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ECON 101: Did Economics Win the Two World Wars? (Gordon)

Research guide for Prof. Gordon's Economics First Year Seminar

Northwestern McCormick Library of Special Collections and University Archives

The University Libraries holds a number of archival collections that document WWII activities on campus, among students and staff and within departments, among others. These are print documents with online finding aids. 

Additional Collections of Historical Documents

Databases of Digitized Primary Source Collections

The following multi-subject databases cover a wide variety of subjects and are a good place to start looking for discussions of historical topics, including events surrounding the World Wars.

Wartime News Sources

News stories written at the time events took place are generally considered to be primary sources. The resources below will help you find wartime news coverage. Popular articles and editorials of the time can also help illustrate public attitudes during the wars.