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History: Medieval: About

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Source: Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 009.


Welcome to the Medieval History Guide. This guide provides links to the most useful databases and electronic and print resources for researching the European medieval history. Use the tabs to navigate through the pages of this guide.

  • Articles - major databases for identifying articles 
  • Periodicals - journals and other serial publications 
  • Books - databases for identifying print and electronic books
  • Encyclopedias - background information, handbooks, and guides
  • Bibliographies -  printed and online works that list scholarly materials 
  • Primary Sources: Manuscripts - links to collections of illuminated manuscripts
  • Primary Sources - diaries, letters, travel writings, government documents, and more

See the guides for European history and British & Irish history for additional resources.


Many thanks to Theresa Mudrock, from whom I borrowed the organizational structure (and some content) for this guide.