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The Hanover Historical Texts Collection began in 1995 and pioneered in making primary texts available online. Since then we have continued to add to the collection, focusing on documents likely to be useful in history or humanities classes.

Keyword searching for primary source documents digitized and edited by Hanover faculty, staff, and students: 



The history faculty at Hanover College has prepared many excerpts of primary sources for our classes.
Although the public is welcome to review them, they are intended primarily for our own use.
For documents we have prepared with the public in mind, see the Hanover Historical Texts Collection and the search box above.

Keyword searching for primary sources excerpted by Hanover faculty for their classes:


The History Department website also offers material other than primary sources (such as syllabi and career or graduate school advice).

Keyword searching for entire History Department website: