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LSS240: Cultural Landscapes and Historic Preservation: Home

Spring 2018 - S. Moga

LSS240 Student Guides Archive

Get help with LibGuides
General orientation to creating Libguides, excellent guides on specfic topics.

Peer tutor LibGuides expert Erin Brozek is available to help LSS240 students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 3 in Young Library, Room 204.

Massachusetts Cultural Resources Information System

MACRIS Database

"The Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System (MACRIS) allows you to search the Massachusetts Historical Commission database for information on historic properties and areas in the Commonwealth.

Users of the database should keep in mind that it does not include information on all historic properties and areas in Massachusetts, nor does it reflect all the information on file on historic properties and areas at the Massachusetts Historical Commission."

Books, Reports & Media

Discover Advanced Search (Catalog Only)

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Searching the library catalog with Discover Advanced

Search for books and media on local and regional history and current conditions using the city or town name with the subject terms chosen on the pull-down menu

  • Northampton (Mass.) -- 

and subject subheadings such as:

  • Buildings, structures, etc.

  • Church history

  • Climate

  • Commerce | Economic conditions

  • Description and travel | Guidebooks

  • Directories

  • Emmigration and immigration | Ethnic relations

  • History -- Chronology | Sources

  • History -- Photographs | Pictorial works

  • Maps | Aerial views

  • Politics and government

  • Population | Census | Biography

  • Rural conditions

  • Social conditions | Social life and customs

  • Statistics

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