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Economic History


Commodities in Primary Sources

This is a brief guide to primary and scholarly resources related to economic history for students and faculty at Boston College.

What's on This Page

This page has a lot on it. You can use the following anchors (links down the page) to jump straight to a relevant box.

    Broad Digital Collections

    Sources: Commodities in Context

    Sources: Digital Collections on Commodities

    Sources: Historical Reports and Government Data

    More Data & Mapping Resources

    The databases listed here are just the beginning of our statistical and spatial data collections. See the Digital Scholarship Portal for a more complete list.

    Sources: U.S. Advertisements and Broshures