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European History


France in Primary Sources

Guide to researching early modern and modern European History 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: Data & Statistics

    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: Government Documents and State Papers

    Sources: Films and other A/V

    Sources: Literature and other Writing

    Sources: Maps

    Sources: Newspapers and Other Periodicals

    For historical newspapers and television, visit BC Libraries' Historical News page.

    Sources: Pamphlets

    Sources: Personal Papers

    Topics: Colonial History

    Topic: France in the Americas

    Topic: French Revolution

    Topic: French Revolution of 1848

    Topics: Napoleon

    For Additional Help

    For additional recommendations, contact your History Liaison, Erin, at or schedule an appointment.