History 341: Colonial America Homepage

Gettysburg College 
Department of History
Professor Timothy J. Shannon
email: tshannon@gettysburg.edu

The Gettysburg College Special Collections contains a number of primary sources from early America.  In order to increase the number of people who have access to these documents, they are being made available electronically, in their original format.

Click on the links below to view some of the class web site projects that students in this course have completed using these sources.

Education in Colonial America
Calvinist Theology and Early American Child-Rearing
Practical and Occult Uses of Astrology in Colonial America

Documents from Gettysburg College Special Collections

Other Primary Sources

Transcription of Text

View the full text transcription of Poor Richard's Almanac from the US Historic Document site. Transcriptions of more Poor Richard's and other 18th Century documents can be found at the US Historic Document site.

Other Resources on the Web

Last updated: January 31, 2001