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AMST/ARTH 307N: American Art and Society (Dr. Alicia Bott)

This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's AMST/ARTH 307N taught by Dr. Alicia Bott. It includes numerous research sources about American art history, including information about the J. Randall Plummer Photography Collection.


This page is a list of resources for your assignment of writing a biography for the Pennsylvania Center for the Book's Literary and Cultural Heritage Maps of Pennsylvania project. 

Below are general-purpose resources that should be useful for most topics. There may be additional resources to use, depending on the specific person you've chosen to research. If you'd like help, please contact Bernadette A. Lear (, the PACFTB project administrator. 

Start Here: Secondary Sources

Start Here: Arts Resources

Digging Deeper: Primary Sources

Beyond Penn State, there are additional resources that could be pursued at local libraries and historical societies, and at organizations related to the topic of your search. Ask a librarian for help in identifying the best contacts.

Digging Deeper: Arts Resources