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Handbook for Historians  

Guide to writing research papers for the History Department at Le Moyne College
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This guide will assist you in writing research papers for the History department at

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Each paper must have the following elements:

Below is a full table of contents of all the pages on this guide:

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This guide is an adaptation of A Handbook for Historians, by John W. Langdon (2006) which is available in print at the reference desk or on reserve.

A previous online version was adapted by:

  • William L. Bamann, Class of 2010
  • Inga H. Barnello, Associate Librarian
  • Barbara J. Blaszak, Professor of History
  • Bruce Erickson, Assistant Professor of History
  • Robert Zens, Assistant Professor of History.
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