Books are shelved in general subject categories using the Library of Congress classification system. You may want to supplement your use of the catalog book search with browsing shelf areas for your topic.
HQ The family. Marriage. Women
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Searching the catalog (above) will lead you to books at Gustavus. It will also connect you with books at many other libraries in Minnesota (select All Libraries to search once you're in the catalog). Explore these links to find books at other libraries & online.
To find primary source materials available in the Gustavus library, go to the Advanced Search in the library catalog. In one of the search boxes, enter the word "source" and set the field to "Subject." Then, enter keywords related to your topic in another box. This search will bring back primary source materials that are in edited volumes.