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History Research Guide: History 113 (Business)

Researching Canadian business people

The boxes in the guide lead you to resources relevant to the Biographical Study assignment. Enjoy the hunt!

Advertisement for J.E. Seagram, Distiller. The Advocate. : Vol. 1, No. 26 (August 2, 1894) p 611.
Advertisement for J.E. Seagram in "The Advocate" via Canadiana Online
Interested in the Waterloo Seagram family business? See UW Library's Special Collections & Archives page.

Background & biographies

These two resources provide authoritative information about many Canadians and their activities. Entries often include bibliographies and suggested readings that can lead to you to additional sources.

Library catalogue

Search for books or articles


Advanced search

Dana Porter Library's 6th floor.Dana Porter Library's 6th floor, where books are shelved in alpha-numeric call number order.

Primary sources: documents from the period

Graphic from Early Canadiana Online's top page.

Research databases for scholarly articles

Chicago Manual of Style and other writing guides

Need research help?

Contact Jane Forgay, History Librarian