Start your research for National History Day 2021-2022: Debate and Diplomacy with this guide.
This guide highlights people, organizations, and social and political movements within the United States that are relevant to the 2021-2022 National History Day theme: Debate and Diplomacy. The subjects listed in the navigation menu highlight areas in which the Schlesinger holds strong numbers of relevant collections. Materials for this guide were found by searching in HOLLIS, Harvard's online library catalog, for general terms like "debate" and "diplomacy," as well as those specific search terms for topics as noted at the top of each page.
The collections listed in this guide may help you develop or support your National History day project. At the time of this guide's publication, the Schlesinger Library is not yet open to non-Harvard affiliates for in-person research visits. Collections with freely available digital components are noted throughout the guide. Please contact us with any questions about how to access materials that are not yet available online.
Digitized materials from Schlesinger collections are often made available via the online finding aid. Please see the HOLLIS for Archival Discovery Guide for help navigating finding aids. Researchers new to finding aids and archival research may also be interested in Finding Your Way Through Finding Aids by Dorothy Berry, which gives a thorough overview of the purpose and use of finding aids.
The Schlesinger has posted guides in the past that reflect this year's theme of Debate and Diplomacy. Visitors to this guide may also be interested other research guides, available on the Schlesinger Library's Subject Guide webpage.
This guide was created by Teddy Schneider.