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ARH382 American Art (Carso)

Sample art piece for exhibition catalog entry

Image of Minnehaha, and 1868 bust by American artist Edmonia Lewis

Welcome - let's walk through your assignment together using this sculpture!

For the purposes of this guide, we will use this marble bust by Edmonia Lewis, Minnehaha (1868)to move through the process of finding books and articles for your exhibition catalog entry assignment. You can also find this work here on the Metroplitan Museum of Art website

Each tab in this guide provides direct links to specific tools for conducting library research, but also short video tutorials in which we will walk through some of the strategies and methods for locating relevant scholarly materials to support your research. 

The videos are also listed below and follow the research process from initial queries in reference sources through searching for articles:


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