History iBook Projects

The Essays

History 302W:

The Home They've Known: An Environmental History of the Juniata Valley  ibook   pdf
Maddison J. Rhoa ~ Fall 2015

The Start of the American Zion: How Irrigation Played a Part  ibook  pdf
Amanda Ward ~ Fall 2015

History 440:

The Role of New England in the First Seige of Louisbourg  pdf
Garrett Barch ~ Fall 2015

Charleston: A Colony Plagued pdf 
Emily Brostek ~ Fall 2015

Road to Rebellion: From Acoma to the Pueblo Revolt  ibook  pdf
Hannah Toombs ~ Fall 2015

An Introduction


This site is a collaborative effort between the library and the Penn State History Department. The essays are written by history students at Penn State, under the supervision of Dr. Tatiana Seijas, History Department. Each essay provides an introduction to a unique and interesting historical topic. Select the documents to read engaging accounts of historical places and events.

Our Mission:
The purpose of this site is to provide the public with readable informative essays, while giving Penn State students an opportunity to publish their research. The site facilitates the university's mission of educational outreach by increasing public access to historical information and engaging researchers in a creative manner.