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HIST 4800: Great Conspiracies in United States History: Freemasonry & Illuminati

This guide is a compilation of library and Internet sources that may be useful for researching conspiracies in United States history.

Essential Primary Source

Although the BGSU Libraries don't own the following book, there is one OhioLINK copy available to be borrowed and there are quite a few full text versions available for free on the Internet. Some of these are listed below.

Searching for Books

When you know the title of the item you are seeking, the first step is to search by title in an online catalog.

In all of these catalogs, you can use the subject headings:

  • Freemasonry -- United States -- History
  • Freemasonry -- United States -- History -- 18th century
  • Freemasons -- United States -- History
  • Illuminati

Searching for eBooks

Because this has been a topic for many years, there may be books in the following databases that are full text because they are no longer copyrighted.

Searching for Articles