History uses "Turabian". The Turabian manual interprets Chicago Style in an easy to understand way for students. It is still Chicago Style.
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A Quick Guide is available online from the publisher or you can consult the full Chicago Manual Online.
The Chicago & Turabian Manuals include primary sources as well by type of source (newspaper, letters, documents, etc.) but sometimes you will need to find the closest match and adapt your citation.
14.229: Examples of note forms for manuscript collections
14.230: Examples of bibliography entries for manuscript collections
Footnote1. Name of author, "Name of item," date (date-mo-year), Name of collection, Item locator, Repository.
Name of collection, Name of repository.
See Chicago 14.228 re: Collections of letters
1. Joseph Battell to President Ezra Brainerd, 2 February 1893, A2 President Brainerd, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives (hereafter cited as MC Archives). http://middarchive.middlebury.edu/cdm/ref/collection/archadmin/id/2136
A2 President Brainerd, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
1. Ruth Hesselgrave, Scrapbook of Ruth Hesselgrave, class 1918, circa 1915-1919, College Archives, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
College Archives, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
1. Photograph of Ezra Brainerd, Middlebury College President, 1864, College Archives A2 PF, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
No bibliographic entry is required for photographs. Put all required information in the footnote or text.
Sample paper using Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed) with footnotes (opens as a PDF document)
Sample paper using the Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed) author / date (opens as a PDF document)
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