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REL_ST 4005/7005: Tangible Christianity

Comparanda are materials for comparison, which may come from the same period or the same place, use the same materials, or display the same iconography.

Using Library Catalogs To Locate Comparanda

  • Pay attention to subject headings, and use them to link from one item to others deemed similar.
  • Genre, location and historical period are often described in subject headings, e.g., Presbyterian Church - Sermons, or Church Buildings - Missouri, or Altars - Early Works to 1800
  • Find out if the item can be borrowed.
  • Start early to allow for transit times.

18th-19th Century Documents

Finding Comparanda: Art

Library Catalogs To Search