The Library Catalogue searches all campuses and colleges in UofT for:
Look at the SUBJECTS of a relevant book to obtain additional keywords for your search:
By-law no. 431, relative to the Board of Health [microform] : passed 27th April 1866, with index and practical remarks to citizens on domestic sanitary regulations and treatment of cholera.
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You can search by Keyword or Subject: Cholera and Toronto
Results include paper versions and sometimes links to electronic versions – reprints, originals, and translations.
If you find a title and no e-version, you can try looking for that title in a Text Collection, such as the Internet Archives Digital Text Collection at: https://archive.org/details/texts. For example:
By-law no. 431, relative to the Board of Health : passed 27th April 1866, with index and practical remarks to citizens on domestic sanitary regulations and treatment of cholera. Available at: https://archive.org/details/cihm_55490
If you don’t have a specific primary source in mind, you can look for one by subject or keyword in the library catalogue:
Cholera and Canada and Letters
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For more tips, see Research Guides such as “HIS 109: Finding Primary Sources.”