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Based on examples from: The University of Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., 2010

 Citing by footnote... 

The Bible:    Gen. 16:1-10 (NRSV)

A classical or medieval text in original language:    Augustine, Confessions, 2.1

A classical or medieval text in English translation:   
   Augustine, Confessions, trans. Edmund Hill, The Works of Saint Augustine: A Translation for the 21st Century (Brooklyn, N.Y:
New City Press, 1990), 2.1.  

A classical or medieval text in translation within a multi-author set of works:   
   Augustine, Confessions, trans. J. G. Pilkington, in The Confessions and Letters of St. Augustin, in A Select Library of the
Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, ed. Philip Schaff (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1983), 2.1. 

A classical or medieval text in translation within a multi-author set of works online:
   Augustine, Confessions, in The Confessions and Letters of St. Augustin, in A Select Library of the
Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, ed. Philip Schaff, in The Christian Classics Ethereal Library
http://www.ccel.org/ccel/schaff/npnf101.html (accessed Sept. 5, 2010), 2.1 

A letter in a published collection: 
   Henry Adams to Charles Milnes Gaskell, Baden, 22 September 1867, in Letters of Henry Adams, 1858-1891, ed. Worthington Chauncey Ford (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930), 133-134. 

A letter in an archival collection:
*  *George Creel to Colonel House, 25 September 1918. Edward M. House Papers, Yale University Library. 

Minutes of an organization in an archival collection:
  Minutes of the Committee for Improving the Condition of the Free Blacks, Pennsylvania Abolition Society,
1790-1803, Papers of the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia. 

Newspaper article:
  Mike Royko, "Next Time, Dan, Take Aim at Arnold," Chicago Tribune, September 23, 1992, sec. 1.
  "In Texas, Ad Heads up Race for Governor," New York Times, July 30, 2002, sec. 2 

Published interview:
  Darcey Steinke, interview by Sam Tanenhaus, Newsweek 102, no. 4 (July 9, 2005), 36

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