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HIST 1010 - Introduction to the Study of History

Five Primary Source Options to Begin Your Research

         
"Primary sources are those texts and objects that come to us from the time period of interest".
- Lipartito, Kenneth. "Historical Sources and Data." Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (2014): 284-304.       

 

The library catalog (One Search) and the newspaper and magazine databases listed are a good place to begin searching for primary sources. The Primary Sources - Advanced option will provide additional primary source options based on time period, location, and social groups.