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Primary Sources - Advanced Methods

This guide directs the user to primary source options based on geographic location, time period, or social group. Includes best practices for searching.

Where to find Primary Sources

There are many primary source options to choose from.

Options can be based on geographic location, time periods, and social groups.           

     

      

Geographic Location and Time Period Options

 

Iowa History

   

1836 - 1926 1927 - 2000

 

American History
 

1640 - 1849 1850 - 1926 1927 - 1979 1980 - 2000

 

World History  

 

Antiquity to Enlightenment      1790 - 1979              1980 - 2000        

      

   

   

Social Group Options

 

 

Asian (American)

 

Black

       

Latinx        

 

LGBTQIA2S+

 

Native (American)

 

Women       

   

    

More Options for Locating Additional Primary Historical Sources

 

Library Discovery Systems from Major Universities

    

Chicago Manual of Style Online