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HIST 290 Intro to Historical Studies: Find Primary Sources

Find Primary Sources

Microfilm and Microfiche

Archives

Newspapers, Magazines, and Speeches

Finding Primary Sources in Primo

Primary sources in Primo are marked by certain endings to their subject headings.

These endings include:

-- Correspondence

ex: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Correspondence

-- Interviews

ex: African Americans -- Interviews

-- Pictorial Works

ex: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 -- Pictorial works

-- Personal narratives

ex: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

-- Sources

ex: Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources