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Primary Sources: Finding Primary Sources

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Primary sources can be found in a variety of places both online and in person: digital collections, databases, special collections and archives, and more. Get started on your search with these online resources.

Subject Headings

Try these search terms in Library Search or WorldCat:

  • Addresses
  • Autobiograph*
  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • Pamphlets
  • Personal narratives
  • Pictorial Works
  • Sources
  • Speeches
  • Treaties