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Finding Primary Sources

A guide for finding and identifying primary sources online.


Need some primary sources for your paper or project? This is the place to go! On this guide, we provide tips for identifying primary sources, learning the different between libraries and archives, books vs manuscripts, the best places to search for materials, and what to do when you still can't find what you need. Use the tabs on the left to navigate the guide. And remember, if you're having trouble, you can always ask for help!