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About Primary Sources

PrimaryPrimary sources are records created at the time of an event or experience, or as told by people who were present at the event such as those listed below.

There are more primary sources on the Open Access page. Look for the scroll symbol.

Get tips on Analyzing Primary Sources and Finding Primary Sources.

  • letters
  • diaries
  • government documents
  • photographs
  • oral histories
  • artifacts
  • works of literature
  • maps


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