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History 100 (Malloy): Primary Sources

The Historian's Craft

Major Primary Source Collections

Find more by Googling your topic and stick "primary sources" at the end of your search. There are many collections available online for free.

Example: working women factory "primary sources"

You can also Google "primary sources" and LibGuides to find library research guides that have listed links to a variety of primary source collections. Many academic libraries use a tool called LibGuides made by Springshare to create guides, including the one for your class.

Example: working class women "primary sources" libguides

Primary Sources Databases

Find more using both the Subject and All Databases by Type limiters in the Databases A-Z list.

Historical Newspaper Databases

Find more using both the Subject and All Databases by Type limiters in the Databases A-Z list.