Locate Primary Sources on the Free Web
1. Use Terminology to Highlight Primary Sources
"oral history" etc.
2. Limit to a Specific Domain
Strategies to Locate a Subscription Database
Note: While free web searching, you may find references to subscription databases. Return to our A-Z Databases listing and search for that database. We may subscribe to it.
This guide has a section on Primary Source Databases. It does not include all items in our A-Z Databases listing.
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The Chicago Manual of Style refers to archival materials as manuscripts. Manuscripts information starts at 14.221. These are common elements for manuscript citations though it is not uncommon for elements to be missing.
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