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History Research: Primary Sources

This guide provides students with recommended resources for conducting research on topics related to History. Use the tabs above to navigate through the pages of the guide.

Primary Sources

Primary sources are the evidence of history. They are first-person accounts or direct evidence of the topics or events you are researching. There are many types of primary sources: letters, diaries, photographs, autobiographies, speeches, interviews, oral histories, and more.

 Primary Sources Guide