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Primary & Secondary Sources: Finding Primary Sources

This guide explains the differences between primary and secondary sources, including how to identify them, the different formats, and finding them.

Primary sources are often found in "archives", "special collections", "exhibits", "repositories", "records", and places labelled similarly. Just remember that they are original creative works, recorded at the time of the event, and/or first-hand evidence.

Film & Theater

Databases:

Online Collections:

History

Databases:

Online Collections: