|--Diaries||--Songs and music|
|--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.||--Facsimiles|
|--Records and correspondence||--Manuscripts|
You can use any of these terms in a Boolean Keyword search of your topic. For example: Eisenhower and correspondence.
The History Research Guide lists other online primary source collections.
Always consult the reference lists and bibliographies of books and journal articles that you find; these bibliographies help identify other valuable materials on your topic. Your next step is to determine whether KL owns that book or journal article.
e.g.: Suppose you find the following citation in the bibliography of a book or article you're reading:
Michael Ottolenghi, “Harry Truman’s Recognition of Israel,” The Historical Journal 47 no. 4 (2004): 963–88.
Check to see if KL owns this journal by
If Kresge Library does not have this article, you can order a copy through Interlibrary Loan.
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.