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Locating Primary Sources for a History Assignment

You have several options to find primary sources.

1) Check the sources used in the history books and articles you have found on your topic: check out the notes and the bibliography (What documents did the authors use? Where can they be found?)

2) Search directories to find online digital archives on your topic:
3) Explore the many websites that offer digitized copies of original primary sources. See the list on the history research guide for a sample of useful sites or contact a librarian.

4) Use books at Kresge Library that compile primary sources. See a tutorial on finding primary sources at Kresge Library or ask a librarian for assistance.

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