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Political Science: Primary Documents

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Primary Documents

General Considerations

Identifying Primary Sources

See the tutorial Primary vs. Secondary Sources (Twin Cities Library, St. Mary's University of Minnesota) for a definition and examples of Primary Sources.

Tips for Searching the Internet

Search terms to include: oration, speeches, letters, diaries, primary sources, archives. Limit search to specific extensions (e.g., .edu or .gov).

Edited Digital Information Through History (E.D.I.T.H.), Emmanuel College

Edited Digital Information Through History (E.D.I.T.H.)
Collaboration between the Emmanuel College History Department, students, and the staff of the Cardinal Cushing Library. (Read more)

Photographs

Historical Maps

Boston Public Library Resources

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