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Primary Sources for Historical Research

Databases that Contain Primary Source Materials

Use these databases with caution. Just because a database contains primary sources, does not mean that all the resources available in that database are primary sources. Some also contain secondary sources. Ask yourself the questions listed on the Overview page to determine if what you're looking at is a primary source.

United States History

British History

World History