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History - Primary Sources

Finding Primary Sources at Moore Library

Primary sources are first-hand accounts, original works, or original research, produced at the time or immediately after the event it is about.  Primary sources come in many formats, including correspondence, diaries, official government documents, minutes of meetings, and much more.

To locate primary source material housed at Moore Library, use the Library's catalog's subject search.


Select the Advanced Search feature.  Type your general search term such as "continental congress" in the first box and select "Keyword Anywhere".  Then in the second box type "sourc*" or "correspondence*" or another more focused term.  Then select Subject as the search catagory.



Search Results

The search gives you 121 results: