What is a primary source?
A primary source is an immediate, first-hand account of a topic from people who had a direct connection with it.
Primary sources can include
- autobiography or memoir
- historical document
- newspaper article
- work of art
Where can I locate Primary Sources?
- Linden Hall Library Databases (look at the suggested databases linked on the research guide for your project)
- Books in the Library Catalog (use the search term "primary source")
- Search sources listed on this research guide