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Slavery in the United States: Primary Sources in the Library

SRS 200

Examples of Primary Sources in the Library

Books:

Finding more such primary sources using the Schaffer Library catalog:

Try the keyword search method.  Here's an example:

Pointers:

  1. To find the above advanced search screen, click on Advanced Search on the Library's home page.  Then select Library Catalog.
  2. Use the asterisk (*) as a wild-card symbol, executing the search on all forms of the word, singular or plural, etc.
  3. Use "or" to include synonyms or alternatives.
  4. Other examples of primary sources might be diaries, advertisements, journals, archives, speeches... Be creative!

Periodicals and Newspapers (digital and searchable):