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History: Primary Sources

Primary Sources: A definition

Written primary sources are first-hand accounts from people who witnessed or were involved in the events being described. They include letters or reports written by the people involved, official documents, or photographs of the events. They also include memoirs written later.

Finding Other Primary Source Books

You can search the book catalog using the TITLE words "Sources" or "Documents" to find additional books or ebooks.

General Primary Sources- Websites

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