Primary sources are original accounts or records of historical events. These sources are from the time period involved, and they have not been filtered through interpretation. Primary sources include:
Note: Newspaper, magazine, and journal articles and books were written at the time about a particular event are often considered primary sources. These accounts were usually written by journalists or other observers at the time of the event. Materials that are written later and/or provide historical analysis are considered secondary sources.
The library contains many historical books that are considered primary. To find these books, search in Seeker on the Library's homepage.
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