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Primary Sources in the Humanities

A guide to locating primary sources

Books

Books

Use the Library Catalog or Worldcat (listed below) to find books:
  • Search in the "Author" field to find materials written by the person, i.e. autobiographies, diaries, letters, speeches.

  • Use the "subject" field to find materials about a topic that are primary sources. Use your topic plus any of the keywords listed below. For example, to find primary sources from World War I, try:

    • "World War I" and "sources"

    • "World War I" and "personal narratives"

  • "World War I" and "letters"

  • "World War I" and "diaries"

Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021 11:41 AM
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Books

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank