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Primary Sources for History: Search by keyword

Various primary sources

Keywords to use in GIL Catalog

You can search the GIL Find Catalog to find direct references to primary source material. Perform a keyword search for your topic and add one of the words below: 

(These are several examples of words that would identify a source as primary)

  • charters

  • correspondence

  • diaries

  • early works

  • interviews

  • manuscripts

  • oratory

  • pamphlets

  • personal narratives

  • sources

  • speeches

  • letters

  • documents

Subject Guide

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