Primary sources such as diaries, letters, official documents, drawings, and photographs may be reprinted in books and government documents included in library collections.
Tips for finding primary sources in the library:
A primary source document or collection is the “raw stuff” of history. Diaries, letters, newspapers, recordings and films provide an upfront, often revealing, glimpse at a particular person, event or historical time period. When using primary source material, it is important to devise a sound research strategy. Follow the link above for more details.