Electronic Reference Books of the Ancient World
Academic Journals and Databases
Selected Web Resources
Selected Books From the Catalog
A primary source is an original document or a record of a firsthand account of historical events. Primary sources include original manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, memoires, photographs and film footage, statistics and legal records. Primary sources may also include drawings, posters, inscriptions on monuments or tombstones, and writings by observers. Artwork from the time period--paintings, sculpture, architecture, etc.--may also be used as primary source material.
When searching for primary sources consider using the following search terms:
Selected Primary Source Sites: