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Women's History: Primary Sources

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Primary Sources in Women's History

Find Primary Sources

To find Primary Sources, search for letters, diaries, autobiographies, government documents of the period, etc.  For example, search for "Abraham Lincoln and diary" or  "Abraham Lincoln and government documents".

You can also add "Primary Sources" to your key word searches in library databases, for example: Civil War and Primary Sources.


Primary Sources in Library Databases

Primary Sources on the Internet