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Primary Sources

Primary sources can be a bit confusing. The purpose of this guide is to help you understand primary sources and where and how to find them.

Can't find what you need @ the library? Check out the following online sources:

**Additional history primary sources can be found in the History & Political Science research guides. 

Outside Resources


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