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History: Primary Sources by Era or Topic

Databases of primary sources arranged by time period or topic

Primary Source Collections

Collections of several types of primary sources curated around a topic or theme.

Use the date range limit to narrow your search to a relevant time period. 

Search for articles published in popular magazines and journals from different times in history.

These collections reprint letters and diary entries that have been previously published in books. Use the Browse Indexes to find references to specific historical or life events.

Digitized collections of books published during different time periods.

about books of this era

Official government publications, including laws, treaties, and records of legislative proceedings.

Digitized photos and art images.

These links allow you to search across multiple databases at the same time.

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