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provide first-hand testimony or direct evidence concerning a topic
under investigation. They are created by witnesses or recorders who
experienced the events or conditions being documented. Often these
sources are created at the time when the events or conditions are
occurring, but primary sources can also include autobiographies, memoirs,
and oral histories recorded later. Primary sources are characterized
by their content, regardless of whether they are available in original
format, in microfilm/microfiche, in digital format, or in published
format."--Yale University Library.
Finding Primary Sources
Search by keyword for your topic in the online catalog and add one of these words
Search for a subject such as France--History--20th century and add the subdivision Sources.
Early Canadiana Online Digital versions of texts of works from Canada's heritage. Includes Canadian Women's History, Champlain Society Publications, Colonial Government Journals, English Canadian Literature, and more.