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Finding Books with Primary Sources
You may pair an appropriate subject heading with additional subject terms that identify materials as primary sources. Some of these terms are:
- early works to 1800
- personal narratives
- Women AND suffrage AND diaries
- Abraham Lincoln AND speeches
- California Gold Rush AND sources
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On results page, check box Books & Videos on Library Shelves. All available books, videos and eBooks will be displayed.
e-Books - examples
Voices of the U. S. Latino Experience by
Publication Date: 2008-11-01
This book provides more than 400 crucial primary documents from and concerning the major Latino groups in the United States. Sources include letters, memoirs, speeches, articles, essays, interviews, treaties, government reports and testimony.
American Decades Primary Sources by
Publication Date: 2003-12-05
Each volume includes approximately 165 full-text or excerpted historical documents from the period representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from the decade. These documents include advertisements, commercials, diaries, literary works, newspaper articles, memoirs, periodical articles, speeches and other types of primary source materials.
Publication Date: 2005-11-11
This book contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art.
Gender Issues and Sexuality by
Publication Date: 2006-08-25
This title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.
A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era by
Publication Date: 2014-10-17
"A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era" is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. Collectively, the four volumes in this series give scholars, teachers, and students easy access to the full texts of the most important, fundamental documents as well as hard to- find, rarely published primary sources on this critical period in U.S. history.