Combine terms from the box in the center of this page with your subject areas in the UW Libraries Search box above.
Sample: Benito Mussolini diaries
After the results are shown locate the left hand box titled "Language". Click on English to only view sources available in English.
Primary sources include documents or artifacts created by a witness to or participant in an event. They can be firsthand testimony or evidence created during the time period that you are studying.
Primary sources may include diaries, letters, interviews, oral histories, photographs, newspaper articles, government documents, poems, novels, plays, and music. The collection and analysis of primary sources is central to historical research.
Terms useful for locating primary sources in the UW Libraries Search: