UW Libraries Search enables you to locate published secondary sources written by scholars and researchers about historical topics. You may also use it to locate both published compilations of primary sources -- documents, letters, journals, etc. and archival or manuscript collections held by UW Libraries in both print and digital forms. Additionally, during your searches in UW Libraries Search you may find books that can be primary sources if they were written in the time period that your project is examining. See the search boxes below for suggestions for terms to locate primary resources via the catalog.
Terms useful for locating primary sources in the UW Libraries Catalog:
Combine words like the ones listed above with your topic to locate published primary sources or archive collections at the UW.
Sample searches for secondary sources