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Research Guides

History : Canada: Primary Sources

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for Canadian history.


1885 issue of the Illustrated War News courtesy of Peel's Prairie Provinces, 1849 colonial dispatch & 1916 Eaton's catalog courtesy of Before E-Commerce

Digital Book Collections

For books available within the libraries, see search UW Libraries Search using the strategies shown on the Books as Primary Sources page.

Government Documents

Most government material is housed in the Government Publications section on the ground floor of Suzzallo Library. Librarians there can help you find material you need.

Letters & Diaries