Find Primary Sources in Our Library Catalog

Use the Libraries' WorldCat catalog (the main search box on the library homepage) to find primary sources. Just type in your usual search terms and add one of the terms listed below!

  • Sources
  • Personal narratives
  • Diaries
  • Correspondence
  • Interviews
  • Autobiography
  • Memoirs
  • Description and travel
  • Pictorial works

Find Primary Sources Online

Primary sources are increasingly available online as historical societies, museums, and other organizations digitize their primary source collections. Try adding the terms below to your online search: 

  • "primary sources"
  • interview
  • "oral history"
  • "digital library"

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Annie Larson
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Alcuin Library
Saint John's University