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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville

HIST 250- The Historian's Craft: Digitized Primary Source Collections

This guide will help you to understand the importance of of Historiography and will assist you in applying the latest methodology in conducting research in primary sources.

Ramsey Library Database

Another good place to check for primary sources is:

Primary Source Collections from Ramsey Library's Databases

Additional Online Research Tools and Aids

National Archives and Records Administration Genealogy ...

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Digitized Primary Source Collections

 

Library of Congress Digital Collections: Newspapers, photographs, documents, and other materials from the Library of Congress's extensive collections

Making of America: The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction

Documenting the American South: Contains texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture, from the University of North Carolina libraries

The National Park Service Online GalleryA comprehensive library of NPS images, video, audio, maps, presentations, documents and more.

Cold War International History Project: From the Wilson Center

EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History: A directory of primary sources sites compiled by Brigham Young University

World Digital Library- Provides free access to maps, photographs, manuscripts, sound recordings, and documents from around the globe

Primary Sources from DocsTeach: Thousands of online primary source documents from the National Archives to bring the past to life 

The National Archives Catalog: Find online primary source material from The National Archive's Online Catalog

Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents in American History

Online Exhibits

Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage

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