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Primary Sources

Starting Your Research

  • Encyclopedias, Biographical Dictionaries often list bibliographies of primary and secondary sources
  • Bibliographies list secondary and primary sources
  • Queen’s Library catalogue for primary source material on your topic
  • Newspaper and historical magazine articles 
  • Primary Source databases 
  • Government Documents for public records, reports and statistics
  • Unique collections at Queen’s include microform collections, Special Collections and the University Archives
  • Web resources for primary source collections 
  • Subject Primary Sources can be found on our subject guides

For further information, see Princeton University Library's Primary Sources: a Guide for Historians.