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Intermediate Senior History

Primary Sources

Primary sources are original sources, in which witnesses or first recorders describe a time, person or event. They are the subjective interpretation of a witness to an event and serve as the materials historians use to analyze the past. Primary sources can either be the original document or published at a later date in electronic, microfilm and printed collections.

For information about Primary Sources, please visit the Library's guide on Primary Sources

There are some free, online (open access) primary sources available.  Here are some national, provincial, and local resources:

Primary sources - resources