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Intermediate Senior History

Primary Sources

Due to the open-ended nature of this course, we have chosen not to include lesson plans or detailed media. The resources listed below are archival materials and databases that can be used to find appropriate materials for the course.

Canadiana Online
This virtual library holds the most complete set of full-text historical content about Canada, including books, magazines, and government documents.

Queen's University Archives: Stones
Stones refers to the various cultural communities and human elements that form the foundations of Kingston.

Canada Year Book Historical Collection
Historical data from 1867-1967 with text, tables, charts and maps, and learning resources for both students and teachers.

Frontier Life
This digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand existence on the edges of the anglophone world from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa, and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of settlers and Indigenous peoples in these areas.
Clicking on the Document Type tab will reveal the variety of primary sources available to search.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook
From Fordham University, this resource contains thousands of documents from the modern era.

Video Collections