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American History: Find Books

 Primary Source Print Books

Primary sources provide firsthand accounts of events, usually by witnesses or those who lived through the events discussed.

Primary sources include:

  • Diaries
  • Autobiographies
  • Memoirs
  • Letters
  • Oral histories 

‚ÄčNewspaper accounts and pamphlets can also be used as primary sources, depending on the instructor's guidelines.

Primary Source eBooks

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