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Primary Sources for Local History: Primary Source Books

Primary source collections for the history of Northwest Florida, Pensacola, Mobile, and the Gulf Coast.

 Primary Source Print Books

Primary sources provide first hand accounts of events. These are generally created by witnesses or those who lived through the events discussed. Primary sources include diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, letters and oral histories. Newspaper accounts and pamphlets can also be used as primary sources, depending on the instructor's guidelines.

The following are some primary sources books located in the libraries. To see if book is available, click on the Campus at the bottom of the record.

Primary Source eBooks

To locate more primary source eBooks in the library catalog, click here, then limit to eBooks by clicking on eBook in the left margin.