HIST 4961: History Major Paper

This guide is designed for new researchers to find articles, sources and get started with research in topics related to history including all periods of history and all geographical areas.

Primary Source Databases

Below is a list of some of the main primary source databases for history.

Finding Primary Source Materials in Library Catalog

Additional resources can be found by searching the University of Minnesota Libraries' Catalog.

Enter the term "sources" as a subject keyword and the keywords for the country, event or topic (e.g. "United States" "great depression" su="sources") 

Finding Primary Sources Using the University Archives

The University of Minnesota Archives is the official home for the University's valuable historical documents, collections, data, photographs, publications, and websites. The Archives collections and staff support the information needs of the entire University community and are open to the public, including in-person and remote researchers.

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