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HSTR 437: US - Latin American Relations

This guide will help you get started in your research for History 437.

Primary Source Keywords

Consider using these keywords when searching for primary sources using library catalogs:

  • records
  • manuscripts
  • writings
  • papers
  • letters
  • corresondence
  • documents
  • sources

About Primary Sources

These websites contain information about primary sources - what they are, where to find them, and how to use them in your research:

Using Primary Sources on the Web (American Library Association)

Why Study History Through Primary Sources? (Fordham)

How to Read a Primary Source (Bowdoin)

Library Research Using Primary Sources (Berkeley)

Primary Source Databases and Websites