History 1483

Source Pairings. A list of 22 topics from colonial America to the Civil War. These topics jump start your research by pairing an article by a historian (a secondary source) with an example of a historical document (a primary source) from the event the historian is discussing. Now go find your own primary sources!

Primary Source Collections. These websites provide collections of related primary sources you can use in your research paper. Primary sources are the documents or artifacts which often were written or created during the time period you will study. These might include letters, diaries, speeches, newspaper articles, government reports, speeches, census materials, laws, court records, corporate reports and minutes, maps, photographs, or pottery. Select a limited number of related sources from one of these online archives, and create your own original research project!

History 1493

Source Pairings. A list of topics and sources from Reconstruction to the Reagan Era. These topics jump start your research by pairing an article by a historian (a secondary source) with an example of a historical document (a primary source) from the event the historian is discussing. Now go find your own primary sources!

Primary Source Collections. These websites provide collections of related primary sources you can use in your research paper. Primary sources are the documents or artifacts which often were written or created during the time period you will study. These might include letters, diaries, speeches, newspaper articles, government reports, speeches, census materials, laws, court records, corporate reports and minutes, maps, photographs, or pottery. Select a limited number of related sources from one of these online archives, and create your own original research project!