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PSY313: History of Psychology: Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Below are a selection of resources that will help you find primary sources. You can also find a lot more information on primary sources in our full Primary Source Guide!

Primary Sources in JKM Databases

Searching for Primary Resources

When searching the library catalog, databases, journals, or the archives and special collections materials, try using these keywords in your search to locate primary sources. Use the Advanced Search to combine subject headings associated with primary sources and keywords on your topic, such as:

  • Sources
  • Diaries
  • Pamphlets
  • Correspondence
  • Interviews
  • Personal narratives
  • Early works 
  • Archives
  • Description and travel
  • Facsimilies
  • Pictorial works
  • Manuscript
  • Photographs
  • Oral-history
  • Census

Newspaper Resources

Free Primary Sources

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