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primary sources:

personal writings and oral histories

                                  LETTERS *  DIARIES * ORAL HISTORIES * PERSONAL NARRATIVES



search the Catalog for KEYWORDS such as

diaries war

oral histories indians

Emily Dickinson letters

personal narratives women

religion* primary sources



Historic Documents. Text and commentary on over 3000 documents in many subjects.

In the First Person: an Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Personal Narratives

This is an index to sources, not a full text database.


Historical sources in our Special Collections department

Includes transcripts for the "Lee Collections", "George Washington Collections", "Local Historical and Genealogical Research" , and many other collected papers.

Voices from the Days of Slavery. (LOC American Memory Project). Interviews taken between 1932 and 1975 in nine Southern States.