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Historical Research

guide to select resource for historical research, including online digital collections, and print and microform collections in the Blume Library, including primary sources

What is in this Guide?

This research guide describes resources available to you when searching for history-related materials at the Blume Library, at other libraries and archives, and online. 

In addition, this guide gives you an basic picture of the difference between primary and secondary sources for history and lists some primary resource materials available locally and online.

photo of a collection of Pepy's Diaries, primary source

(image: "Library Books 3" by pobrecito33 on Flickr under a Creative Commons license.)