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History 391: The Trial in American History: Primary Sources at K

What is a Primary Source?

A primary source records or documents events as seen or experienced directly by witnesses or persons involved in those events.

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Primary Sources in Research

Primary Source Databases subscribed to by the K Library

For off campus to these databases, see Off Campus Access

 Primary Sources in the Kalamazoo College Library

   Use these search terms in OneSearch to locate primary sources (search by subject and keyword)

  • Case Studies
  • Autobiographies
  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Speeches

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