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Primary and Secondary Sources

Where to find Primary Sources in Print?

You may wonder where and how to find primary sources.  The Concordia University Texas Library offers some primary sources in print (and online) formats.  To find such sources, a good way to start is by heading to the online catalog from our Voyager system.  Try adding terms such as ‘memoir’ or ‘diary’ to your search query.  Searching using the keyword ‘autobiography’ is also often helpful.

Print Primary Source Examples

Below are a few examples of print primary source materials found at the Concordia University Texas Library:

E 181 .W273 2001

Carroll, Andrew, ed. War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars. New

York: Scribner, 2001. Print.

E 173 .M2

MacDonald, William, ed. Documentary Source Book of American History 1606-1913. New York:

The Macmillan Company, 1921. Print.

Ref HA 202 .A385 1960

U.S. Bureau of the Census. Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1957.

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1960. Print.

E 169.1 .P598

White, David Manning, ed. The Great Contemporary Issues Series: Popular Culture.  New York:

Arno Press, 1978. Print.

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