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Historian's Craft/Historiography (33-301/33-601): Primary sources - books

Subject/Author

Subject Searching Subdivisions
Search library catalogs with these Subject Heading subdivisions to find primary sources:

  • s:sources
    Subject Heading Examples:
    Soviet Union -- History -- Sources
    France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence – Sources
  • s:correspondence
    Subject Heading Examples:
    Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Correspondence
    Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953 – Correspondence
  • s:personal narratives
    Subject Heading Examples:
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
    Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949 -- Personal narratives
  • s:diaries
    Subject Heading Examples:
    War correspondents -- United States -- Diaries.
    Bush, George, 1924- -- Diaries.
  • s:speeches
    Subject Heading Examples:
    Speeches, addresses, etc.
  • s:pictorial works
    Subject Heading Examples:
    Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Pictorial works.
    Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Pictorial works.
  • s:archiv*
    Subject Heading Examples:
    McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946 -- Archives.
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Claims -- Archival resources.
  • s:material culture
    Subject Heading Example:
    Material culture.

Author Searching
If an historical figure that is important to your research has published books, search for them as an author:

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