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Introduction to Historical Research : Archival sources

This guide is an introduction to selected resources available for historical research. It covers both primary sources and secondary materials.

Sample Digital Archival Collections

A growing number of archival materials are being digitized and researchers are able to access increasing amounts of materials online.

Here are a few examples of the sorts of materials available:

Finding Archival Sources

Archival sources can often be difficult to find, however, there a number of tools that can help you find both local, national, and international archival materials.

Local Digital Archival Collections