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Primary Sources

How to find primary sources on the web and in the Broome Library.

Primary Source Collections for US History

These collections bring together millions of items ranging from manuscripts to photographs, from books to film. The collections are strongest in pre-1925 material due to copyright considerations.

Adapted: RUSA

RUSA LibGuides for US, Canadian, European, and Latin American History

The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) is a network to educate, empower, and inspire its members to advance the evolution of the profession and better serve users in a continuously changing information society.

RUSA is a division of the American Library Association.  RUSA serves all types of libraries in reference, user services, adult readers advisory and collection development as well as resource sharing, genealogy and archives, business reference and reference technology.