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HIST 1371: African-American Experience Since 1877

Primary Sources in Multidisciplinary Archives

This is only a partial selection of the library's primary source databases. For a complete list, click here.

Use Google to Find Other Archives

Combine these terms with topical keywords to find primary sources from cultural heritage and educational organizations. 

primary sources

archives

special collection

library or museum

exhibition

digital exhibit

digital collection

papers or manuscripts

teacher's kit

curriculum

lesson plans

learning objects

You can also search for sources in specific formats, such as:

account ledgers

acts

archival footage

audio

clippings

correspondence

diaries

deeds

ephemera

film / video

financial records

govt. publications

handbooks

invitations

lab notebooks

legal records

legislation

letters

maps

memoirs

menus

military orders

newspapers

oral histories

pamphlets

paintings

photographs

polls

posters

press releases

prints

reports

scrapbooks

sermons

speeches

telegraphs

treaties

tickets

wills

Adapted from a handout by Robin M. Katz

Examples of Topical Archives From Around the Web