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Political Science by Sandra Ley: Primary Sources

OntheWeb: Primary Docs

Government Documents OntheWeb

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Minnesotahistory. (2015, September 1). Primary vs. Secondary Sources [Video]. https://youtu.be/TgU1BcDStK0

Primary Sources

  • ​Artifacts 
  • Photographs
  • Audio recordings 
  • Diaries
  • Email
  • Interviews
  • Oral histories
  • Original Studies
  • Letters
  • Documents 
  • Government Documents
  • Photographs
  • Proceedings of Meetings, conferences, symposia
  • Speeches
  • Survey Research 
  • First-person video recordings  
  • Works of art
  • Works architecture
  • Works of literature
  • Works of music 
  • Newspaper articles written at the time of the even