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In the Humanities a primary source is an original first hand account of an event or time period which is written or made during or close to the time of the event. It is factual and not an analysis or interpretation.
Primary Source Formats
artefacts and creative works
autobiographies and memoirs
government documents and records
personal records or documents
publications and newspapers
Find Primary Sources in the Catalogue
In the Library Catalogue search for your topic and include one of the following words or phrases: