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Finding Your Place 110: Clothing, Textiles and Identity of Place: Primary Resources

What Are Primary Resources

Original records created at the time historical events occurred or well after events in the form of memoirs and oral histories. May include letters, diaries, manuscripts, journals, speeches, newspapers, interviews, memoirs, government documents, photographs, audio recordings, film or video recordings, research data, and objects or artifacts such as works of art or ancient roads, buildings, and tools.

Example:

Letter written by George Mason to John Mason

 

Credit: George Mason Primary Resources Guide

GeorgeMasonLetter

Useful Primary Source Collections

Primary Resources

Sewanee Primary Sources - online

Jessie Ball duPont Library, University of the South
178 Georgia Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383
931.598.1664