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A Guide to Primary Sources: Reference Books

The materials listed are a sampling of resources that may prove helpful in historical research. Look, too, for collections of documents published as anthologies or for important historical texts from the many sources listed below.

Reference Books

    • American Decades Primary Sources
      This resource provides excerpts from primary sources for each decade from 1900-1999. Topics covered range from the arts to science and technology. Although this set does not contain whole documents, it does provide an introduction to each document and explains its significance.  Detroit : Gale 2004
      • Location(s): Ref E169.1 .A471977 (10 vols.)
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