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History: 79-700: Method and Theory in Historical Studies: Primary Sources: Letters & Diaries

Letters and Diaries

Searching Catalogs

The resources listed here are not the only ones available.  Many others are in print or microform and can be found by searching library catalogs, like CMU's library catalog, or Worldcat, a database of library holding thoughout the world (though mainly U. S.). Use some of these terms combined with your topic:


personal narratives
diaries
sources
correspondence
interviews
pamphlets
speeches
early works to 1800

For example:

women and diaries
slavery and "early works"

 

History Librarian

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Charlotte Kiger Price
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Contact:
109E Hunt Library
4909 Frew St., Pittsburgh, PA
412-268-5019