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Finding Digital Primary Sources Using Library Databases
Useful for primary sources such as paintings, political cartoons, general artwork, and more.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Primary source information for views on the Americas.
JSTOR has a large collection of primary sources, and is an excellent place to start.
National Newspapers Premier
Newspapers are an excellent source of primary source reporting on events during a time period.
New York Times
Milne Library currently subscribes to the New York Times which grants members of the College community access to New York Times articles from the present day back to 1851. Please visit the following URL for instructions on signing up for an academic pass: https://libguides.geneseo.edu/accessnytimes
Readers' Guide Retrospective
Comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 - 1982. Reflects the history of 20th century America.
To search in these resources, construct a search similar to the one below, using the terms off of the list at the bottom.
Useful search terms for finding primary sources: