Library Research Guide
A primary source is anything that has been created by a person who witnessed or experienced an event as a contemporary would be a primary source. Examples include letters, diaries, autobiographies, and contemporary documents such as newspaper articles, government documents, and oral histories.
We have several databases that contain primary sources. Be aware that some of these databases have both primary and secondary source material. You will need to evaluate the sources you find to ensure they fit the parameters of your assignment.