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Primary Sources

A selective guide to finding primary sources at USC and beyond

Topical Collections

USC Libraries has numerous online collections of primary sources developed around events, cultures, time periods and regions. Here is a selection: 


For a complete list of topical primary sources in American History use the History, U.S. & Canada : Primary Sources by Topic & Subject guide

For a complete list of topical primary sources in British History use the History, British: Primary Sources gudie