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U.S. History Research Guide

Welcome, HIST 7BH students!

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Primary Sources

The following library databases contain primary sources:

The following websites (outside of PCC Library's databases) also contain primary sources:

  • American Presidency Project
    An index to and growing database of 5000+ full text, audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and more.
  • American Rhetoric: Online Speech Bank
    An index to and growing database of 5000+ full text, audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and more.
  • Library of Congress (digital collections)
    Historical documents and materials assembled by the Library of Congress. The collections have photographs, maps, government documents and other examples of primary source material.

Secondary Sources

Looking for more databases to choose from?

Check out PCC Library's full list of databases on the A-Z Database List page!

Chicago (NB) Style

Above are the slides shown during the "live" library session.