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Madson Area Technical College Libraries Research Guide to Finding Primary Sources for your history research

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In constructing your search, remember that primary source materials use the language of the time period. For example, Gettysburg may be spelled Gettysburgh in newspaper articles of the 1860’s and groups of people may be referred to in terms that are no longer in use today.

For more information on getting started with writing your history paper, check out- Going to the Sources: A Guide to Historical Research and Writing by Anthony Brundage 907.2 B894.

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