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Primary Sources: World History

Primary Resources Subject Guide

Welcome to the World History Primary Sources Subject Guide.  The purpose of this guide is to provide you the researcher with internet links to credible websites where primary sources have been digitally scanned and offered free to use. (This excludes the primary source databases provided by FAU Libraries, which are marked and listed in certain designated areas in this guide. Those resources will require the user to log in with their FAUNetID.)

The list that has been curated in this guide is substantive but by no means everything that is out there.  This guide is designed to be a living guide, meaning that resources may come and go.  If a link goes dark and cannot be replaced with a new link to the material it will be removed from the guide, that being said, if you the user come across a website (must be free) you think will add value to the guide, email it to me and I will evaluate it. 

Primary Source Material

Primary source materials may contain language or images that are considered to be offensive in today's world.

These materials are a reflection of the language and culture of the time period in which they were written.