What is a Primary Source?
A primary source is first hand evidence. It was there at the time of an event. It is contemporary to the period being studied.
Examples of primary sources are:
• Court decisions
Gather the information you have about your topic and consider what you still need to know before you start researching, including:
• Names of persons involved
• Names of organizations, government agencies, societies, etc.
Primary Source Links
EyeWitness to History
Internet Modern History Sourcebook
Art of Asia
Academic Search Complete