Primary Sources in English

Printed, edited, translated primary sources in Cornell's Library Catalog


The term "sources" as a subject word will retrieve published primary sources or books about primary source. An example:



For memoirs, diaries, interviews, or biographical accounts (including autobiographical accounts),  use the term "personal narratives" or "biographies" as subjects.

Examples of search strings.:


Selected digital collections in English:

Gale: Primary Sources
Cross-searches eighteen of Gale's online digital history resources. Click on "See What's Inside: Learn More" to see the complete list of archives and the date coverage for each archive. All of the news titles in Gale NewsVault are included plus additional collections with partial newspaper content