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HIST 1200: Emotions in History (Fall 2022): Published Primary Sources

A guide to library research


What makes a source primary?

Depends on the topic; it can be complicated.  Talk specifics with faculty.

Very basic, simplistic definition: What is a primary source?

Recommended Primary Source Collections

Primary Sources from Antiquity

Collections of searchable primary source texts (many in English translation) from the Greco-Roman world

More Selected Digital Primary Source Collections




Selected Primary Source Newspapers

United States


Selected Primary Source Multimedia and other material

Historical Trials