Primary source materials provide "eyewitness" accounts of a particular person, era, or event that is under study. Such materials may include books, maps, diaries, manuscripts, letters, artwork, contemporary newspaper articles, advertising, photographs, films, and recordings.
One option is to begin looking for objects in the far ranging aggregated digital collections in the humanities and social sciences.
Another option to find objects is to examine smaller, specialized collections
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