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Finding Primary sources in the catalog
- Go to Advanced Search in the online catalog
- Under Subject enter "sources," "personal narratives" or "diaries"
- Under Keywords enter terms related to your topic
- Find Subject Headings related to your topic that include words such as "-diaries" or "-personal narratives"
- Sample subject headings that are applied to primary sources (click on these in the full record to find similar items):
- jamaica --history -- sources
- slave* -- personal narratives
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