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Women's History:

Primary Sources

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Below are some primary sources that can be found at Hunt Library, Carnegie Mellon; Hillman Library, the University of Pittsburgh; the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; and on the Web. Repositories of other primary sources can be found using the resources at History: Databases and Indexes: Archival Resources. If you need help finding primary sources, ask at the Hunt Library reference desk.


Women's History:
Primary Sources:

Audio Materials


See also the resources in History: Audio Resources: General.
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Women's History:
Primary Sources:

Books

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Women's History:
Primary Sources:

Collections, Papers, and Diaries

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Women's History:
Primary Sources:

Government Documents


Documents produced by the United States government can be a great source of information. Below are just a few examples of the types of government documents that are relevant to women's history. Both of the examples can be found in the Proquest Congressional database. To find more, use the databases and indexes listed at Databases and Indexes: Government Documents. Another helpful resource is:
If you need help locating government documents, ask for assistance at the Hunt Library reference desk.

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Women's History:
Primary Sources

Internet Guides

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Women's History:
Primary Sources:

Newspapers, Magazines and Journals


Newspapers, magazines and journals can be considered either primary or secondary sources, depending the way in which they are used. Ask your professor if you have questions about which they might be considered in the context of your paper. To find information about women's magazines, newspapers and journals see:

Relevant articles from contemporary newspapers, magazines and journals can be found using these resources:

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Women's History

History


March 2013 -- http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/sc24/History/womenprimary.html
Sue Collins, Senior Librarian, sc24@andrew.cmu.edu