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Primary Sources: UWW Subscriptions
A primary source a is an artifact such as a document, a recording, an untouched photo, or some other source of information that was created at the time that is being studied. The following are resources to help you get started locating primary sources that you may wish to include in lesson plans. If you need more in-depth information and locations for primary sources, visit the LibGuide: Finding Primary Sources for History Research.
Visit the Andersen Library Special Collections on the 1st floor of the library for primary source materials, including UW-Whitewater history, Wisconsin Historical Society collections, Area Research Center for Jefferson, Rock, and Walworth Counties, and much more.
Primary source material from 18th & 19th century publications contains primary source material from 18th & 19th century publications. Includes historic periodicals and books including eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of everyday life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements and genealogical records.
Comprehensive database of American genealogical sources including unique primary sources, local and family histories and finding aids. From BadgerLink
LibGuide for Primary Sources
Comprehensive overview of Andersen Library databases and search tips for locating primary resources
History Reference Center
Information and primary sources for U.S. and world history topics
Primary Sources: Select Websites
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Jackdaw Collection in the Library
What is a Jackdaw?
Jackdaws are collections of primary source materials designed for classroom use. They include a teacher's guide, blackline masters, maps, facsimiles of documents, translations, photographs, maps, and more.
Jackdaws are filed in the Curriculum Collection Textbooks on the 2nd floor of the library. Click below to browse the collection.