Primary means written at or near the time of the historical event.
Secondary means written many years later, probably by a scholar researching the historical event.
My name is Amanda Binder, and I am the History Librarian at J. Murrey Atkins Library. The library has many resources to help you do your work better and faster. You can access all of our electronic research databases from off campus to find full-text articles.
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