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How Do I Find ~ Primary Sources



Library Catalog Searches

Use the table below to develop library catalog searches for primary sources. Replace the words appearing in brackets with specific descriptors (e.g., use american in place of [nationality]).

Searching for . . . Enter this phrase    +    modifier(s)
[see examples]
general topics speeches addresses etc and [nationality]
[speaker's name]
presidential addresses (collected) presidents united states messages    
sermons sermons and [nationality]
[speaker's name]

Sample Searches

  • speeches addresses etc AND american
  • sermons AND tillich

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