Primary sources relevant to U.S. history can be found in many places. This section of the research guide highlights particular categories of primary sources and how to find them. Use the tabs on the left to get access to:
There are many more places and many more ways to find primary sources on different aspects of U.S. history. Use our contact information on this page or the Getting Help page for more specific help on a particular topic.
Examples of primary sources available via the BU Libraries: Left to right, Video interview with John Lewis from The HistoryMakers African American Video Oral History Collection; 1880 Boston Globe article from ProQuest Historical Newspapers; The Environmental Debate: A Documentary History (e-book).