What is a primary source?


The definition of a primary source varies by discipline.  But in general, primary sources can be:

  • original historic documents
  • first-hand accounts of events
  • first reports of research
  • artifacts
  • oral histories
  • sounds
  • visuals


  • Last Updated Jul 30, 2021
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  • Answered By Sara Davidson Squibb

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