There are several digital collections of primary sources available online. Others can be accessed through Western Libraries’ databases, some of which are listed below. For more on defining and locating primary sources, see Primary Source Literacy. You can also contact a librarian for research assistance.
Includes periodicals from the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library; newspapers and periodicals (1699-1812) from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center; newspapers and periodicals from the British Newspaper Library and Cambridge University Library; and newspapers and periodicals (1708-1820) from Chetham's Library and Manchester and Brotherton Library.
Coverage includes letters and document sources, such as manuscripts, early printed editions, and scholarly annotations, as well as links to biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, and other online resources.