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Keeley Library   July 16, 2000
Primary Source:
Original document such as a manuscript, map, letter, journal, treaty, government document, speech, interview, news article, transcript of radio or television broadcast...
See also related topics:
  • U.S. Constitution
  • U.S. Constitutional Law

  • See also microfilm in the Reference Area


    Need encyclopedia references here... .


    Harvard Classics (50 volumes) Ref. 080 H339
    Great Books of the Western World REf. 028.8 G7856
    Masterpieces of World Philosophy in Summary Form Ref. 109 M194
    Treasury of Philosophy Ref. 108 R941
    Great Treasury of Western Thought Ref. 080 G786
    Landmarks of World Civilizations Ref. 909 M613
    Panorama of the Past REf. 909 S675
    The First World War, an Eyewitness History
    World War II, Primary Sources
    Ref. 940.3K58
    Ref. 940.53 W927 PR
    America: Great Crises in Our History 
    Annals of America 
    An American Primer
    Documents of American History 
    French in America 1488-1974 
    Native North American Voices 
    America: Great Crises in Our History 
    Annals of America 
    An American Primer 
    Documents of American History 
    World Almanac of Presidential Quotations ..............
    Twentieth Century America 
    Historic Documents of (1970-to date) 
    Hispanic American Voices 
    Asian American Voices
    Ref. 973 B724
    Ref. 973 A613
    Ref. 973 B724
    Ref. 973 C734
    Ref. 970 0044 P981 
    Ref. 970.004 N2788 
    Ref. 973 B724 
    Ref. 973 A613 
    Ref. 973 B724 
    Ref. 973 C734 
    Ref. 973.0999 W927 1993 
    Ref. 973.9 T971 1995 
    Ref. 973.9205 H673 
    Ref. 973.0468 H67381997 
    Ref. 973.0495 A8329 1997
    Historic Documents (from 1972 to date) Ref. 973.9205 E673

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     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.


    Government Resources on the Web from University of Michigan Documents Center. Extensive collection of national, international, news, and other documents.
    Colonization and Print in the Americas Penn Libraries
    FDR Library and Digital Archives
    FDR's Fireside Chats
    Eurodocs-Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe.from Brigham Young University, Utah. Links connect to Western European (mainly primary) historical documents which shed light on key historical happenings within the respective countries (and within the broadest sense of political, economic, social and cultural history).
  • Constitutions of the World
  • Constitution Center
  • Thrall Legal Resources on the Internet Extensive guide to all kinds of legal documents.
  • Clamen's Political Archives
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • America's Freedom Documents
  • Ingram Library Government Sites for Kids. Includes legal documents, statistics, etc.
  • Columbia University-U.S. Government Documents Ready Reference Collection
     Most frequently used depository document titles at Columbia University Libraries. Web: Titles in blue have links to web versions, and can be searched or browsed online
    Center for Disease Control Documents on Tobacco Information and Prevention Tips. Site search engine lets you seach the smoking and health dabatase of tobacco industry documents. UCLA Center for East Asian Studies-Documents
    Premodern China | China | Europe-Asia | Hong Kong | Japan | Korea | Laos | Mongolia | Taiwan | United Nations | US-Asia | Vietnam |
    Internet History Sourcebooks Project from Fordham University.  Collectionsof public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use.
    Includes:Ancient History Sourcebook | Medieval Sourcebook |  Modern History Sourcebook | Byzantine Studies Page Other History Sourcebooks: African | East Asian | Indian | Islamic | Jewish | Women's | Global | Science | Lesbian and GayPersonal Home Page | Medieval Studies Course | Modern History Course | Chinese Studies Page | Medieval Webguide
    ORB, the Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies  ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers.Authors are held to high standards of accuracy, currency, and relevance to  the field of medieval studies.

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    Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001