Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Westborough High School Library: Primary Sources

Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarian. Know what your librarian knows - find it in LibGuides!

Historical Archives - Wesborough

(Contains Historical Archives of Westborough)

 

(Contains Historical Archives of Westborough) 

 

INTERNET ARCHIVES 

(WHS YEARBOOKS 1885-2012)
 

 

Primary Sources

What are primary sources?

Primary sources are the evidence of history, original records or objects created by participants or observers at the time historical events occurred or even well after events, as in memoirs and oral histories. Primary sources may include but are not limited to: letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, maps, speeches, interviews, documents produced by government agencies, photographs, audio or video recordings, born-digital items (e.g. emails), research data, and objects or artifacts (such as works of art or ancient roads, buildings, tools, and weapons).