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English: Primary Sources

A research guide for English from West Chester University Libraries.

Don't forget about the University Libraries' own digital collections!  Many of them are related to WCU and West Chester history.

Full text of literary, dramatic, and poetic works

U.S. government


General American primary sources

These databases cover large periods in American history.  More specific American databases have been separated out into individual boxes.

Collections relating to specific ethnic groups

Collections by ethnic group:


British primary sources

Civil war, slavery, and the abolitionist movement

Women, women's rights, and suffrage

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