Primary sources are those sources of information closest to a person, event, or particular time period. They are original sources of information, which have not been edited or analyzed by later scholars. Some examples of primary sources include:
To find personal accounts in GLDYS, include keywords such as Autobiography, Diaries, Letters, Personal Correspondance, Memoirs, Personal Narratives, or Interviews in your search.
If you want to find works by a specific person, search for the person as a author by using the following steps:
Select the Advanced Search link below the search box for GLDYS.
Then select Author from the dropdown menu and search for the person using the Last Name, First Name format.
Newreels, interviews, and archival footage can all be used as primary sources.