Primary sources are works written at the time your topic actually happened.
Witchcraft Collection "Cornell's Witchcraft Collection contains over 3,000 titles documenting the history of the Inquisition and the persecution of witchcraft." The collection "...documents the earliest and the latest manifestations of the belief in witchcraft as well as its geographical boundaries, and elaborates this history with works on canon law, the Inquisition, torture, demonology, trial testimony, and narratives. Most importantly, the collection focuses on witchcraft not as folklore or anthropology, but as theology and as religious heresy."
This is a guide to the major electronic resources M.S.U. Libraries has bought or is subscribing to about/from the British Isles.
Making of America (Cornell) and Making of America (University of Michigan) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction made available from the library collections of Cornell University and University of Michigan. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
Connected Histories brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain with a single federated search that allows sophisticated searching of names, places and dates, as well as the ability to save, connect and share resources within a personal workspace. There are a number of research guides in this website on such topics as: crime and justice, family history, history of London, Imperial and Colonial History, local history, Parliamentary history, poverty and poor relief, religious history, searching for images.