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MC 202 Simon: Narratives of Trauma and Memory: The Holocaust

Library Catalog (Books & Media)

The library catalog can also be used to locate primary sources, from the library's homepage (, go up to Find & Borrow, then choose Books & Media. Click on Advanced. Along with another keyword specific to your topic, use one of the following subject terms, changing from All Fields to Subject:

  • personal narratives
  • diaries
  • correspondence
  • interviews
  • sources

Digital Collections of Primary Sources

Historic Newspapers and Periodicals

Library's Other Primary Source Databases

The library has many other primary source databases, which I encourage you to look through: A-Z List of Primary Source Databases

Use the Subject drop-down menu to find collections related to your topic.


You can get to the Database list from the library's homepage by following these directions:

  1. Go to the library's homepage -
  2. Click on "Databases" under the main search box.
  3. In the middle dropdown box - All Database Types - select "Primary Sources"