Primary Source Example: Written by Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879) then Surgeon General of the United States.
The Cholera Years: The United States 1832, 1849, and 1866
written by historian Charles Rosenberg
Examples include: Diaries, Newspaper Articles, Government Documents, Clothing, Photographs, Oral Interviews, News Broadcasts
Examples include: Textbooks, Monographs, Journal Articles, Dissertations, Good Quality Internet Sites, Interviews with Experts in the Field
How will you go about doing historical research? Here is a link to an Internet site that might help.
Includes a history toolkit with how-to essays, bibliographies and links to other sites