DEFINITION: A Primary Source is a document or physical object which was written or created during the experience or time period under study. These first-hand contributions offer an inside view of a particular event. Often these sources are created at the time when the events or conditions are occurring, but primary sources can also include autobiographies, memoirs, and oral histories recorded later.
Examples of primary sources are:
The following are freely accessible websites where primary source collections may be found.
The following are Viterbo library databases which contain primary sources. Please note that not all of the material found in them are primary sources.
Use the following collections to discover Viterbo newspapers, images, campus publications, meeting minutes, music recitals, and more!