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History: Find Secondary Sources

Help finding primary and secondary sources for history classes.

Tryon Palace in North Carolina

This is a picture of the Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina.  New Bern was the first capital of North Carolina and the Tryon Place housed the governors of North Carolina from 1770-1794.  This picture was taken by Carol M. Highsmith and can be found on the Library of Congress website.  This picture is in the public domain.

Finding Secondary Sources

Places to find Secondary Sources:

  1. Scholarly Journals are an excellent secondary source to use when writing history papers.  To find scholarly journals please go to: Find Scholarly Journals
  2. Whitaker Library Catalog:  Whitaker Library owns secondary sources that you can use for your paper.  For tips on how to search the catalog for secondary resources please go to: Secondary Sources in the Library
  3. Online: Whitaker Library subscribes to websites that are an excellent source of secondary sources.  To accesses the sources please go to: Secondary Sources Online

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