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Chowan University

African American Resources

A selective guide to resources about African American History.

Search the catalog for primary sources

Use these keywords to find primary sources in the catalog

  • autobiography
  • catalog
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • documents
  • early works
  • interviews
  • letters
  • manuscripts
  • pamphlets
  • papers
  • personal narratives
  • public
  • sources
  • speeches
  • writings

How to use subject searching to find primary documents in the catalog

The library catalog uses the subject "Sources" for a book contains primary sources. And the subject "Personal Narratives" for memoirs and oral histories.

Please see the example:











To search the catalog for subjects go to the "Advanced Search". See screenshot below: