Primary Source VILLAGE


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Welcome: Primary Sources and Archives

Welcome to Module 1

  1. Definition of primary source
  2. Definition of secondary source
  3. Examples of primary sources
  4. Personal records
  5. Vital records
  6. Literary manuscripts
  7. Institutional records
  8. Mass Media
  9. Ephemera
  10. Artifacts
  11. Oral histories
  12. Photographs
  13. Maps
  14. Value of primary sources?
  15. Challenge of using primary sources

Welcome to Module 2

  1. What are archives?
  2. Archives provide access to rare materials
  3. Archives have a few rules
  4. Archives at the University of Illinois
  5. Student Life and Culture Program
  6. Doing research in the Archives, Step 1
  7. Doing research in the Archives, Step 2
  8. Doing research in the Archives, Step 3
  9. Champaign County Historical Archives
  10. Have fun doing research!

Welcome to Module 3

  1. Step 1: The document
  2. Step 2: The creator(s)
  3. Step 2: Multiple creators
  4. Step 3: The context
  5. Step 4: The meaning
  6. Step 5: The purpose
  7. Further research
  8. Thanks for participating!

 

 

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