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HIST 497A - The British Empire Class

This guide is intended to support students enrolled in CSUN's History 497A.

What is a Primary Source?

correspondence, diaries, interviews, pamphlets, periodicals
personal narratives, memoirs, diaries, oral histories, wills,
probate records, sermons, church records and registers, government records

Primary Source Resources/Databases

Other Newspaper Sources of Interest

Trove: Australian Newspapers Online
Wide selection of Australian newspapers spanning the period from 1803-1950s.

Google Newspaper Archive

Search or Browse issues of old newspapers. Google has since abandoned this project of digitizing old newspapers, but the ones done are still available.

Welsh Newspapers Online is a free online resource from the National Library of Wales where you can discover millions of articles from the Library’s rich collection of historical newspapers.

Welsh Newspapers Online currently lets you search and access over 1,100,000 pages from nearly 120 newspaper publications generally up to 1910. This resource also includes newspaper content that has been digitised by The Welsh Experience of World War One project.

Welsh Newspapers Online is part-funded by the Strategic Capital Investment Fund and the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government.

You may also be interested in Welsh Journals, which gives access to over 1,200,000 pages from over 475 journals published between 1735 and 2006.

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