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Primary Sources

A basic guide for identifying and locating primary sources.

Primary Sources on microfilm/fiche

Full text collections of contemporary books, newspapers, and documents available on microfilm are shelved by collection number on the second floor between the two wings. Collections specific to Baltimore or Maryland are listed separately.

Guides and indexes: Guides / Indexes to some collections are available. Guides that have been scanned are linked, guides not yet scanned are available for other collections.  Representative collections (listed dhronologially) include:

Other Collections of interest which are in the queue to have guides scanned or have no guides include: