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U.S. Constitutional History: Primary Sources in the SLU Libraries

Library and internet resources for the research on U.S. constitutional history.

Find Primary Sources in Other Libraries

To find primary sources in Missouri's academic libraries (and a few public libraries), search the MOBIUS Catalog

To find primary sources in U.S. libraries (and beyond), search WorldCat

The search strategies in the box to the right will work in the MOBIUS Catalog and WorldCat as well as the SLU Libraries Catalog.

Find Primary Sources in the SLU Libraries

You can find primary sources in the SLU Libraries by searching the SLU Libraries Catalog. Add one of the following terms to your keyword search or look for these terms at the end of Library of Congress subjects in the SLU Libraries Catalog.

  • sources
  • correspondence
  • interviews
  • diaries
  • letters
  • memoirs
  • documents
  • speeches
  • personal narratives
  • early works to 1800
  • public opinion
  • doctrines
  • writings
  • archives
  • maps

Example keyword search: 

 

Example subject search: 

See search results list below (a list of subjects). Look for primary source terms from the list above at the end of subjects to find primary sources.

Primary Sources on Microfilm