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Eastern European History

Library and internet resources for researching Eastern European history.

Primary vs. Secondary

Primary sources are first-hand accounts of events or time periods in history.

Secondary sources are based upon the examination of primary and/or other secondary sources.

SLU Libraries Electronic Text Collections

Important Terms

The following words indicate primary source material in the SLU Libraries Catalog and can be found in subject headings or used as part of a keyword search on a topic.  

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

Historical Periodical Databases