Tips for Finding Primary Sources at Tutt

 

 

          Combine your WORD search in the online catalog with some of the following terms:

Letters

Memoirs

Diaries

Sources

Description and travel

Interviews

Personal narratives

Pictorial works

Correspondence

 

          Use author search:

People associated with event or place

Example: Pizarro, Pedro or Cortes, Hernan

Organizations

Places (Cities, States, or Countries)

 

          Limit search by date

(though this might miss reprint volumes)

Example: books on Mexico written before 1700, Argentina between 1940-1960.

       Use the bibliography of a good secondary source

 

       Consult U.S. Government Documents Indexes

 

       Tutt Article Access Page History

http://www.ColoradoCollege.edu/Library/Reference/History.html

Indexes to periodical and newspaper articles written during the time period of the event.