Archives are what is known as primary sources because they provide a first-hand account of an event by someone who witnessed it or experienced it. They are materials that were created by a person, but has not been interpreted by others. Archives are unique, unpublished resources that are not availalbe anywhere else. Some examples of primary sources in our collections are as follows:
Spend some time browsing the online archives in the LibGuide and choose 1-3 primary sources that you find particularly thought-provoking. These sources will provide the basis for your Discussion post, due on Monday, September 14th by 5 pm.