Finding Published Editions of Primary Sources

Even if you don't limit your search to "Archives/Manuscripts" in HOLLIS+, you can still find primary or documentary sources in the library. Many primary sources have been reproduced in published form, often with critical commentary and other aids for understanding them better.

To find published primary sources, search HOLLIS with a subject heading (as explained on page 1 of this guide), and add any of these subject extensions:

  • Sources
  • Early Works to 1800
  • Personal narratives
  • Diaries
  • Newspapers
  • Periodicals
  • Facsimiles
  • Posters
  • Registers
  • Biography (includes memoirs)


Example: Women revolutionaries -- Algeria -- Biography