The Libraries offer many primary source documents, in a variety of formats.
Many digitized collections can be found on the E-Research by Discipline page.
You can also search the online catalog for primary sources, using words such as: personal narratives, autobiographies, diaries, letters, records, sources, interviews, archives, or archival sources:
Many other research libraries have digitized collections that can be found using Google! A few examples of larger collections:
UNC holds over two million Federal, international, and state documents, but not all of these are in the catalog. Still, the catalog is a great place to start your research, particularly for documents published after 1976.
A few other useful sources for finding government information are below:
This guide provides assistance with research using primary sources, especially those we have available here at UNC Libraries in several formats: paper, republication, microfilm, and electronic. The database below helps identifies primary source repositories around the world.