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How can I find primary sources in UA Libraries Special Collections?

Special Collections makes accessible to students, scholars and the public collections of rare books and unique archival materials that make possible in-depth research on selected topics.

You can use Special Collections to locate:

  • rare books
  • manuscript collections
  • photographs
  • and other materials in a wide variety of subject areas.

Most of our materials are in the fields of Literature, Arizona Southwestern and Borderlands History, the Sciences, and University of Arizona History. See What We Collect to learn more.

To find these sources, see Using Collection Guides. For digitized material, see our Collections.

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See also:

What are primary sources and where can I find them?
How can I find primary sources using Library Search?
How can I find and use library databases that contain digitized primary sources?

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