Primary Sources are documents, contextual items created at the time of study, photographs, manuscripts, diaries, letters, autobiography, recording, artwork, newspapers, and/or artifacts which provide firsthand testimony or experience. Primary sources enable researchers to get as close as possible to what actually happened during an historical event or time period. To touch the past.
Examples can include:
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A secondary sources is a work that interprets or analyzes an historical event or period after the even occurred and, generally speaking, with the use of primary sources. Allows the historian to investigate the period through sources written after the event occurred.
Writing with Turabian and Chicago Styles.
NOTE: the middle column shows what your ENDNOTE will look like at the end of your paper. Which is different from your BIBLIOGRAPHY.
After using a source one time you can shorten the citation.
Author's Last name, shorten title of the book in Italics, page number. ex. Millard, Destiny of the Republic, 54.
Author's Last Name, Title of Journal in Italics, page number. ex. Cook, The New England Quarterly, 302.
For an electronic resources such as a webpage depending on what information you actually have. For any source you could be missing information, but put as much as you can find.