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Living for Change: GSWS 0863

This guide is for students in Living for Change (GSWS 0863). Use the resources and information on this guide to help with research on radical women in Philadelphia, and to find sources for your final research paper.

Quick Link to Primary Source Databases

Find Printed Primary Sources at Temple

  • Use the Library Search and enter keywords on your research topic.
  • Look for records in which the Subject includes the words Sources, Personal Narratives, Correspondence, or Diaries as a subheading. When you see these subheadings it means that you have found the record for a primary source located in the physical or online library.
  • You can also try using the terms Sources, Personal Narratives, Correspondence, or Diaries in Library Search along with your keywords.
  • An example subject heading for primary sources on the American Civil War is: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
  • Try the subject links in the records for any useful items you find. These will take you to additional primary sources on the same topic.

Find Primary Sources at Temple Libraries: More Options

Temple University Libraries provide access to numerous primary-source history databases. The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC)Urban Archives, and the Blockson Collection are all important archival repositories located on Temple's main campus. Several major in-house digitization efforts have resulted in the online availability of thousands of images and manuscripts from these collections, all of which are available through our Digital Collections search page. 

Starting Places