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Yale Library

American Indigenous Studies Resources: Primary Sources

Your guide to Native American Studies at Yale University

Primary Source Material

Archives at Yale

This database consists of finding aids for archival and manuscript materials at Yale University.

Primary Sources

When searching in Orbis and QuickSearch to find primary sources, use these keywords with your searches to find primary sources.

  • Sources
  • Archives
  • Diaries
  • Personal narratives
  • Correspondence
  • Interviews
  • Speeches
  • Quotations
  • Collections
  • Pictorial Works
  • Statistics
  • Caricatures and cartoons
  • Early works to 1800
  • Facsimiles
  • Pamphlets
  • Newspapers
  • Photographs
  • Songs and music
  • Treaties