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Primary & Secondary Sources

This guide will help you learn the difference between primary and secondary sources in various subject areas and provides resources for locating primary sources, both in the library and on the open web.

Resources for Famous People

Einstein Archives Online

The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online Over 90,000 pages of searchable text and images. Complete collection of publications including the digitized images of the texts and formatted electronic text.

Darwin Correspondence Project Contains the full text of over 6,000 letters by and to Charles Darwin.

mptv images Celebrity photographs. Committed to preserving the memory of some of the greatest celebrity legends of our time. From their humble moments to their grand accomplishments, one of the largest collections of celebrity photography available today.

The Hemingway Papers reporting from the Toronto Star archives, featuring historical annotations by William McGeary

Marconi Calling A comprehensive overview of Guglielmo Marconi, famous inventor of long distance radio transmission. It focuses on his life and scientific achievements, the development of his company as well as providing insight to Marconi the company.