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Creative Writing: Primary Sources for Historical (Non-)Fiction

Sources for Creative Historical (Non-)Fiction

There are many public and subscription-based resources for researching history (please see this history subject guide for more information). The resources below focus on locating little-known primary sources for inspiration and ideation, or for researching specific places, persons, and events through primary source materials.

Historical Texts and Resources (non-periodical)

Historical Newspapers (selected)

The database listed below are only a sample of the newspaper databases available at Miami. For more information on historical and current newspaper resources, see this Newspaper resource guide.