Primary sources are records of events as they are first described, usually by witnesses or people who were involved in the event. Georgetown University Libraries offer access to an extensive range of primary sources
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Featured Primary Source: Archives Direct This collection is sourced from the UK government’s National Archives and includes:
Confidential Print Series
Documents from 1830s to 1960s,
Middle East: taking in the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, Iraq, Turkey and many of the former Ottoman lands in Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt and Sudan.
Africa: taking in the all countries and territories of Africa, independent and ruled by colonial powers, with the exception of Egypt.
Foreign Office Files for China
The collection spans the period 1919 -1980.
See our Primary Sources Guide to discover more about this type of information and for links to the full range of primary sources offered by Georgetown University Libraries .