Examples of primary sources that could be used for the study of United States history are well represented throughout this guide. Consider the many US government document, US newspapers, and other materials available at FSU Libraries.
Below are a selection of digital collections and resources the cover specialized subjects or time periods. If you are having trouble identifying or locating primary sources for your research project, be sure to contact the History Librarian or an FSU Archivist for assistance.
When searching for materials about indigenous peoples of the Americas, note that the subject headings often use "Indians" to describe indigenous peoples generally. The general subject headings are as follows:
These can be further subdivided geographically by adding a US state, Canadian province, or other country or regional name.
When browsing the book shelves for works about indigenous peoples and First Nations of North America, you may find the most books in the following call numbers ranges:
Indians of North America History: E 75-99 (3rd Floor)
Law of the United States and Indians: KF 8201-8228 (FSU Law Library)
North American Indian Languages: PM 101-2711 (5th floor)