When looking for primary sources in our excellent databases, keep 2 things in mind:
Also remember that every database has a unique focus, so you may need to try your search in multiple databases, and that's OK. Read the descriptions on the databases to see if it's the right fit for your topic.
Your syllabus contains a detailed appendix of Primary Sources Collections.
Below are some additional highlighted resources.
Please note the full list of primary source databases is also on the library webpage.
CORRESPONDENCE AND DIARIES
GOVERNMENT AND MILITARY RECORDS
INTERVIEWS AND NARRATIVE ACCOUNTS OF FORMERLY ENSLAVED PERSONS