how would I find primary sources on the civil war and lincoln as a wartime president?
Here is a short list of possible starting points for primary sources plus a link to an online guide about primary sources in Falvey Library. Please feel free to schedule a research appointment with me if you would like to go into this in a bit more detail. My contact information is on the online guide to primary sources in Falvey: http://library.villanova.edu/research/courseguides/primary_sources/ 1. Catalog: subject search for Lincoln and sources https://library.villanova.edu/Find/Search/Home?lookfor=lincoln+and+sources&type=subject&search=catalog+subject&submit=Find subject search for Lincoln and correspondence https://library.villanova.edu/Find/Search/Home?lookfor=lincoln+and+correspondence&type=subject&search=catalog+subject&submit=Find subject search for Lincoln and speeches https://library.villanova.edu/Find/Search/Home?lookfor=lincoln+and+speeches&type=subject&search=catalog+subject&submit=Find Try other searches as well, this is just to get you started. 2. Historical New York Times http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://proquest.umi.com/login?COPT=SU5UPTAmVkVSPTImREJTPTFBQ0Q@&clientId=3260 The complete archive of the NYT. Limit by time period. 3. American Periodical Series online http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://aps.umi.com/pqdweb%3FReqtype%3D301%26UserId%3Dipauto%26Passwd%3Dipauto%26COPT%3DREJTPTE0NEQ%40 Again, limit by time period. 4. Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://www.accessible.com/search/prdcls.asp 5. America's Historical Newspapers http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://infoweb.newsbank.com/?db=EANX
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