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UTM Primary Sources: Digital Collections

This guide is created for scholars and students who do research projects in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
It lists online resources that include primary sources and that the University of Toronto Library has purchased or subscribes to.

Government / Legislative Documents

Access via the UTL

Digital Archives with Various Primary Sources

Freely accessible online collections

Digital Archives — Access via the UTL

Newspapers, News Reports & Other Periodicals Databases

Local Newspapers - Canada

Historical Newspapers by Province

Newspapers that focus on specific areas of studies:

Also check the Historical Canadian Newspapers Online guide, offered by Bowling Green State University Library, Ohio.

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Indigenous Periodicals

Ads, Pamphlets, & Broadsides

For Sample Topics

Dictionary of Canadian biography