Finding Primary Sources for Teachers and Students
Finding Primary Sources
Primary Sources from DocsTeach
Thousands of online primary source documents from the National Archives to bring the past to life as classroom teaching tools.
National Archives Catalog
Find online primary source materials for classroom & student projects from the National Archive's online catalog (OPA).
Beginning Research Activities
Student activities designed to help you navigate the National Archives resources and web site.
Exhibits featuring online documents, photos and primary sources from the National Archives
100 Milestone Documents of American History
Getting Started with Research
How to start researching records at the National Archives. Finding your topic, identifying records, planning a visit, and more.
Online Research Tools & Aids
Introduction to catalogs, databases, and other online resources.
Citing Primary Sources
Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States