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Archives and Special Collections: For Faculty

A guide to historical materials housed in the Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Department.

For Faculty

Faculty members are encouraged to hold classes in the Archives and Special Collections Department, where students can learn about and work directly with primary sources and rare materials. Archives staff will teach introductory classes on using the archives and primary sources, and they will offer suggestions for class projects. Please contact the department (x2351) to schedule a class visit.

Instructional Resources

Using Manuscripts & Archives: A Tutorial

  • The Yale University Manuscripts and Archives Tutorial is designed to acquaint individuals with the methods of locating primary source material at Yale; however, it can also be helpful for those trying to find manuscript and archival material in other repositories.


Writing History Papers with Primary and Secondary Sources: A Tutorial