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The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. More

Primary Source Collections: Electronic Collections

Primary Source Collections

Digital Primary Sources
University of Manitoba Libraries offers access to a broad range of primary source collections from digital archives in North America and around the world. Databases on this page are arranged by geography and time period. 

Canadian History Medieval & Early Modern Europe
Indigenous North America Modern Europe & 20th Century
United States World History




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The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a centralized collection of scholarly research materials and primary sources. Its outstanding collections include more than 4.5 million volumes of research materials rarely held in North American libraries.  The Internet Archive offers permanent access to historical collections that exist in digital format. It contains millions of texts, audio, moving images, software, and archived web pages.  Hathi Trust Digital Library is a digital repository providing long-term preservation and access services for public domain and copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and partner institution initiatives.


Canadian History 


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