Are original materials based on first-hand accounts of research conducted by the author(s). They are usually written at the time the research is occurring or shortly after the research is complete, and they present new information or discoveries.
Primary sources in Communication Studies:
A primary source in Communication Studies will depend on the context of your assignment.
Examples of primary sources include:
The Archives & Special Collections collects, preserves, and makes available primary source material documenting life at the University as well as collections representing regional, national and international issues.
A small selection of material is listed below, for additional sources, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The John M. Canse Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1935, contains booklets, pamphlets, and maps on the history and development of cities and counties in Washington, Oregon, and other states.
The Brown & Haley Lecture Series, 1953-2012, established in 1951, with the first lecture in 1953, was created and operated with funding from the Brown & Haley candy company of Tacoma, Washington, and organized and hosted by the University of Puget Sound. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, contracts, programs, and audio or video recordings of selected lectures.
The Archives & Special Collections is located on the second floor of the Collins Memorial Library.
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