Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Silence = Death" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1969 - 1997. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8b4ad64e-cc59-ac0f-e040-e00a18064938
Primary sources are the raw materials of research - original, uninterpreted information or evidence of the topic you are investigating. A primary source on its own is likely only a snippet or snapshot of the full picture; thus it is often difficult to interpret without additional context. The following activity will give you an opportunity to practice analyzing primary source documents.
Working with a partner, explore 2-3 documents in this set and respond to the following questions, keeping in mind the goals and themes of this course.
Start with these subject encyclopedias and branch out as needed.
Print encyclopedias and dictionaries are located on the first floor of Collins Library.
These resources can help you identify important developments and events in the history of AIDS activism.
Not sure where to look? Each of these online collections will introduce you to a wealth of dictionaries and encyclopedias.