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Primary Source Guide for History Students: Colonial and Revolutionary

Created to primarily help OWU history students find, evaluate, and use primary source materials located in the OWU Libraries and beyond.

The Evans Collection

Collection of books, pamphlets, speeches, periodicals and other items compiled by bibliographer Charles Evans. Ranging in date from 1639 – the early 1800s.

Viewing the Evans Collection

Documents are on microfiche,  located in the black file cabinets in the Gov. Docs area. To view an item from the Evans Collection, you will need to use a Microfiche reader. A microfiche reader is conveniently located in the Gov. Docs. area.


If you have never used a microfiche machine before, please ask a librarian for help!


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