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French Revolution: Readings and Sources: Primary Sources

Primary Sources in English

Primary sources, accounts and other kinds of documents written at the time of an event or era, allow a nuanced and detailed understanding of historical issues.  Sources can take many different forms.  

Primary Sources in French

Canaday Library at Bryn Mawr has a number of eighteenth century French publications in its Rare Book Collection. Browse these lists for a sense of the range of materials:
Librarians Eric Pumroy and Marianne Hansen welcome your questions and visits to use rare materials.  See the Special Collections page for hours and contact information.

Subject Guide

Margaret Schaus