You can reach out to a librarian to talk about your research interests (however tentative!) and find sources for your project.
Sarah Elichko - Social Sciences & Data Librarian
Contact: email@example.com Office Hours, Fall 2016: • Mondays, 3-5 pm (McCabe 114) • Wednesdays, 1-3 pm (Research & Info Desk)
Sara Powell - Reference & Instruction Resident Librarian
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours, Fall 2016: • Tuesdays, 1-3 pm (Research & Info Desk) • Thursdays, 3-5 pm (Research & Info Desk)
The TriCo Libraries have many primary and secondary sources in print and online. HathiTrust and Internet Archive offer digitized (photographed or scanned) versions of texts, generally written or published before 1923 (meaning that they are in the public domain in the US).