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English: Historical Collections

Information resources for the UCI community interested in English language, literature, and literary criticism.

Primary Sources

Power figure, nkisi nkondi (Kongo)

Primary Sources are "documents, images, or artifacts that provide firsthand testimony or direct evidence of the topic under humanistic investigation... these sources are original documents or artifacts that were created at a particular moment in time and are often intimately related to their author or maker."  - Humanities Core Handbook, Chapter 1

Image: Power figure, nkisi nkondi, oblique side view. 19th century. Artstor

Historical Primary Sources (American)

Historical Primary Sources (British)