When searching print and online access tools, use search terms such as SOURCES, LETTERS, PERSONAL NARRATIVES, DIARIES, RECORDS AND CORRESPONDENCE, SERMONS, SPEECHES, PAPERS, DOCUMENTS.
For example: “Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley” AND Letters
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Milestone Documents in World History Ref D 5 M55 2009
Defining Documents in World History: Ref HQ 1236 W664 2018
Women’s Rights (1429-2017)