Primary sources are available in the Jerry Falwell Library in books, databases, and the Archives. Databases listed on this page are those that include a variety of subject matter. Databases focused on one particular subject area are listed under separate tabs.
There are also many sources on the internet. When looking online for primary sources about a particular country or subject, use you subject term as a keyword and add the phrase "primary sources."
The following is a list of databases in the Jerry Falwell Library that contain primary source materials.
One way to designate that you want primary sources in any database search is to add the keywords "study" or "technical report."
The Archives, located on the Terrace Level of the Jerry Falwell Library houses a variety of collections including papers from the Moral Majority, speeches and sermons by Jerry Falwell, and the James Lutzweiler Hymnal Collection.
Other unique collections include archeological materials from the historical Mead Tavern excavation and oral history transcripts and recordings of interviews with military veterans.