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SWK 121 Jane Addams AND Mary Richmond: SLU Print Special Collections and Internet Archives Digital Collections

Special Collections

Primary Sources

Primary sources may include but are not limited to: letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, maps, speeches, interviews, documents produced by government agencies, photographs, audio or video recordings, born-digital items (e.g. emails), research data, and objects or artifacts (such as works of art ...

Examples of Primary Sources

Some examples of primary source formats include:

  • archives and manuscript material
  • photographs, audio recordings, video recordings, films
  • journals, letters and diaries
  • speeches
  • scrapbooks
  • published books, newspapers and magazine clippings published at the time
  • government publications
  • oral histories
  • records of organizations
  • autobiographies and memoirs
  • printed ephemera
  • artifacts, e.g. clothing, costumes, furniture
  • research data, e.g. public opinion polls




Jane Addams - Twenty Years at Hull House - Item Record for 1910 Sp Coll Print Copy

Mary Richmond - Social Diagnosis - Item Record for 1917 Print Copy

Jane Addams - Hull House (Digital Public Library of America)

Mary Richmond - Social Diagnosis (DPLA)