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Guide to Primary Sources in Art, Craft and Design: Home

A brief guide to primary research sources at NSCAD

Primary Sources Guide

This is a guide to help support research using primary source material at NSCAD University and beyond.

For an overview of how primary and secondary sources are defined, please see this toolkit,

Defining Primary and Secondary Sources

By Michael Eamon, historian and archivist, Library and Archives Canada



Archives Canada Gateway

The Archives Canada Gateway is a portal to over 800 archival repositories across the country. You can search provincial archive networks, explore digital collections and discover contact information for archives. 

Access the Gateway is an official archival portal maintained by the  Canadian Council of Archives (CCA), and is a joint initiative of CCA, the Provincial and Territorial Archival Networks, and Library and Archives Canada (LAC). All archival descriptions and links contained in the searchable database are provided by provincial and territorial councils, their members, and LAC.