Medieval History: Primary Sources and Texts

A introductory guide to researching Medieval History.

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Finding Primary Sources

Below you will find a wide variety of resources online with digitized manuscripts, letters, theological texts, and much more. This is by no means a comprehensive list of what is now available online in terms of medieval manuscripts. These links, however, should serve as starting points. 

If you'd like to search our catalog for more primary sources, please take note of the subject headings. Any subject heading such as

ending with "sources" in that Library of Congress listing will include references to primary source material that may prove useful. 

Primary Sources and Texts