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Definition:A primary source is an Definition:​A secondary source of 


original object or document -- information is one that was created 
first-hand information, source later by someone who did not 
material that is closest to what is experience first-hand or participate 
being studied. in the events or conditions you're 
researching. 
 
Examples: 
Examples:
● Dictionaries 
● Diary
● Newspapers 
● Photographs
● Textbooks 
● Speeches
● Magazines 
● Journals
● Scrapbooks
● Letters