Below are primary source collections in library databases and on the web. These collections include speeches, original news accounts, pamphlets, ephemera, and much, much more.
If you want to see how a specific publication covered a historical event, the best way is to check for the title of the periodical in JumboSearch. We also subscribe to several digitized archives of important periodicals, which you can find here.
Special Collections at Tufts:
Following are some additional resources that can help you to locate Special Collections in other institutions.
Along with the online resources listed above, Tisch Library has an extensive collection of primary documents on microform, including Confidential U.S. State Department central files, the Princeton University Libraries Latin American microfilm collection, the papers of Queen Victoria on foreign affairs, and the Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.