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Many databases have digitized primary sources.

Free Digital Sources

The Oklahoma Historical Society has links to Oklahoma resources that might be used as primary sources. 

To find material from other libraries and organizations, try a search in Google with the phrase "digital collections" (including the quotation marks) and keywords that describe your topic. See this search on Indian Territory, for example.

Local Catalog

Try using your topic and one of these keywords in the Local Catalog to find primary sources.

  • archival materials
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • interviews
  • manuscripts
  • papers
  • personal narratives
  • sources 

For example, see the results you get with this search: Oklahoma and correspondence.