Review questions

Reflect on your understanding by working through these review questions.

  1. What different types of source material are available to the historical or documentary researcher?
  2. What are the reasons for using archival sources?
  3. How should you prepare and prioritise when using an archive?
  4. What methodological issues need to be considered when using documentary and archival sources?
  5. How have digitisation and the Internet affected archives and archival research?