Human Rights

A guide to library and online sources for research on human rights.

Searches That Work

The best place to start looking for primary sources is in the footnotes, endnotes, or bibliography of a good secondary source!

Find primary source materials by searching Library Quick Search. Search using some of the keywords that describe your subject in combination with one or more of the following terms:

  • personal narratives
  • letters
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • memoirs
  • manuscripts
  • travelers
  • archives
  • records
  • documents
  • sources
  • papers of...
  • indexes
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
  • guides


Selected Print Primary Resources

Primary Source Materials from the Center for Research Libraries - CRL

Unique collections of hard to find materials.  The UTSA Libraries will borrow materials on microfilm or microfiche from CRL for you.