Answered By: Ruth Steele
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2020     Views: 9

Yes - it's always appropriate to cite/credit sources! Consult an object’s detailed description for relevant information to include in a citation or attribution. This will typically include the object’s title and date, creator name, and repository/custodian, in addition to Western Washington University. 

If you are a student, also check with your instructor about any specific citation style (e.g. M.L.A, Chicago) they may require you to use.  The following online resource from Purdue Online Writing Lab may also helpful: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/conducting_research/archival_research/citing_archival_resources.html

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