I. There are writings an documents from the colonial time period freely available in digital archives online.
When searching online for primary sources, try including a person or place name and one of these keywords in your search: memoirs, letters, archives, history, narratives, speeches, correspondence, or diaries.
Example: Letters Colonial New Spain
II. As shown below, to narrow your Google search to academic or non-profit websites pair your search with the command site: .edu (education) or .org (organization, museum, archive).
Example: de Champlaign and Quebec site:.edu