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Are there any other regular users of manuscript archives on History:SE?

I'm interested to know whether there are any other professional (or indeed amateur) historical researchers who regularly make use of manuscript archives, or manuscript collections within other ...
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Is it okay to ask questions if they're based on a dubious source?

In short, I played a 1994 edutainment game that makes a statement that I am completely unable to prove or even support (I can provide more details if requested). I haven't seen the game get anything ...
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What is the community criteria for referencing religious sources?

Context: Having just barely joined History.SE after participating in several other SE communities, I've been struck with how closed the community seems to be to newcomers and casual participants - ...
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Badgering over sources

The information page for this Stack Exchange site says that sources are not required, and moreover that questions are not supposed to ask for sources. Nevertheless, a Wikipedia-like witchhunt over ...
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Can we percolate material from Stackexchange to Wikipedia?

I recently wrote an answer to a question here. I thought it was a really good question and since the topic is somewhat neglected on the Sacred Wiki, I thought (however blasphemous) to edit its entry. ...
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Editing questions to include source(s)

I know their is somewhat of an existing debate on answers being required to provide sources. However, I have come across quite a few answers that are solid answers and prove to be correct but lack ...