source material

original, authoritative, or basic materials utilized in research, as diaries or manuscripts. Unabridged
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We must be true to our source material but also evoke the same overall meaning.
Dismay at losing such wonderful source material, certainly, but not alarm.
The films don't change the source material, but merely offer a different
The source material, meanwhile, is as apolitical and careful as the response
  has been vitriolic.
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