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History: E-Resources

All the e-resources you could ever want

AHA Website

Using Primary Sources

History Central

This Day in Histor

Urban Observatory - A cloud-based, GIS-driven data mapping tool for comparing global cities in real time across a range of categories.

Find Research Guides on Worldwide topics

American Memory (Library of Congress)

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Canadian Encyclopedia Online

Civil Rights Digital Library

Women's Collections

Early Americas Digital Archive

Foreign Relations of the United States - presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.

Guide to Searching the National Archives

Historic Court Decisions

History Matters - Gateway to web resources.

Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States

Lancaster Newspapers - 19th Century

Making of America (Cornell) - digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.

Making of America (Univ. of Michigan) -particularly strong primary sources in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.

Martin Luther King Papers Project

Papers of the War Department (1784-1800) - Fire destroyed the War Department office in 1800. For decades historians believed that its files, and the window they provide into the early federal government, had been lost forever. This collection unites copies of the lost files in a digital archive that reconstitutes this invaluable historical resource.

POTUS - Presidents of the US.

Primary Documents - Worldwide catalog of manuscripts held in libraries/archives through WorldCat.

Primary Documents of American History - Library of Congress

Primary Source Sets - Library of Congress

Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860

State Digital Resources

The King Center - MLK Papers

The National Map (USGS)

The Papers of U.S. Grant

Tri-Counties Genealogy & History - Bradford County, PA, Tioga County, PA, Chemung County, NY

Valley of the Shadow (Franklin County, PA in the Civil War) - Original documents, and newspapers during the Civil War period from Franklin County, PA.

WWW Virtual Library - History - Gateway to 34 different cooperating units within the U.S. of generally colleges and universities. Each has agreed to locate and maintain noteworthy links within specific subjects.

Yale Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History & Diplomacy

Cultures of Knowledge - uses a variety of methods to reconstruct and interpret the correspondence networks central to the revolutionary intellectual developments of the early modern period.

Early Modern Letters Online - EMLO — is a combined finding aid and editorial interface for basic descriptions of early modern correspondence.

Labyrinth Home Page

Medieval Sourcebook

Monumenta Germaniae Historica - Free full text

Reference Universe

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