Public Library: History
Links to history websites by geographical regions. A list of websites that address dozens of historical topics and time periods. Extensive lists of electronic journals and historical associations.
Center for History and New Media
An extensive site featuring images, movie clips and sound. Sponsored by George Mason University, this site is committed to both cutting edge multimedia and serious scholarship. Includes a searchable and indexed database of more than 5,000 US and world history sites.
& Social Studies Websites
Click on the WEBSITES tab for a list of History & Social Studies websites recommended by the National Endowment for the Humanities. K-12 teachers and students are the intended audience, but many of the links lead to university based web sites and primary source material. Most web sites are also suitable for undergraduate study and beyond.
Internet links -- targeted to the professional historian -- that are also useful to researchers.
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See also African-American History: Web Sites.
AMDOCS: Documents for the Study
of American History
Eight pages of links to documents for the study of American history. The documents are arranged chronologically. The first document listed is an excerpt from Christopher Columbus' journal in 1492, and the last is President Bush announcing the end of major combat operations in Iraq in May of 2003..
- American and British
Scholarly resources include historical documents, links to archives, history gateways, listservs, etc.
National Archives & Records
View American documents and images in the Exhibit Hall. Use the Archival Research Catalog to locate materials in NARA's collections in Washington and the Regional Archives, and in the Presidential Libraries.
- Historical Collections for the National Digital Library
Digitized collections of primary source materials provided by the Library of Congress. Over 7 million digital items are available through this gateway. Use the Collection Finder to locate material relevant to your research.
Early Americas Digital Archive
This "is a collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820." Click on ARCHIVE to search or browse texts in the EADA. Click on GATEWAY to browse a list of works available in the EADA or at other Web sites.
An online textbook of American history, a history of American private life, and a mosaic of American voices. Succinct essays on a wide range of topics are available here.
The David Rumsey
Historical Map Collection
"The David Rumsey Collection was started nearly 20 years ago, and focuses primarily on cartography of the Americas from the 18th and 19th centuries, but also has maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, globes, school geographies, books, maritime charts, and a variety of separate maps, including pocket, wall, children's and manuscript."
Historic American Newspapers
Visitors to this website may "search and read newspaper pages from 1900-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present." The Newspaper Directory allows users to "search or browse the directory of newspapers published in a particular place and time." This site is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).
Documenting the American South
- The Southern Experience in 19th Century America
Provides primary materials from Southern perspectives. Includes slave narratives and diaries, memoirs and links to other websites.
Raid on Deerfield:
The Many Stories of 1704
This web site gathers multiple views of an historical event that began on February 29, 1704, when "a force of about 300 French and Native allies launched a daring raid on the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts." Includes maps, historic documents and other artifacts, and audio files.
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Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe
Links to key historical documents arranged by country. Links to documents on Medieval & Renaissance Europe also included.
The History Guide
Over 100 lectures on European history from ancient to modern times provided by Steven Kreis, PhD., independent scholar and web developer.
Links to Resources on
The Irish Famine
This web site is associated with Quinnipiac University's special library collection on the Great Hunger (An Gorta Mor). There are links to digitized books, views of the Irish Famine in contemporary newspapers, primary historical documents, and related web sites.
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Greek and Roman Materials
Primary and secondary sources for the study of ancient Greece and Rome, from Tufts University. The collection includes 489 Texts, 112 Secondary Sources, and 3 sources for Museum Photography.
Rome Reborn 1.0
Rome Reborn 1.0 is a 3-D model that shows Rome circa 320 AD as it appeared within the 13 miles of Aurelian Walls that encircled it. In the 3D model, users can navigate through and around all the buildings and streets, including the Roman Senate House, the Colosseum, and the Temple of Venus and Rome. Researchers from the University of Virginia and the University of California at Los Angeles led an international team of archaeologists, architects, and computer scientists in assembling a huge recreation of the city.
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