General History

General History or Combined Collections of Primary Sources

This is a subpage of the Primary Sources collection.

 

Internet Archive (archived copies of webpages and news events, including video)
https://archive.org/index.php

Associate Press Archive
http://www.aparchive.com

Library of Congress: American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

George Mason University’s History Matters Online Resources:
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/search.php

Yale Law School Avalon Project (numerous legal and government documents throughout history):
http://avalon.law.yale.edu

Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History:
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/collections

Harvard- Open Collections Program:
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/

Harvard collection focusing on immigration:
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/

Historical Maps Online
http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/maps/

Documenting the American South (UNC-Chapel Hill):
http://docsouth.unc.edu/

Sam Houston State University Guides to Online Resources (all topical categories)
http://www.shsulibraryguides.org/c.php?g=86715&p=558081

By State

Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Collections
http://digital.archives.alabama.gov

Alaska’s Digital Archives
http://vilda.alaska.edu

Arkansas Digital ‘Ark-ives’
http://ahc.digital-ar.org

Calisphere by the University of California (with over 750,000 documents and images)
https://calisphere.org

Kansas Historical Society: Kansas Memory Digital Collections
http://www.kansasmemory.org

Archives of Maryland Online
http://aomol.msa.maryland.gov/html/index.html

Maryland Historical Society Collections Online
http://www.mdhs.org/digital-images

Maryland State Archives Online Databases
http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/homepage/html/online_records.html

Missouri Online Resources and Databases
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/ordb

Missouri Digital History
http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh/

Missouri Film, Video, and Sound Archives
http://mohistory.org/lrc/collections/images/film-video-sound

Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Valley Special Collections Digital Gallery
http://www.kchistory.org/cdm4/explore.php?page=all

Digital North Carolina:
http://digitalnc.org/

Oklahoma: Digital Prairie
http://libraries.ok.gov/digital-prairie-resources/

Oregon Archival Records
http://sos.oregon.gov/archives/Pages/records.aspx

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Online Records
http://www.phmc.pa.gov/Archives/Research-Online/Pages/default.aspx

Texas State Library and Archives Commission: Online Collections
https://www.tsl.texas.gov/collections

Washington State Digital Archives
https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov