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)

Associate Press Archive

Library of Congress: American Memory

George Mason University’s History Matters Online Resources:

Yale Law School Avalon Project (numerous legal and government documents throughout history):

Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History:

Harvard- Open Collections Program:

Harvard collection focusing on immigration:

Historical Maps Online

Documenting the American South (UNC-Chapel Hill):

Sam Houston State University Guides to Online Resources (all topical categories)

By State

Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Collections

Alaska’s Digital Archives

Arkansas Digital ‘Ark-ives’

Calisphere by the University of California (with over 750,000 documents and images)

Kansas Historical Society: Kansas Memory Digital Collections

Archives of Maryland Online

Maryland Historical Society Collections Online

Maryland State Archives Online Databases

Missouri Online Resources and Databases

Missouri Digital History

Missouri Film, Video, and Sound Archives

Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Valley Special Collections Digital Gallery

Digital North Carolina:

Oklahoma: Digital Prairie

Oregon Archival Records

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Online Records

Texas State Library and Archives Commission: Online Collections

Washington State Digital Archives