World History

World History (since 1500) Primary Sources

This is a subpage of the Primary Sources collection. The bulk of this content collection was authored by Ted McCormick, Associate Professor of History and Fellow in Irish Studies at Concordia University (Montreal). Special thanks to him for sharing his research guide.

 

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade:
http://www.slavevoyages.org/tast/index.faces

Epistolae- Medieval Women’s Letters at Columbia:
http://epistolae.ccnmtl.columbia.edu/

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

Aggregations and Research Guides (links to multiple resources):

George Mason University History Matters, World History Resources
http://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistorysources/searchwhm.php

Connected Histories Research Guides: http://earlymodernweb.org/resources/category/primary-sources/ 

Provides a brief introduction to major source collections and biographies for themes in urban, local, social, religious, political and colonial/imperial history.