Selected Web Sites: History
American Civil War Homepage
- This site features links to well over 300 sites, providing access
to time lines, photographs, diaries, official documents, and more.
- American Memory
- From the Library of Congrress, look here for primary
source, media, posters, music, letters, diaries, books and many other
- Basic data on Asian/Pacific countries: maps, statistics, latest
news stories, business protocal, arts, culture, government, history.
- Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
- Primary documents from ancient and medieval eras through the 21st Century. Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School.
of History Web Sites
- Award-winning portal to history resources, from prehistory to present,
- Information on countries and international organizations. By U.S.
Classics in Washington History
- This digital collection of full-text books brings together rare, out of print titles for easy access by students, teachers, genealogists and historians. Visit Washington's early years through the lives of the men and women who lived and worked in Washington Territory and State.
- Describes and analyzes political, economic, social, national security
systems and institutions, and history of 91 countries. By the Library
Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World.
- Includes course materials, announcements, bibliographies, links
to book reviews, databases, online articles, and images. There are
several search tools available.
Electronic Resources for Classicists: The Second Generation
- A very well organized introduction to classics resources on the
Internet written by Maria C. Pantelia of the University of California,
Irvine. Items are grouped by type of resource.
- European History: Historical
- National histories, primary documents, map sites.
EuroDocs - Primary Documents
- Primary sources in European history. Documents are available in
the original languange, and many non-English documents are translated
into English. Documents are available for all countries and most time
- Historic Newspapers in Washington
- Washington's earliest territorial newspapers, including The Vancouver Register, 1865-1869.
History Sourcebooks Project
- Public domain and copy-permitted historical texts from Fordham
Labyrinth: medieval history
- Excellent subject menu. Also includes bibliographies, music, manuscripts.
Library of Congress Links to Classical and Medieval History Internet
- "Resources for Classics and certain related disciplines (Mediaeval
Studies, Renaissance Studies, Patristics, etc.) on the Internet."
Making of America: Digital Archives from Cornell University
- Search the full-text of nearly two dozen periodicals and 267 monographs,
all related to American social history from the early/mid 1800's to
1900 or so. Pages are actual scans from the sources.
- Thousands of links to secondary and primary sources, many full-text.
Explore the links on the left bar and along the top as well. Edited
by Paul Halsall, Professor at Fordham University.
- NetSERF: Internet
- From the Dept. of History at Catholic University of America. Miriad
of information on Medieval history. Links to Arthur information, archeaology
projects, and much more.
- Korean War
- This site includes access to a number of eyewitness accounts of
the Korean War, as well as an enormous amount of facts and figures,
FAQ's, photographs, maps, and related general sites. Also, it has
some special features including a searchable "KIA/MIA" (killed-
or missing-in-action) database, containing the names and profile of
over 33,000 soldiers; reproductions of newspaper articles; and information
on veterans' memorials.
- The Oregon Historical Society's collections and exhibits. Includes
the online finding aid for many documents in the library's manuscript
- Digital library on Ancient Greece and Rome from Tufts University.
Yesterday and Today
- An excellent gateway to Vietnam information. It links to documents,
articles, photographs, and diaries, as well as to most of the key
web projects available on the Internet, including a database of casualty
names, an oral history and folklore project, plus sites concerning
- World Digital Library
- The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet,
free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials
from countries and cultures around the world.
- World War I:
Trenches on the Web
- In addition to providing access to documents, maps, time lines,
poetry, and more, this site boasts an excellent search engine. It
also uses new technology well; in the "media room," one
may listen to the songs of the war such as "Keep the Home Fires
Burning." From the "experimental" "VRML (Virtual
Reality Modeling Language) Hall," weapons can be viewed in 3-D,
and the images can be manipulated by the user.
WWW Virtual Library: History
- History resources page from the WWW Virtual Library. Covers ancient
history through modern times