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United States History: Archives & Documents
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Archives & Documents
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American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection
A vast collection of American historical periodicals, 17th-20th century.
A searchable listing of archives and document repositories located in the U.S., the U.K., and Ireland.
Brings together more than 5 million records describing archival content from more than 1,000 archives across the globe.
ArchivesCanada.ca Search Portal
Official archival search portal of the Canadian Council of Archives, providing online access to more than 800 archives across Canada.
Archives of Sexuality & Gender, Parts 1-2
Primary source documents on important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century.
ArchivesWiki - American Historical Association
A clearinghouse of information about archival resources throughout the world.
Association for Diplomatic Studies & Training: Oral History Collection
The world's largest collection of U.S. diplomatic oral history.
China from Empire to Republic: Missionary, Sinology and Literary Periodicals 1817-1949
English-language periodicals published in or about China during a period of over 130 years.
China from Empire to Republic: Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China (1854-1949)
Primary source documents for the study of China and its relations with the West in the late Qing and Republican periods.
Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries
Primary sources, documents, and media relevant to historical research in multiple unique collections.
Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada
A listing of companies in the U.S. and Canada that maintain archives and records pertaining to their activities.
Finding Aids at the University at Buffalo Libraries
Guides to archival records, personal papers, and manuscripts in UB's Special Collections unit.
Digital Public Library of America
A vast trove of primary source material from libraries, archives, and museums around the U.S. and related to every country and era.
Early English Books Online
More than 22 million page images from every work printed during the era 1473-1700 in English in Great Britain, and in any language in Britain's dependencies.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Digital archive of books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides etc. from Great Britain in the 18th century and other locations, primarily but not exclusively in English.
European Views of the Americas, 1493-1750
Contemporary books and journal articles from the period of European exploration of North America.
Books, images, audio, and video from European libraries, archives, and museums.
Gale Primary Sources
Primary source material from five centuries of modern world history.
Primary and secondary full-text and archival material, from 1970 to the present, on all issues related to sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, day care, and the workplace.
HathiTrust Digital Library
A vast digital repository of books derived from the collections of leading research libraries.
The Internet Archive: Wayback Machine
An archive of the Internet itself since 1996, including almost 280 billion web pages.
Alongside contemporary scholarly books and journals, JSTOR's collections contain historical material appropriate for use as primary sources.
Library of Congress: Portals to State History
A listing of archives, collections, and initiatives devoted to the preservation of cultural heritage in the individual states of the U.S.
Museums USA: Museum Directory
A listing of museums in the U.S., arranged by state and type.
19th Century Collections Online 7: Science, Technology, and Medicine
Primary source materials from the long nineteenth century revealing the rapid acceleration of scientific, technical, and medical knowledge and covering every aspect of science.
19th Century Collections Online 8: Women
Primary source documents focused on issues at the intersection of gender and class from the late-eighteenth to the early twentieth century, all through a transnational perspective.
Complete online texts of important works in philosophy and theology from medieval and modern Europe and the U.S.
The premier online resource for historic preservation, building restoration, and cultural resource management in the U.S. & Canada.
ProQuest History Vault
Millions of primary source, cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents on the most widely studied topics in 19th and 20th-century American history.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery, Parts 1-4
Primary source documents on all aspects of the phenomenon of slavery and its abolition in the US, Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.
Women Working, 1800-1930
Primary source material related to women's roles in the U.S. economy in the 19th and early 20th century.
Women’s Studies Archive: Issues and Identities
Primary source documents from the 19th and 20th centuries covering the social, political, and professional aspects of women’s lives and spanning multiple regions.