History Resources with Primary Sources

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A cluster of collections reflecting the history of the United States through its congressional publications...   [more info]
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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney.   [more info]
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Includes full text of Harrisonburg's Daily News-Record (4/28/1993 to present) and Staunton's Daily News Leader (6/22/1999 to present).   [more info]
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Cover-to-cover digital facsimiles of 1,000 historic newspapers from every state.   [more info]
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Fully searchable facsimile editions of nearly 30,000 broadsides and ephemera printed in colonial...   [more info]
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Primary source database of more than 400 sources of diaries, letters and memoirs.   [more info]
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Digitized collections of primary source materials at the Library of Congress on American history and culture...   [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! Click here to preview the changes. Digitized page images from American magazines and journals of all types. Titles range from some of the first...   [more info]
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Index and full text of over 5000 audio and video (streaming) versions of public speeches...   [more info]
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Legislative and executive documents of the United States government...
 
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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. Search through historical documents, personal papers, and family histories...   [more info]
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Provides the complete text of nearly 2,000 French works including classic works of French literature, non-fiction prose, and technical writing.   [more info]
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Collection of non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.   [more info]
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Primary source database offering women's diaries and letters...   [more info]
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Not recommended for use in Google Chrome.  Please use Internet Explorer, FireFox, or Safari.  C19: The Nineteenth Century Index is an all-inclusive bibliographic tool for 19th-century research.   [more info]
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Searches subscribed CQ Press reference works and historical documents.   [more info]
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A full-text database of primary source documents. Each volume contains approximately one hundred documents highlighting the year's most important events and issues.   [more info]
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This database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945 ...   [more info]
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A collection of full-text digital books. Digital version of the Early American Imprints...   [more info]
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A collection of 36,000 fully searchable digital books...   [more info]
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Primary source collection of personal accounts of traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native...   [more info]
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Early English Books Onlineā„¢, 1475-1700 (EEBO) provides digital access to more than 100,000 literary and historical classics.   [more info]
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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century...   [more info]
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Full text primary source documents, including original manuscripts and printed material.   [more info]
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A full-text database of Harper's Weekly text and images from the 19th century (1857-1912) ...   [more info]
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According to a review in Magazines for Libraries, "The Nation is one of the most openly left-wing publications in existence," proud of its independence from any company or political party.   [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! Click here to preview the changes. Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue to about 3 years ago...   [more info]
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Collection of primary sources written by North American immigrants from 1800 to 1950.   [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. OAIster contains thousands of multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide.   [more info]
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This full-text material includes Ellis Island oral history narratives and rare Black Panther Party interviews...   [more info]
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The Papers of George Washington:  Diaries, Revolutionary War, Colonial, Confederation, Presidential, and Retirement from 1748-1799.   [more info]
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Searchable full-text collections, in English and/or Latin, of the writings of philosophers and theologians from antiquity into the 20th century.   [more info]
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Indexes the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 to 1982.   [more info]
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Full text of every book about the Americas published anywhere between 1500 and 1926...   [more info]
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The world's musical and aural traditions, in streaming audio...   [more info]
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Search every word of every page of The London Times, and view PDF facsimiles of either a specific article or a...   [more info]
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An incomparably rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history originating from Congress and other federal agencies.
 
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Contains records of nearly 35,000 trans-Atlantic slaving voyages made between 1514 and 1866...   [more info]