18th and 19th Century History Resources with Letters & Diaries

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Primary source database of more than 400 sources of diaries, letters and memoirs...   [more info]
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Primary source database offering women's diaries and letters...   [more info]
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Search history through Dolley Madison's correspondence letters dated from 1788 - 1837.   [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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Manuscript Women’s Letters and Diaries brings together 100,000 pages of the personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, displayed as high-quality images of the original manuscripts.   [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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Collection of letters and diaries reflecting on the immediate experiences of 1,017 women ...   [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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Experience the past through thousands of private writings and personal narratives...   [more info]
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