Databases by Subject

Databases >> History and Primary Sources
Recommended : 61   Reference : 4   Research Guides : 5   Other : 55   

Reference (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.)

Dictionary of American History   (Gale Cengage)
Dictionary of Old English   (University of Toronto)
Encyclopedia Smithsonian   (Smithsonian Institution)
OED Online   (Oxford English Dictionary)

Other Useful Resources

American Indian Histories and Cultures   (Adam Matthew Digital)
American Journeys   (Wisconsin Historical Society)
American Rhetoric (streaming audio and video)   (Michael E. Eidenmuller, University of Texas, Tyler)
Arago: People, Postage & the Past   (Smithsonian National Postal Museum)
ArchiveGrid   (OCLC Research)
Archives Unbound   (Gale Cengage)
Boulder County Latino History Project   (BCLHP)
Cambridge Companions Online   (Cambridge University Press)
Cambridge Core   (Cambridge University Press)
Colorado Climate Trends   (Colorado Climate Center, Colorado State University)
Colorado Historic Newspapers   (Colorado State Library and History Colorado)
Confidential print: Middle East   (Adam Matthew Digital)
Defining Gender   (Adam Matthew Digital)
Empire Online   (Adam Matthew Digital)
English Historical Documents   (Taylor and Francis)
EuroDocs   (Richard Hacken, BYU)
European History Primary Sources (EHPS)   (Europan University Institute)
European Views of the Americas: 1493 - 1750   (Ebsco)
Europeana 1914-1918 – untold stories & official histories of WW1   (Europeana)
FAMSI Research Materials: Explore Mesoamerica   (Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc.)
FRASER (Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research)   (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Center for Economic Documents Digitization)
Gallica   (National Library of France)
Georgia Historic Newspapers   (Digital Library of Georgia)
HarpWeek   (HarpWeek)
Historic Oregon Newspapers   (Oregon Digital Newspaper Program)
Historical Census Browser   (University of Virginia Library, Geospatial and Statistical Data Center)
History Matters   (City University of New York and George Mason University)
Internet Library of Early Journals   (ILEJ)
Internet Sacred Text Archive   (ISTA)
L'Année philologique    (Ebsco)
Library of Congress E-Resources Online Catalog   (U.S. Library of Congress)
Library of Economics and Liberty   (Liberty Fund, Inc.)
Macmillan Cabinet Papers   (Adam Matthew Digital)
Making of America   (Cornell University & University of Michigan)
NARA   (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections   (U.S. Library of Congress)
North Carolina Digital Archives   (North Carolina State Archives)
NYPL Digital Gallery   (New York Public Library)
Oxford African American Studies Center   (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Bibliographies Online   (Oxford University Press)
Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Digital edition   (University of Virginia Press)
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Reti Medievali   (Firenze University Press)
Rocky Mountain Online Archive   (hosted by the University of New Mexico Libraries)
Sanborn Maps of Colorado   (CU Digital Library)
Scripps Library and Multimedia Archive   (University of Virginia)
SORA - The Searchable Ornithological Research Archives   (University of New Mexico)
The First World War   (Adam Matthew Digital)
Theological Commons   (Princeton Theological Seminary & The Internet Archive)
This I Believe   (This I Believe, Inc., National Public Radio and Atlantic Public Media)