General History Resources

Academic Info History Homepage and Index - This site provides a large variety of scholarly related links to history information and resources on the Internet. The authors have also divided the contents into subject specialties.

American Historical Association

fold3.com The fold3.com collections feature original historical documents, most never before available before on the Internet, relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, U.S. Presidents, historical newspapers and naturalization documents.

History Net

Kraus Collection of Sir Frances Drake Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress

National Archives and Records Administration

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic Library of Congress

Rulers of the World This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 in most cases.

Today in History


Resources by Time Period

Ancient History: Ancient History Sourcebook

Antebellum: American Slave Narratives- transcripts of WPA interviews.

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

18th Century: A Dictionary of Sensibility

Medieval: Labyrinth Home Page - resources for Medieval studies.

Medieval History Sourcebook

Modern: Cold War International History Project 

Modern History Sourcebook

The Literature and Culture of the American 1950s

Television News Archive - extensive collection of network television news searchable by date, year and keyword. Only the index is available free of charge.


Resources by Topic


Alabama Heritage on the Web - quarterly magazine on Alabama history.

Alabama History WWW Sources

Alabama Historical Maps

Alabama Mosaic

Civil War

American Civil War Homepage

American Slave Narratives - transcripts of WPA interviews.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

Nineteenth Century Documents Project - transcribed primary resources on events preceding the United States Civil War.

U.S. Civil War Center

Cold War

Cold War A CNN Perspective Series

Gay & Lesbian

Out of the Past: 400 Years of Lesbian and Gay History in America


Holocaust Cybrary


Army Historical Foundation

Native American

American Indian History and Culture-Encyclopedia Smithsonian

Native American Lore Index

Public History

National Council for Public History

Russian History

Russian History

Social History

Making of America - digital library of primary sources

The South

Documenting the American South Center for the Study of the American South - University of North Carolina

Center for the Study of Southern Culture - University of Mississippi

U.S. Presidents

American Presidents - University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs,

President - links to Presidential libraries, biographies, archival information from the present back to Herbert Hoover.

POTUS: Presidents of the United States - links to information on all 42 presidents.

Scripps Library at the Miller Center of Public Affairs - A research center at the University of Virginia

The Scripps Library and Multimedia Archive serves as a research facility for scholars of U. S. public policy. The Library's collection is a specialized one focused on American politics and history with special attention paid to the American Presidency.


American Memory Project - Documents, images, audio recordings and more about a variety of historical topics available from the Library of Congress.


Women and Gender Project

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000

World War II

National Archives and Records Administration Featured Exhibits

University of West Alabama Julia Tutwiler Library World War II Postcard Collection


Resources by Geographic Location


Alabama Historical Maps

Historic Maps from Ancestry.com - site includes U.S. and world maps.


Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

Soviet Union

The Soviet Archives - Primary documents from the Revolution of 1917 to the coup of 1991.


Archival Resources, Historical Documents and Museums

Women and Gender Project

Accessible Archives - Search several18th and 19th century newspapers.

American Heritage Project - database of finding aids to archival collections documenting American history and culture.

American Memory Historical Collections for the National Digital Library - from the Library of Congress. This site includes full text digital documents of history, technology, philosophy, law, education and more.

American Slave Narratives - transcripts of WPA interviews.

Archiving Early America

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation - U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1873.

Library of Congress

Archival Research Catalog  - Locate holdings, descriptions, and documents held by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Nineteenth Century Documents Project - transcribed primary resources on events preceding the United States Civil War.

The Margaret Sanger Papers Project - Historical editing project from the Univ.of New York. Viewers can find original documents from the SPP.

Smithsonian Institution

Television News Archive, Vanderbilt University

United States Historical Census Data Browser - census information from 1790 to 1960.


Full Text Journals on the WWW