History Subject Guide
- Yahoo:Arts:Humanties:History:U.S. History:African American
- Internet Resources for Students of Afro-American History
- The African American Mosaic (Library of Congress)
- The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
- American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology
- Freedman and Southern Society Project
Extensive lists of links to other sites.
Divided by time period and type of material.
Resource guide to the study of Black history and culture in the collections of the Library of Congress. Includes photographs and excerpts of ex-slave narratives.
Contains excerpts of slave narratives.
Ex-slave interviews conducted by the WPA in the 1930s. Includes photographs.
Documents on the emancipation of slaves, 1861-1867.
- American Memory Project: Library of Congress
- Historical Text Archive
- Uncovering Women's History in Archival Collections
- National Archives and Records Administration
Ongoing project to digitize the primary source material documenting the history and cultural development of the United States.
An archive of primary and secondary source material searchable topically and geographically.
A guide to WWW pages of archives, libraries, and other repositories that have primary source materials by or about women.
Online guide to the collections of the National Archives.
- H-Net Reviews
- The History Journals Guide
Scholarly review journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Searchable by keyword and other parameters like author and title. Reviews are also published in the various H-Net discussion networks (lists).
This international directory and mailing lists in the disciplines of history and archaeology. HJG aims to be a starting point for researchers, graduate students and librarians.
- WWW Virtual Library: History (University of Kansas)
- Yahoo:Arts:Humanities:History (Yahoo, Internet search engine)
- Links for the History Profession (Organization of American Historians)
- Voice of the Shuttle (University of California, Santa Barbara)
- Internet History Sourcebooks Project (Fordham University)
- History and Classic Databases
Databases geared toward history students and faculty.
- Using Primary Sources on the Web
Information provided by the History Section of the American Library Association on finding, using, and evaluating primary sources on the Internet.
- History Departments Around the World
The Center for History and New Media maintains this site and provides access to 1,200 departments worldwide.
- Library Guide to General History Resources (pdf)
- Library Guide to U.S. History Resources (pdf)
- Library Guide to U.S. Civil War Resources (pdf)
- Women in Tennessee History
- Tennessee State Library and Archives
Bibliography of books, theses, articles and manuscripts as well as links to other pertinent sites.
Information on the manuscript and image collections.
Knoxville and Knox County Sites
- New Deal Network
- East Tennessee Historical Center (Knox Country Library System)
- The East Tennessee Historical Society
- The 1982 World's Fair
Includes a section of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Includes information on the Knox County Archives and the McClung Historical Collection.
Information about the exhibits in their museum.
Relive the World's Fair with sections on background, site, exhibits, innovations, "famous firsts" and documentation.
Regional (Southern) Sites
- Southern Studies Jumpgate (The Center for the Study of the American South (UNC))
- Documenting the American South
- Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Annotated list of Web sites useful to scholars of the South.
Full-text of nineteenth century diaries, literature and slave narratives.
University of Mississippi's extensive offerings on all things Southern.
- National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections: Library of Congress
Combined cataloging of manuscript collections for repositories that do not catalog via either OCLC or RLIN, the two national cataloging databases, from 1986/7- present. For earlier years, see: National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections, Reference and Special Collections: CD3022.N37 (paper). Printed volumes included more repositories than does the newer online version.
- American Historical Association
- Organization of American Historians
The AHA is the largest historical society in the United States and serves as an umbrella organization for historians working in every period and geographical area. AHA also provides information concerning dissertations in progress.
Founded in 1907, the Organization of American Historians is the largest learned society devoted to the study of American history.
- American Civil War
- The United States Civil War Center (Louisiana State University)
- The Valley of the Shadow: Living the Civil War in Pennsylvania and Virginia
- Confederate Broadside Poetry Collection
Links to the most useful electronic files about the Civil War. Developed and maintained at UTK.
Includes a subject index for searching Civil War Web sites.
Project that uses primary material such as letters, diaries, personal papers and census data to portray two communities, Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, during the Civil War. It combines a narrative and an electronic archive of sources.
Contains images of broadside poems written by Southerners or Confederate sympathizers during the Civil War.
All images taken from the American Memory database. Search the database for "World War II posters" for more.