Primary Sources

Library Catalogs

Center for Research Libraries Catalog
COPAC: Major Library Catalogs in the UK & Ireland
Gabriel: Europe's National Libraries

Special Collections

American Memory at the Library of Congress
Archival Resources
Digital National Security Archives
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
EEBO Text Creation Partnership
English Short Title Catalog (ESTC)
Hand Press Book Database
HRAF: Human Relations Area Files
Indiana University Finding Aids
Lexis-Nexis History
National Archives and Records Administration
Past Master's British Philosophers
Repositories of Primary Sources
RLG Cultural Materials

Electronic Archives

E-text archives
Internet Archive
Inter-university consortium for political and social science research 
National Archives and Records Administration
UNESCO Archives Portal

Newspaper indexes (see also News Sources)

New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) (NYT)
Times Digital Archive (The Times, London)
U.S. News Archives on the Web

Print newspaper indexes on tables in Research Collections across from the Reference Desk

Film and photograph sources

AP Photo Archive
Political Science Resources
Television News Archive Indexes


American Rhetoric: Online Speech Bank
Castro Speech Database
Digital History: Famous Historic Speeches
DOUGLASS: Archives of American Public Address
History and Politics Out Loud
Presidential Rhetoric Speech Archive
Prime Minister's Speeches (Great Britain)
Speeches of the European Commission Delegation to the United States
Vital Speeches of the Day

last updated: 3/31/2010