Resources for Researchers

History web sites

  • Connecticut History, Facts, and Quotes: Links to Connecticut history museums and websites.
  • Digital Commonwealth: Historic images from more than 100 Massachusetts cultural institutions, including libraries, museums, colleges, and historical societies. Includes photographs, memorabilia, historic documents, and more.
  • History Matters: A collection of American history materials for students and teachers, including primary documents and images, interviews, and links to other history sites.
  • The Library of Congress: Not just books! Music, photographs, documents, webcasts, and more on just about everything you’d ever want to know about American history.
  • NineteenTeen: A fun blog by authors Regina Scott  and Marissa Doyle about what life might be like if you were an elegant teenager in Victorian England.
  • Nineteenth-century America: Links to hundreds of web pages with information about American history, maintained by “Teacher Oz,” a teacher in Texas.

Archives and Special Collections:

  • American Antiquarian Society: Located in Worcester, MA, the AAS has extensive collections of American publications and manuscript materials through 1876. Online catalog available.

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