College of Arts and Sciences

Department of History

Online History Resources

American Historical Association
This page includes membership information and a publications catalogue of the American Historical Association.

American Historical Review
This page includes the cover and table of contents of the most recent issue, plus information about subscriptions, submissions, editorial board, etc.

American Hypertexts
A collection of electronic documents relevant to American studies. A very attractive site with conscientious citation.

Association of Washington Historians
The home page of an association for which the purposes are the advancement of professional standards among historians, the promotion of general interest in history, and the dissemination of the organization's views on matters relating to history.

The British Museum
This site will help you find out more about the collections of the British Museum, plan a visit to the museum, or find out the answers to questions about the collections.

Diotima
This is a great site with materials for the study of women in the ancient world.

George Mason University
The largest list of history departments in the world.

Hanover College History Internet Archive
This site provides primary documents for students and faculty for use in classes and links to other sites. Strongest in U.S. history, but contains interesting material for world civilizations too.

The History Channel
The History Channel Home page.

The Historical Text Archive
This award-winning site contains links to world history, regional or national, and topical history and resources. For speed, use text version.

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
A database of information on science, technology, and medicine, with an alphabetical listing of resources, search features, and multiple links.

H-NET
A complete list of listservs maintained by History Net. Instructions on how to subscribe (and unsubscribe). Links to specific listserv's home pages. Supported by Michigan State University and the National Endowment for Humanities.

H-NET Lists
This page contains direct links to the "H-" home pages and lists, such as H-ASEH, H-German, and H-War. A must for historians.

HyperHistory Online
At this Web site, click on "hyperhistory" and navigate through 3,000 years of world history. Links to important historical persons, events, and maps.

Index of History
See the European history section for an immense collection of links to sites devoted to different aspects and periods of history, some with graphics and sound.

Index of Resources for Historians
This index contains direct links to approximately 1,700 sites arranged alphabetically by subject and name.

International Network Information Systems at University of Texas
Gateway has pointers to international study sites for Africa, India, China, Japan, and many other countries.

Intute
Database of Web resources for education and research, created by a network of U.K. universities and partners. Subject specialists select, evaluate, and annotate the resources.

Library of Congress: American Memory
A gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections, as well as resources to help educators incorporate the collection's primary sources into their curriculum.

Literature by Women
Collection of links to literature by women.

Louvre Museum (Paris)
Treasures of The Louvre.

Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Primary Historical Documents
Includes almost a dozen digitized texts plus links to relevant sites.

Medieval and Renaissance WWW Resources
Well-organized set of links to mostly medieval sites.

Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC)
Home page of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Modern History Sourcebook
The Internet Modern History Sourcebook is one of a series of history primary sourcebooks. It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern western civilization and world cultures.

National Archives and Records Administration
Includes descriptions of textual records as well as digital copies of documents, photographs, and sound files.

Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
OIEAHC is the preeminent institution for the study of colonial American history (based out of the College of William and Mary), and the page has links that connect with other sites containing resources for colonial history.

The Perseus Digital Library
Perseus is an evolving digital library, engineering interactions through time, space, and language.

Russia on the Web
Among other links at this very complete site, click on "History" for a virtual tour of the palace where Nicholas II and Aleksandra lived, Mikhail Gorbachev's home page, or Russian Studies on the Internet, a listing of sites related to Russian history and culture.

Schönbrunn Palace (Vienna)
Take a tour of the palace. Links to other sites in Vienna and around the world.

Social Studies School Service
Links to sites such as Women's History Month and Black History Month with sample lesson plans.

Thomas Jefferson
This is a complete Web site about Thomas Jefferson, including his letters and speeches, a short history, links to other sites, and an index to much more information, which is located at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation site.

University of Texas Perry-Castañeda Library's Map Archive
Features up-to-the minute as well as historical maps.

University of Virginia Electronic Text Center
Includes a vast array of digitized texts from various periods, mainly literature.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
From this site you can access the official trial records, with photographs, of the Nuremberg trials, along with complete information about the Holocaust.

Whitman County Historical Society
See what the Whitman County Historical Society is doing to preserve the history and cultural heritage of the region.

Women in Tennessee
Includes sections on African Americans, women's rights, biography, and links to manuscript inventories.

WWW Virtual Library—Humanities
This main subject index leads to many humanities-related research subjects, many of which relate to historical studies.

Yahoo's History Directory
Yahoo's history directory has links to ancient history, archaeology, the 17th through 20th centuries, religions, and specific topics such as military and maritime history, economic history, women's history, and much more.

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