Ancestry Library Edition (SMC students, faculty & staff)
National Security Archive
Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents:
Milestone Documents in World History
London Low Life
Queen Victoria's Journals
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
Legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.
State Papers Online: Government of Britain 1509-1714
The Avalon Project (Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy)
Vital Speeches of the Day: 1934-Present
Historical Newspapers and Magazines
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1-5 (1684-1912)
Access to more than 6,500 historical magazine and journal titles.
American Periodicals Series Online: 1740-1940's
Access to over 1500 American magazines and journals published between 1740 - 1940. Note: most of the content spans between 1740-1900.
Early American Newspapers: 1690-1876
Full text historical American newspaper titles from 23 states and the District of Columbia.
Historical Newspapers New York Times (1851-2013) and Washington Post (1877-1999)
Times (London) Digital Archive 1785-1985
Reader's Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
Chronicling America: Historical American Newspapers
Access selected digitized American newspapers from 1836-1922 or search the US Newspaper Directory, 1690-present.
Library of Congress Digital Collections
Primary documents in American History from the Library of Congress.
Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library
Early Americas Digital Archive
European History Primary Sources
Internet History Sourcebooks (Ancient, Medieval, Modern, and more)
Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
Milestone Documents in American History
100 key primary source documents from the National Archives.
The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Search or browse the Archival Research Catalog (ARC) on selected topics to find digital images. Other search interfaces available include Access to Archival Databases and the Online Public Access Catalog.