U.S. History: Primary Source Collections Online

Find and search American History primary source collections on the Internet


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Erin Owens
Room 142A, 1st floor, Library (NGL)


This is a topical list of high-quality U.S. History websites selected by the History Bibliographer.

The focus is on primary source collections from government agencies, universities, museums, libraries, and historical organizations.

To get started, click a topic in the menu on the left, then begin browsing the websites that are listed.



  • The library is not responsible for the content of the selected sites.
  • No endorsement is given to additional sites which are linked to by selected sites. 
  • It is a student's responsibility to accurately cite online materials used in research.

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