See also: Government Information Sources
| Legal Sources: Laws/Court Cases
| Material Culture |
Microform Collections | Newspapers | Television/Historic Film | Women's Periodicals |
Other Guides to Primary Sources
Women's Collections [online]. San Antonio: Archives for
Research on Women and Gender, University of Texas--San
Antonio, [1996- ].
Annotated links to repositories, organized by state.
Archives USA [online]. [Ann Arbor] : ProQuest Information
and Learning Co., 2001- .
Access to holdings and contact information of more than 5,480
info. from publisher]
Log Search Page One can search across all H-Net lists before
posting a request for information to specific lists.
Hinding, Andrea, ed. Women's History Sources: A Guide to Archives
Manuscript Collections in the United States. New York: R. R. Bowker,
1979. 2 vols.
The definitive guide in the field, Women's History Sources provides brief
but informative descriptions of over 18,000 collections in almost 1,600
repositories throughout the United States.
Museums USA [online]. National
Alliance of State Museum Associations, n.d. [cited 21 February
2004]. Available from: http://www.museumsusa.org/.
The Official Museum Directory. Washington,
D.C.: American Association of Museums, 1971- . Annual since 1980.
Directory [online]. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street
Press, 2004- .
Oral History Online [online]. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street
Press, 2004- . See the publisher's overview
of this resource.
of Primary Sources [online]. [Moscow, Idaho : University of Idaho
Library, Special Collection and Archives, 1996- .
Links to 5300 web sites describing archival and manuscript holdings.
RLG's Archival Resources [online]. Mountain View,
Calif.: Research Libraries Group, 1998- . more info. from
500,000 records of archival & manuscript collections in
libraries, museums, state archives, and historical societies.
WorldCat [online]. [Dublin, Ohio] : OCLC 1997- .
Bibliographic descriptions and cataloging information for over 40 million
books, manuscripts, and other types of sources. Researchers can
limit searches to "Archival Materials" on the advanced and expert search
Newspapers and Periodicals
American Periodicals Series Online [online]. Ann Arbor,
Mich.: ProQuest Information and Learning Company, 2000- .
Access to many women's periodicals, including Harper's
Bazaar, Ladies' Repository, and The Lowell
The Gerritsen Collection: Women's History Online, 1543-1945
[online]. [Ann Arbor, Mich.: Bell & Howell Information and Learning,
2000- . See the publisher's overview of the collection.
Includes access to 265 periodicals.
This commercial database includes digital reproductions of The New York
Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and the Christian
United States Newspaper
"The United States Newspaper Program is a cooperative national effort
among the states and the federal government to locate, catalog, and
preserve on microfilm newspapers published in the United States from the
eighteenth century to the present."
American Women: A
Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History
and Culture in the United States [online]. Washington, DC: Library of
Congress, 2003- . Available
An expanded and searchable version of the print publication American
Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and
Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress,
Research Using Primary Sources [online]. Berkeley:
Library, University of California, 1998- .
of Evidence [online]. In History Matters. New York: American
Social History Project / Center for Media and Learning, and Fairfax,
Va.: Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, 1998-
[cited 30 October 2002]. Available
Sources Research [online]. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Library,
1996- . Available from: http://www.library.yale.edu/ref/err/primsrcs.htm.
Primary Sources on the Web [online]. Reference & User Services
Association, History Section, 2003- [cited 15 November 2004]. Available
History: A Research Guide