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History: Primary Documents and Images

A guide to reliable resources on History at Transylvania University Library

Primary Documents and Images

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

American Historical Documents 1000-1904, Harvard Classics, Vol. 43

American Memory

Confidential Print - Latin America, 1830-1969

Primary materials from the British Foreign and Colonial Offices.

Documenting the American South

Flikr Commons

Kentuckiana Digital Library 

Making of America

Transy's Alumni Photos

Valley Of the Shadow: Two Communities in the Civil War

Visual Information Access

The Visual Information Access (VIA) system is a union catalog of visual resources at Harvard, focusing on artistic and cultural materials.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Manuscriptorium: European Digital Library of Written Cultural Heritage

"creating a virtual research environment providing access to all existing digital documents in the sphere of historic book resources (manuscripts, incunabula, early printed books, maps, charters and other types of documents)."  Most items are taken from the National Library of the Czech Republic.

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