History Department Links
Graduate Studies at Binghamton University
The Graduate School's website contains a great deal of information that will be useful
to prospects who are considering application to graduate studies here at BU.
Women and Social Movements, 1600-2000
Organized around various collections of primary documents that deal with specific
reform issues and movements involving American women between 1600 and 2000, this site
includes 91 editorial projects with more than 2,800 documents and has extensive links
to other rich websites in US Women's History.
The Valley of the Shadow: Living the Civil War in Pennsylvania and Virginia
A substantive and excellent site intended to provide an educational and research tool
for teachers and researchers. The site provides a rich array of data on two towns,
one free and one slave, on the eve of and through the Civil War. The site includes
census data, church and military records, transcriptions of newspaper articles, and
letters and diaries from both Virginia and Pennsylvania.
American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library
The American Memory historical collection, maintained by the Library of Congress,
contains a searchable collection of documents, motion pictures, photographs, and sound
recordings of important events in the history of the United States.
The Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia
An excellent site designed to serve administrative, pedagogical, and research purposes.
The University of Virginia history department has committed itself to developing useful
and innovative resources on the World Wide Web, including a pilot project called "The
History Resource Database," designed to consolidate on-line materials for use in teaching
National Archives and Records Administration
The National Archives maintains a site with an Exhibit Hall, featuring historical
images of events and documents; The Digital Classroom, a collection of primary sources,
activities, and training for educators; a listing of events and programs sponsored
by the National Archives; an on-line quarterly; and many on-line records as well as
guides to available collections for researchers.
Historical Text Archive
The Historical Text Archive provides original material, links to other sites, and
electronic reprints of books. The site is organized by geography/ nations and topics.
The Schlesinger Library
General information about the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History
of Women in America.
International Institute of Social History
The International Institute of Social History was founded in 1935. It is one of the
world's largest documentary and research institutions in the field of social history
in general and the history of the labor movement in particular. The site includes
an online catalogue to the institution's holdings.
Uncovering Women's History in Archival Collections
Guide to WWW pages of archives, libraries, and other repositories, in and outside
the United States, that have primary source material by and about women. Maintained
by the University of Texas, San Antonio.
The Center for History and New Media
The Center for History and New Media focuses on the ways in which the new media --
particularly CD-ROMs and the World Wide Web -- have challenged historians to rethink
the ways they research, write, and teach about the past. The site includes a link
to "History Matters: The US Survey Course on the Web," a resource which makes the
internet central to the teaching of history.
Index of Resources for Historians
A large index of sites of interest to historians maintained at the University of Kansas.
American Studies Web
The American Studies Web is an outstanding searchable guide to on-line American Studies