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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 history.

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 resources.

Latin American Network Information Center

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Last Updated: 8/12/16