General Links for Primary Documents

American Memory An online resource compiled by the Library of Congress National Digital Program.

University of Georgia Rare Map Collection - 800 historic maps spanning nearly 500 years, from the sixteenth century through the early twentieth century.

National Archives & Records Administration Reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States.

History Wiz: the source for primary documents - These resources are places where you can find primary sources in general archives located on the internet.

The CIA  Check out popular documents made available by the CIA to the public.

America Singing - Nineteenth Century Songs Song sheets from the Nineteenth Century housed in the Library of Congress.

The University of Oklahoma Law Center A Chronology of US historical documents.

A Hypertext on American History USIA publications enriched with hypertext-links to relevant documents, original essays, other Internet sites,

Documents of Freedom Independence Hall Association site publishing American Documents.

American Cultures - classic texts in U.S. History.

US Census Bureau - The data presented describes the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1960.

Avalon Project of the Yale Law School Documents in law, history and diplomacy.

Find A Grave See the gravesites of thousands of famous people.

Smithsonian Institute's web site for children.

Teaching with Historic Places - Teaching with Historic Places has developed more than sixty classroom-ready lesson plans that together range across American history.

The History Net Includes primary sources in American history.


Popular Songs in American History - American Folk and Traditional Music with Lyrics, Midi Files, Tune Information
and History behind the folksongs and ballads. With folksongs arranged by time period.

Archiving Early America - historic documents from Eighteenth Century America.

 Mayflower Web Page - Primary and secondary source documents of passengers, wills, journals, and manifests.