History Information Resources: Additional Resources

Primary Resources

There are many databases that provide access to primary sources from various places, time periods and about specific topics. Consult the Primary Sources Guide for general recommendations on which databases to use for your area of research.

History Departments

Associations and organizations

Government information

Websites: Guides to Historical Information


Military History and War

  • The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School: Documents -Provides access to primary source documents in the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government from Ancient times to present day.
  • World War I Document Archive - International in focus, the archive intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War.
  • World War II Links on the Internet - Links to websites around the world that provide access to primary documents from WWII. Produced by the History deptartment at the University of San Diego.
  • Cybrary of the Holocaust - A website which provides access to images, first person accounts, audio/video clips and educational resources about the Holocaust. Also provides links to other valuable Holocaust research websites.

By Region


United States of America


Latin America



Middle East