translated and curated primary sources concerning the Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789
This electronic archive presents images of manuscripts and digital transcriptions from the Adams Family Papers.
A database of images of the colonial Americas from Hudson Bay to Tierra del Fuego, 1492 to ca. 1825
a common place for exploring and exchanging ideas about early American history and culture
A Journal of People, Issues, and Events in 18th Century America
a collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820
online exhibition presenting impressions of the West in maps from 1540 to 1900
Selected secondary sources Bibliography on Mary Rowlandson and Captivity Narratives
A digital library project that makes freely available original works demonstrating the evolution of American medicine from colonial frontier outposts of the 17th century to research hospitals of the 20th century.
The Library’s earliest surviving charging ledger (July 1789 – April 1792) is a window into the reading habits of over five hundred members of the Society Library
A searchable collection of texts including court records, wills, maps, town and fort plans, architectural and material culture studies
a digital collection of the first books printed in Mexico before 1601
A searchable version of information contained in the transcriptions of 325 probate inventories from the Chesapeake region for 1740-1810.
digitised collection containing a wide range of individual maps and atlases of Europe and America
a virtual tour of the Harvard Map Collection 2011 exhibition Toward a National Cartography: American Mapmaking, 1782-1800
The Virtual Jamestown Archive is a digital research, teaching and learning project that explores the legacies of the Jamestown settlement and “the Virginia experiment”.
American Women’s History: A Research Guide: Colonial America