United States (1800-1861): Specialized Collections
Full text of eleven decisions reflecting the Supreme Court's changing attitude toward race, from Scott v. Sanford to Brown v. Board of Education.
Collection of online exhibitions about New York City.
Records of the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the 1st-43rd United States Congresses.
Collection of primary sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the late colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Includes collections of slave narratives, Southern literature, and materials related to the church in the black community.
Extensive collection of pamphlets and leaflets relating to the anti-slavery struggle. Hosted by the Cornell University Library.
Newspaper editorials on the Kansas-Nebraska Bill (1854), the caning of Senator Charles Sumner (1856), the Dred Scott Case (1858), and John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry (1859). Provided by the Department of History at Furman University.
Collection of resources documenting two Shenandoah Valley communities in the years before, during, and after the Civil War. Contains searchable newspapers, population census data, agricultural census data, manufacturing census data, slave owner census data, tax records, letters and diaries, images, maps, church records, and military rosters.
Full text of Harper's Weekly with extensive indexing of articles, illustrations, and advertisements.