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Historical Resources

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Here is the collection of historical resource links.

A good, large collection of historical documents available online from 1490 to present day.

American Civil War Homepage, The
The American Civil War Homepage gathers together in one place hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files about the American Civil War (1861-1865).

Encyclopedia Mythica
Encyclopedia Mythica is an internet encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and religion.

Historical Research Online
Article on historical online research with information on how and where to find historical information online.

History Channel
Website for the cable television station. Links, upcoming programming and bibliography lists.

History Cooperative
An online research tool for historical research with searchable journals and articles.

History Resource -- WWW Virtual Library
A part of the WWW Virtual Library. Extensive links to sites on Egyptology, Ancient Greece, Ancient Near East, Ancient Rome, Africa, Asian Studies and More.

History Today
The online edition of History Today provides articles, book reviews, this day in history facts and other features.

Horus' History Links
History links page maintained by the faculty of the History Department of the University of California at Riverside. Categories include searching by specific periods, places or years. An invaluable resource.

National Archives and Records Administration
This federal agency provides records to federal records. The website includes records, databases, family history/genealogy research, Federal laws, regulations, notices, exhibits and much more.

National Museum of American History
Information about the museum as well as collections, articles and research materials.

Perseus Project
The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world and beyond. Contains over 225 gigabytes of data.

The American Experience
The American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. An excellent resource.

Victoriana: Resources for Victorian Living
Internet Directory and Library for the 19th century enthusiast. The Library contains articles about the Victorian Era and includes "Harper's Bazar" (a 19th century woman's weekly newspaper)online.

Vietnam Online
An in-depth look at the Vietnam War. The website was a counterpart to a PBS television series.

WPA Life Histories
Life histories written by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project from 1936-1940. The Library of Congress collection includes 2,900 documents representing the work of over 300 writers from 24 states.

WWW Medieval Resources
Links to databases, libraries and discussion groups all relating to medieval literature.

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