History Resources



History Reference Center
Full text from leading history periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, biographies and historical documents.  Historical photographs, maps and video clips.


Discovering Collection (iCONN)core school curriculum subjects

African American Experience (NewsBank)


Academic Search Premier
Leading mulltidisciplinary scholarly database with access to full text journals and magazines in history and many other areas.


Newsbank Retrospective, articles from 1970 - 1991.

iconn NewStand (iCONN) New York Times, Hartford Courant, Christian Science Monitor, London Times

New York Times Historical Archive, 1857 - 2006

Hartford Courant Historical (1764-1922 (iCONN)

Dallas Morning News Historical Archives, 1885 - 1977 (NewsBank)

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive, (NewsBank) deaths from 1860-1894, news events from 1860 - 1984.

Access World News: (NewsBank)International, American and Connecticut newspapers

UN Connections (NewsBank)


Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson): Covers over 600,000 people, with links to over 300,000 related full text articles, plus abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals.





American History

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the web
Archiving Early America: historic documents from 18th Century
The American Revolution
Critical Bibliography of North American Indians for K-12
Civil War Homepage
Born in Slavery: Slave narratives
Presidents of the United States
U. S. Constitution
Nixon Watergate Tapes
Foreign Relations of the United States
American Memory

Best of History Web Sites
In Motion: the African American Migration Experience
Presidential Timeline of the 2oth Century



Connecticut History Online
Connecticut Heritage Gateway
New Canaan Historical Society


World History

Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Netserf Medieval Websites
Life in Elizabethan England
Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions
French Revolution
World War II Resources: Primary Source materials
HIstorical Text Archives
MENALIB: Middle East Virtual Library

Rulers of Nations