History Resources

Databases

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Full text from leading history periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, biographies and historical documents.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

Academic Search Premier

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

Hartford Courant Historical (1764-1922 (iCONN)

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.

 

 

Websites

 

American History

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the web
Archiving Early America: historic documents from 18th Century
The American Revolution
Born in Slavery: Slave narratives
Presidents of the United States
Famous Presidential Speeches
American Memory

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

 

Connecticut

Connecticut History Online
New Canaan Historical Society

 

World History

Rulers of Nations