This page contains links to primary resources online that would be great resources for student projects. Primary sources are original records created at the time historical events occurred or well after events in the form of memoirs and oral histories.

Using Primary Resources on the Web -

100 Milestone Documents on American History -

American Memory Project -

Avalon Project at Yale University -

EuroDocs -
Documents on European History

Galaxy of Images -
Thousands of images and plates from the Smithsonian.

History Matters -
This feature contains primary documents in text, image, and audio about the experiences of ordinary Americans throughout U.S. history.

Images Canada -

Making of American -
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.

National Archive Digital Vaults -

National Geonet Name Server -
Information on every named place on Earth

New York Public Library Digital Collection -

Open Congress -
Track bills and laws as the come to be.

Picture Australia -

Project Dianna -
Human Right Documents from Yale University

Silk Road Database -
Yale University

Vincent van Gogh's Letters and Art Work -
Economist Article -

U.S. Exploring Expedition -
Sea of Glory Webcast -

U.S. Supreme Court Opinions -