Courtesy Smithsonian Institution


For history books and other materials (print and electronic) in the Library collection, be sure to check our catalog.

Recommended Databases

Alexander Street Press History
Biography in Context
CREDO Reference
Early American Imprints
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Gale Infotrac Books and Authors
Gale Virtual Reference
Heritage Quest
Infotrac I Academic Onefile



The AntiqueNet...
Doak House Museum...
Field Museum of Natural History  in Chicago,Illinois
Library of Congress
Mariners' Museum...
The National Air and Space Museum includes Milestones of Flight
Museum Links
Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago,  Illinois
Museum Sites Online...
National Park Service National Register of Historic Places
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Newberry Library The Newberry Library located in Chicago Illinois is an independent research library concentrating in the humanities with an active educational and cultural presence in Chicago. Free and open to the public, it houses an extensive non-circulating collection of rare books, maps, and manuscripts.
NEW!  RSAP:  Research Society for American Periodicals
 This website offers the Research Resource page, an invaluable resource of scanned 19th, 20th, and 21st century periodicals and resources for teaching about and researching them.
Regional Alliance for Preservation (RAP) serves to assist a wide variety of cultural institutions with collections care activities...
Tennessee Association of Museums
National Archives and Records Service...
National Museum of Science and Industry  United Kingdom includes National Railway Museum, Science Museum, and National Museum of Photography, Film and Television
President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library...
Presidential Museums, from National Archives...
Resources for the Rare Materials Cataloger...
The Smithsonian Institute..
The Smithsonian Institution's SIRIS Research Catalog...
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia...
Society of American Archivists...
International Sports Heritage Association NEW!  
 The Holocaust Encyclopedia  free comprehensive resource from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.  Includes recent articles on events in Darfur and information on all peoples that were persecuted by the Nazis. 
Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA) Historic images and documents of Tennessee history courtesy of the Tennessee State Library and Archives
Wisconsin Historical Society The Wisconsin Historical Society is our state's memory and foremost storyteller, and is considered one of the nation's finest historical institutions. We have been helping people connect to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing the stories of Wisconsin and the nation since 1846. Includes historical documents of McCormick International Harvester Company.

Art museums will also be found on the Fine Arts page of our Links Library

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