Links: Historical Studies
Here you will find Internet links to sites with a particular focus on
Historical Studies. This page is prepared and
maintained by J. B.
Owens of Idaho State University. If you have trouble with a line,
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- WWW-VL History
- A project coordinated by Lynn H. Nelson of the University of Kansas,
- History Departments
- Maintained by George Mason University.
- National Council for History
- Founded in 1990, the NCHE is a non-profit corporation dedicated to
promoting the importance of history in schools and in society.
- History at Boise State
- The well-done site of one of our sister institutions in Idaho.
- The Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies.
Information about the Society and pages of links to other resources.
Maintained by A. Katie Harris through the support of Central Missouri
State University and the University of Kansas.
- Sixteenth Century Studies Society
- Leading organization for scholars dealing with the period 1400-1700.
There is also a web site for the Sixteenth Century
- Information about the American Academy of Research Historians of
The History Link
- The project of Lynn H. Nelson, HNSource is designed to be the major
link to other history resources. Has a list of history discussion
groups. See Carrie: An Electronic
Library of e-texts of importance to historians.
- History Computerization
- A good collection of annotated directories of historical resources
and historical photographs. There is also an offer for a free history
- A valuable connection of links to historical resources maintained as
part of El Web de la Biblioteca de Lletres of the Universitat
Autònoma de Barcelona. See especially the "bookmarks" of Prof.
Esteban Canales, which are included.
- Gateway to World History
- Maintained by Haines Brown, this site connects to other history
sites, provides a list of Internet discussion lists, has holdings of the
New England Regional World History Association, has a special section on
Africa, and includes bibliographies and archives.
- World History Center
- Maintained by the Department of History, Northeastern University. Of
particular interest is the page devoted to the Center's Senior Research
Associate Andre Gunder Frank.
- World History Standards
- The National Center for History in the Schools.
- History/Social Studies
Web Site for K-12 Teachers
- Maintained by Dennis Boals, this site contains a great many resources
for using the Internet for research and teaching.
- Wrensted Exhibition
- In the early years of the twentieth century, Danish photographer
Benedicte Wrensted maintained a studio in the first block of South Main
Street in Pocatello, Idaho, where the Continental Bistro Pub is currently
located. The original building survived into the early 1990s when it
collapsed after a poorly planned restoration by its owners. At this web
site are located her spectacular collection of photographs of Native Americans
from that era. The collection is part of that of the Smithsonian
Institution in Washington, D.C.
- American Historical
- This site is being developed by Andrew McMichael, a graduate student
at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, who is communications
associate in the AHA's Publications Department.
- American Historical Review
- The journal of the American Historical Association.
- World History Association
- Lead organization in this developing field. Publishes the
outstanding Journal of World History and a newsletter, the
World History Bulletin.
- Organization of American
- Despite its ambitious title, the OAH really deals mostly with the
history of the United States of America.
- H-NET Information
- H-Net is a consortium of LISTSERV discussion lists dealing with
historical subjects, funded in part by the National Endowment for the
Humanities. The site also provides links to other resources valuable for
students and researchers in the area of historical studies. Another
useful site for H-Net
information is maintained by the history department of the University
of Saskatchewan, home of H-Canada.
- The H-Net listserv for World History.
- World Systems Network
- Select WSN and you will find valuable resources like the
World-Systems Archive and the on-line electronic Journal of
- Information about the FBC for the Study of Economies, Historical
Systems, and Civilizations and Review, the FBC's
- Labyrinth is the most important World Wide Web site for medievalists.
Historicum Societatis Iesu
- Site of the Jesuit Historical Institute.
- Based at the University of Pennsylvania.
- Wisconsin African Studies
- The site of the African Studies program of the University of
Slave Trade: Demographic Simulation
- The Department of African-American Studies of Northeastern University
provides a demographic simulation of the Atlantic slave trade, for which
users can alter input data to view the consequences for Africa and the
Americas. The site is part of a larger project on "Migration in Modern
World History," based at the NEU World History Center.
- Association of Asian Studies
- Based at Indiana University.
- South Asia Gopher
- Select CLIO Plus, SELECTED TOPICS..., South Asia. Maintained by
David Magier, who is area studies director of the Columbia University
- History of
Science, Technology, and Medicine
- Maintained by The Johns Hopkins University's Department of the
History of Science, Medicine and Technology, Institute of the History of
- Maintained at Syracuse University by David Robinson.
- History and
- A list of resources maintained by Carnegie Mellon University.
- Center for History and New Media
- A project of the Center, the American Social History Project, and the
Center for Media and Learning of the City University of New York. This
site as a list of web sites for Historians and a useful beginner's guide
to the World-Wide Web.
- El Camino
- John Dagenais' site for materials about the pilgrimage route to
Santiago de Compostela. Rated as one of the web's top 5% sites, there is
a great deal here for anyone interested in the so-called "Middle Ages" of
- A directory of tables of contents of numerous history journals
maintained at the University of Montreal.
- Essays in
- Full text on-line articles. A sign of things to come?
- Project Muse
- Johns Hopkins University is attempting to bring history journal
publishing to the Internet.
- A project of the history
department of the University of Cincinnati. The first issue appeared
on 1 July 1995.
- An on-line, peer reviewed, journal of history.
- SCRIPTA Home
- La scrittura nel tempo - The history of handwriting. The Scripta
project provides an interactive approach to learning Palaeography.
- Cybrary of the Holocaust
- Resources about the Nazis and the Holocaust.
- Leeds Centre for Jewish
- University of Leeds. Offers many Internet resources through a link
to the University Library, which houses the Cecil Roth Collection of Rare
Hebraica and Judaica.
- For lists on many topics, including History. Descriptive information
about the lists as well as subscription information.
- George W. Welling
- Links to important resources. Materials on the Association for
History and Computing. Information on the American Revolution HTML-project.
- GHETA stands for the Groningen Historical Electronic Text Archive, of
Groningen University in the Netherlands.
- American Memory
- The U.S. Library of Congress' famous Historical Collections for the
National Digital Library.
- Historical Text
- Maintained by Don Mabry of Mississippi State University, this site
has, among other treasures, an archive of historically-important photographs.
- Texts and Documents
- The Hanover Historical Texts Project of the Department of History,
Hanover College. Also provides a page of "Electronic Text Connections and
Web Sites of Interest to Historians."
- The Age of Discovery
- Maintained at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, this site has
all sorts of information about Christopher Columbus, about the
Quincentenary Anniversary of his first voyage to the western hemisphere,
and about other European explorers.
- The Galileo Project
- Information source on Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of
his time, provided by Rice University.
- BDLS Collections
- The growing Collections page of the Berkeley Digital Library
SunSITE. Among the treasurers here are the Emma Goldman papers.
- UNED History Dept.
- Departamento de Historia Contemporánea de la Universidad
Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, Spain. Also provides
information about the Internet discussion list LaPepa, which deals with
Spanish history from 1808 to the present.
- Canadian Journal of
History/Annales canadiennes d'histoire
- A journal which publishes articles on the history of all regions
except Canada. Information is available about the contents of the
current issue, and there are abstracts of articles. The journal's home
is the University of Saskatchewan.
- Fons d'Història Local
- Materials for the history of Catalunya from the 18th to the 20th
century, developed by the Servei de Documentació d'Història
Local de Catalunya of the Departament d'Història Moderna i
Contemporània de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
Guerra Civil Española, 1936-1939
- Maintained by the astronomer and mathematician Manuel Sanroma of the
Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Taragona, Spain.
- Bibliografia Anual de
História de Portugal
- The annual bibliography of Portuguese history.
- The Atlantic History Study Center (CEHA), Funchal, Portugal.
- Center for
Reformation and Renaissance Studies
- Victoria University, University of Toronto. Has a library collection
- The Cliometric Society
- Economic History information.
- Museum List
- A list of the world's museums and archives compiled by the Naval
Ocean Systems Center.
- Museum Guide
- Maintained by the University of Southern California.
- Maintained by the University of Southern California.
- A pretty comprehensive guide to the resources available.
- A comprehensive guide to U.S. government databases.
- I'M Europe
- Information Market - Europe. Run by ECHO, the European Commission
Host Organization, this site provides a wide variety of information and
databases related to the European Union, its historical archives, and
language translation materials. Well worth a visit if you are interested
in this complex organization made up of such diverse nations.
All contents copyright © 1995-2002.
J. B. Owens
All rights reserved.
Revised: 12 December 2002