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The list below includes archive websites and digital collections maintained by states and territories (marked by *) in the U.S.  Many regional collections are jointly created and maintained by multiple states and these collections tell the stories of communities in those areas.

Arrangements:  By State and Territories -- Diverse and Underrepresented Communities -- Regional/Multi-State -- National -- International -- Historical Newspapers

By State and Territories

Alabama

Archives

Alabama Department of Archives & History

Digital Collections

Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Collections

Alabama Digital Preservation Network

Alabama Department of Archives & History

AlabamaMosaic

 

Alaska

Archives

Alaska State Archives

Digital Collections

Alaska Historical Collections

Alaska's Digital Archives

SLED: Alaska's Virtual Library & Digital Archive

 

Arizona

Archives

Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records

Digital Collections

Arizona Archives Online

Arizona Memory Project

Western Waters Digital Library (covers Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

 

Arkansas

Archives

Arkansas Heritage

Digital Collections

AHC Digital AR

 

California

Archives

California State Archives

Digital Collections

Online Archive of California (OAC)

Calisphere

Online Archive of California

San Fernando Valley History

 

Colorado

Archives

Colorado State Archives

Digital Collections

Colorado Historic Newspapers

Denver Public Library Digital Collections

Western Waters Digital Library (covers Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

 

Connecticut

Archives

Connecticut State Library, State Archives

Digital Collections

Connecticut History Illustrated

Connecticut State Library Digital Collections

ConnecticutHistory.org

 

Delaware

Archives

Delaware Public Archives

Digital Collections

Digital Archives

University of Delaware Digital Library Collection

 

District of Columbia

Archives

District of Columbia Archives

Digital Collections

Historical Society of Washington, D.C, Digital Collections

WRLC Libraries Digital and Special Collections

see also: National Collections

 

Florida

Archives

State Archives of Florida

Digital Collections

Florida Digital Newspaper Library

Florida Memory Project

Publication of Archival, Library & Museum Materials (PALMM)

University of Florida Digital Collections

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Georgia

Archives

Georgia Archives

Digital Collections

Digital Library of Georgia

Virtual Vault

 

Guam*

Archives

Guam Preservation Trust

Micronesian Area Research Center, Digital Collections

 

Hawaii

Archives

Hawai`i State Archives

Digital Collections

Hawai`i State Archives Digital Collections

Mountain West Digital Library (covers Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and other Western U. S. Communities)

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library, Digital & Digitized Collections

 

Idaho

Archives

Idaho State Archives (Idaho State Historical Society)

Digital Collections

Albertsons Library Digital Collections. Boise State University

Archives West

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive

Idaho Digital Resources

Idaho State Archives Digital Collections

Idaho State Archives Digital Collections

Mountain West Digital Library (covers Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and other Western U. S. Communities)

 

Illinois

Archives

Illinois State Archives

Digital Collections

CARLI Digital Collections

Illinois Digital Archives

Upper Mississippi Valley - Digital Image Archive (covers the Iowa-Illinois border)

 

Indiana

Archives

Indiana Archives and Records Administration (Indiana State Archives)

Digital Collections Indiana Historical Bureau

Indiana Historical Society Digital Image Collections

Indiana Memory

Indiana Digital Archives

 

Iowa

Archives

State Archives of Iowa

Digital Collections

Iowa Heritage Digital Collections

Iowa Pathways

Upper Mississippi Valley - Digital Image Archive (covers the Iowa-Illinois border)

 

Kansas

Archives

Kansas Historical Society, State Archives

Digital Collections

Kansas Memory

Kansas Historical Society, Online Collections

Western Trails Project

 

Kentucky

Archives

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Digital Collections

Digital Library of Appalachia

 Kentucky State Digital Archives (KSDA)

 

Louisiana

Archives

Louisiana State Archives

Digital Collections

Louisiana Digital Media Archive

The Louisiana Research Collection, Tulane University

 

Maine

Archives

Maine State Archives

Digital Collections

Maine Memory Network

Gateway to Digital Collections

 

Maryland

Archives

Maryland State Archives

Digital Collections

Digital Maryland

Maryland Historical Society-Collections Online

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Massachusetts

Archives

Massachusetts Archives Division

Digital Collections

American Centuries...view from New England

Digital Records at the Massachusetts Archives

Massachusetts Digital Commonwealth

Massachusetts Historical Society, Online Resource

 

Michigan

Archives

Michigan History Center, Archives of Michigan

Digital Collections

Making of Modern Michigan

Michiganology

Seeking Michigan

Virtual Motor City

 

Minnesota

Archives

Minnesota State Archives

Digital Collections

Minnesota Digital Library

Minnesota Digital Library: Minnesota Reflections

Minnesota Maps Online

 

Mississippi

Archives

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Digital Collections

Mississippi Digital Library

University of Mississippi, Digital Collections (eGROVE)

University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections

University of Southern Mississippi, Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive

 

Missouri

Archives

Missouri Secretary of State, Records and Archives Division

Digital Collections

Missouri Digital Heritage

Missouri Digital Newspaper Project

Missouri State University Digital Collections

State Historical Society of Missouri Digital Collection

 

Montana

Archives

Montana Historical Society, State Archives

Digital Collections

Archives West

Digitized Montana Newspapers Online

Montana History Portal

Montana State University Library, Digital Collections

 

Nebraska

Archives

History Nebraska

Digital Collections

Nebraska Memories

Nebraska Western Trails

Western Waters Digital Library (covers Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

 

Nevada

Archives

Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records

Digital Collections

Mountain West Digital Library (covers Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and other Western U. S. Communities)

Nevada Library Cooperative

Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records, Digital Collections

 

New Hampshire

Archives

New Hampshire Division, Archives and Records Management

Digital Collections

New Hampshire History Network

University of New Hampshire Library, Digital Collections

 

New Jersey

Archives

New Jersey State Archives

Digital Collections

New Jersey Digital Highway

New Jersey State Archives, Imaged Collections

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New Mexico

Archives

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives

Digital Collections

New Mexico Digital History Project

New Mexico Archives Online (NMAO)

New Mexico State Archives Online

Western Waters Digital Library

 

New York

Archives

New York State Archives

Digital Collections

New York State Archives, Digital Collections

Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York

New York State Library, Digital Collections

Hudson River Valley Heritage

New York Heritage Digital Collections

The New York Public Library, Digital Collections

 

North Carolina

Archives

North Carolina State Archives

Digital Collections

Digital Library of Appalachia (covers Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia)

Eastern North Carolina Digital Library

North Carolina Digital Collections

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center

North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online (ECHO)

 

North Dakota

Archives

State Historical Society of North Dakota, State Archives

Digital Collections

Digital Horizons

North Dakota State University Archives, Digital Collections

 

Ohio

Archives

Ohio History Connection, State Archives

Digital Collections

Cincinnati History Library and Archives

Cleveland Historical

The Cleveland Memory Project

Columbus Metropolitan Library Digital Collections

Ohio Memory

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Research and Collections

Wright State University, Special Collections and Archives

 

Oklahoma

Archives

Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Archives or State Records Division

Digital Collections

Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Crossroads, Oklahoma Historical Society

Oklahoma Digital Prairie

 

Oregon

Archives

Oregon State Archives

Digital Collections

Archives West

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive (CRBEHA)

Historic Oregon Newspapers

Oregon History Project

Western Waters Digital Library (covers Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

 

Pennsylvania

Archives

Pennsylvania State Archives

Digital Collections

Free Historic Newspapers Online

Heinz History Center, Detre Library and Archives, Digital Collections

Historic Pittsburgh

PA Digital

Power Library: PA Photos and Documents

 

Puerto Rico*

Archives

Puerto Rico Archives

Digital Collections

Archivo Digital Nacional de Puerto Rico

 

Rhode Island

Archives

Rhode Island State Archives

Digital Collections

The Digital Ark

Providence Public Library, Research and Collections

 

South Carolina

Archives

South Carolina Department of Archives and History

Digital Collections

Lowcountry Digital Library

South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Digital Collections

SCIWAY - SC City and County ArchivesSC City and County Archives

South Carolina Digital Library

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South Dakota

Archives

South Dakota State Historical Society

Digital Collections

Digital Library of South Dakota

South Dakota Digital Archives

South Dakota Oral History Center, University of South Dakota

 

Tennessee

Archives

Tennessee State Library and Archives

Digital Collections

Digital Library of Appalachia

Tennessee State Library & Archives, Online Resources

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Libraries, Volunteer Voices

 

Texas

Archives

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Digital Collections

Digital Texas Heritage Resource Center

Portal to Texas History, University of North Texas

Texas Digital Archive

Texas Digital Library

Texas Heritage Online

 

Utah

Archives

Utah Division of Archives and Records Service

Digital Collections

Archives West

Mountain West Digital Library

Utah History Encyclopedia

Utah Digital Newspapers

Western Waters Digital Library

 

Vermont

Archives

Vermont State Archives and Records Administration

Digital Collections

Middlebury Digital Collections

Freedom and Unity Collection

Harold G. Rugg Collection

University of Vermont Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives

Vermont Historical Society Photograph Collections

 

Virginia

Archives

Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Digital Collections

Digital Library of Appalachia

Encyclopedia Virginia

Library of Virginia

Virginia Memory

Virginia Newspapers (Virginia Memory)

 

Virgin Islands (U.S.)*

Archives

Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums

Digital Library of the Caribbean, University of the Virgin Islands

 

Washington

Archives

Washington State Archives

Digital Collections

Archives West

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive (CRBEHA)

King County Snapshots

The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History

University of Washington Libraries, Digital Collections

Washington Rural Heritage

Washington State Archives, Digital Archives

Washington State Library Digital Collections and Resources

Western Waters Digital Library

 

West Virginia

Archives

West Virginia Archives and History

Digital Collections

Digital Library of Appalachia

West Virginia & Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries, Digital Collections & Exhibits

West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History,

West Virginia Memory Project

 

Wisconsin

Archives

Wisconsin Historical Society, Library and Archives

Digital Collections

Recollection Wisconsin (formerly Wisconsin Heritage Online)

State of Wisconsin Collection, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

Turning Points in Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Society Collections

Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles

 

Wyoming

Archives

Wyoming State Archives

Digital Collections

Wyoming State Archives, Digital Collections

Western Trails - Wyoming Collection

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Diverse and underrepresented communities in the U.S.

African-American Heritage

Aboard the Underground Railroad (National Park Service)

African American History, American Memory (Library of Congress)

African-American Oral History Collection, University of Louisville Libraries

Amistad Research Center Collections

Blackpast.org Digital Archives

Civil Rights Digital Library, Digital Library of Georgia

Digital Library on American Slavery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Digital Public Library of America collections: African-Americans

The King Center

National Archives: African American Research

National Archives: Black History

Underground Railroad: A Path to Freedom, Eastern Illinois University

Underground Railroad Digital Classroom: Maps and Images

Voyages Database: Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

 

Asian-American Heritage

The Arab American National Museum (AANM)

Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies: Digital Archives & Oral History Collections

Asian American and Pacific Islander Materials: A Resource Guide (Library of Congress)

Asian American History and Culture Collection (UC Davis Library)

Digital Public Library of America, Primary Source Sets: Asian Americans

East Asia Collection (UC San Diego Library)

East Asian Collection (University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries)

Special Collections: East Asia (Stanford University Libraries)

South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)

Southeast Asian Digital Archive (UMass Lowell)

 

Hispanic Heritage

Benson Latin American Collection (University of Texas Libraries)

Biblioteca Digital Hispanica

Chicano and Latino Collections (UC Santa Barbara library)

Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries

Digital Library of the Caribbean: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Digital Public Library of America, Primary Source Sets: Latino Americans

Hispanic Museum & Library

Hispanic Research Collection (University of Houston Libraries)

Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press

Iowa Digital Library: Latino-Native American Cultural Center Digital Collection

The Latin American Library, Digital Collections (Tulane University)

Latin American Pamphlet Digital Collection (Harvard University)

Latin Americana: Mexican and Central American Collections (The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley)

Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives

Library of Congress Digital Collections: Hispanic Division

Library of Congress: Hispanic Reading Room - Exhibits and Collections

Mexican Heritage Project

National Hispanic Heritage Month - Exhibits and Collections

Oregon Latino Heritage

 

Native American Heritage

American Indian Archive (Oklahoma Historical Society)

American Indian Library Association, Resources

Digital Public Library of America collections: Native Americans

First Nations Tribal Collection, Southern Oregon Digital Archives

Great Basin Indian Archive

Indians of North America (World Digital Library)

National Archives: Indians/Native Americans

National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Archive Center Collections

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project

National American Indian Heritage Month Exhibitions and Collections

Native American Images Project, American Philosophical Society

Native American Manuscript Collections, The University of Oklahoma, Western History Collections

Utah American Indian Digital Archive

 

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Regional/multi-state collections

The Appalachian Trail Blog

Appalachian Trail Conservancy Archives

American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement

Archives West (covers Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive (covers Idaho, Oregon, and Washington)

Digital Library of Appalachia (covers Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia)

Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Great Lakes Maritime History Project, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

Great Lakes Maritime Database, University of Michigan, University of Michigan

Historical Collections of the Great Lakes, Bowling Green State University

Mountain West Digital Library (covers Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and other Western U. S. Communities)

Upper Mississippi Valley - Digital Image Archive (covers the Iowa-Illinois border)

Western Waters Digital Library (covers Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

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National

American Memory, Digital Collections (Library of Congress)

ArchiveGrid (WorldCat)

Digital Public Library of America

Digital State Archives (multi-state index to digital collections)

Directory of State Archives (Council of State Archivists)

Making of America, University of Michigan

National Archives (NARA)

National Archives: Presidential Libraries

National History Day and Archives

State Digital Resources: Memory Projects, Online Encyclopedias, Historical & Cultural Materials Collections (Library of Congress)

Teachers: Primary Source Sets (Library of Congress)

Veterans History Project (Library of Congress)

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International

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Digital Library

Europeana

SNAC Prototype History Research Tool

UNESCO World Heritage List

World Digital Library

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Historical Newspapers

Chronicling America

Google News Archive

International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON): Newspaper Digitization Projects

National Digital Newspaper Program, Library of Congress

Ohio Memory, Newspapers

U.S. Historical Newspapers Online by State (Alabama-New York only)

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