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History Websites

See the History Department   homepage for a description of Siena's program.

Some primary sources in the Siena College Library

Metasites (Websites)

Center of the American West

Middle East History, Society and Culture Resources
United States and Brazil: expanding frontiers, comparing cultures

United States: General

AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History
America: History and Life
American Memory
Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Documents, in Law, History and Diplomacy
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-
National Archives

United States: Colonial

American Colonists Library
American Revolution
American South Internet Resource Center
Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation --U.S. Congressional Documents, 1774-1875
Documents of the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789
Plymouth Colony Archive Project
Salem Witch Trials 

United States: Presidents

Abraham Lincoln Library, Museum
The American Presidency Project 
American President: An Online Reference Resource (Miller Center - University of Virginia)
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
From Revolution to Reconstruction...and What Happened Afterwards
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum--Digital Archives
Potus: Presidents of the Untied States
Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive
Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799

African American History

African Americans
American Slave Narratives
Archives of African American Music and Culture
Booker T. Washington Papers
Freedmen and Southern Society Project
Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Educational Institute
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Toward Racial Equality, Harpweek, 1857-1874

United States: Women's History

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Women in World History
Women Working, 1870 - 1930

United States: Civil War

American Civil War Homepage
Making of America--Cornell Digital Collection
Official Records of the War of the Rebellion and Civil Ware Naval Records (Login Required)
Secession Era Editorials Project
United States Civil War Center
Valley of the Shadow: two communities in the American Civil War

United States: Military

Air Force Historical Research Agency
Naval History and Heritage

U.S. Army Center of Military History

New York State History

New York State Archives

United States: Southern History

Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Documenting the American South

Professional Associations and Societies

American Historical Association
New York State Historical Society

Europe: 20th Century

The Nizkor Project 


A list of databases relevant to History

History Journals

Use when you have a citation and want to know if Siena has the journal.

Print and electronic journals for History

Remember to check CYRIL, the Siena Library catalog, for other resources.