Primary sources are organized by names, dates, places, and events. Having the correct spelling and accurate dates will allow you to do your research effectively.
ARC: Archival Research Catalog
Descriptions of the National Archives' Collections, including film, still pictures, texts, and drawings, as well as digitized images of thousands of these items
Our Milestone Documents
Access to the 100 milestone documents in American History
AMDocs: Documents for the Study of American History
Links to historical and literary documents spanning the entire US history. Includes treaties, diaries, speeches, etc... in a variety of formats
Library of Congress American Memory Project
Free and open access to documents, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America
Making of America
Nineteenth century journal articles and books in the areas of agriculture, education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, science, and technology.
Civil War Women
A collection of diaries, letters, and other primary sources written by women during the Civil War in the United States.