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ArchiveGrid includes over 5 million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more. With over 1,000 different archival institutions represented, ArchiveGrid helps researchers looking for primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical societies.
Archives West provides access to descriptions of primary sources in the western United States, including correspondence, diaries or photographs. Digital reproductions of the materials are available in some cases.
Online Archive of California
The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 200 contributing institutions including libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California and collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses.
Rocky Mountain Online Archive
The Rocky Mountain Online Archive is your source of information about archival collections in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. Specialized guides, called finding aids, give detailed descriptions of primary source materials located at twenty-seven different repositories. Search the finding aids to discover what historical materials are available for study and where those collections are located.
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America documents the lives of women of the past and present for the future and furthers the Radcliffe Institute's commitment to women, gender, and society.
Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives
The Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives (SOVA) provides integrated access to descriptions and detailed inventories of thousands of primary resource collections maintained by archival units across the Smithsonian.
Online Collections of Writing
Making Waves by
Location: E184.O6 M24 1989
An anthology of writings by and about Asian American women.
Making More Waves by
Location: PS508.A8 M35 1997
Asian American writers of all ages explore a range of identities through poetry, fiction, essays, and memoirs
Asian American Short Story Writers by
Location: REF PS153.A84 A828 2003
This volume includes alphabetically arranged entries for 49 nationally and internationally acclaimed Asian American writers of short fiction. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a survey of the writer's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies.
Asian American Literature by
Location: PS508.A8 A74 2012 v1-4
v. 1. Literary History: criticism and theory
v. 2. Prose: fiction and non-fiction
v. 3. Poetry
v. 4. Drama and performance
Images and Film
Prelinger Archives- Films
Prelinger Archives holds approximately 11,000 digitized and videotape titles (all originally derived from film) and a large collection of home movies, amateur and industrial films.
NYPL Digital Collections
Digitized material from the collections of the New York Public Library, including images, archival material, performances, and books.