Oklahoma History Day Resources

Many university libraries and museum archives can offer assistance with finding valuable primary and secondary source materials. Below are some useful links.

Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center - find books, manuscript collections, photos, oral histories, newspapers, film & video archives and much more.
www.okhistory.org/research

The National Archives
www.archives.gov - Main site
docsteach.org/home/national-history-day - History Day Section

American Journeys - Eyewitness accounts of early American exploration and settlement.
www.americanjourneys.org/texts.asp

The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.
www.archive.org

Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs collection
www.loc.gov/pictures

University of Virginia - access to documents and collections from America's early period.
rotunda.upress.virginia.edu/founders/FGEA.html

Cornell University - a wide collection of primary source documents and newspapers. Also, a complete digital copy of the War of the Rebellion - the official records for the American Civil War.
dlxs2.library.cornell.edu/m/moa

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill - wide variety of primary source material on southern history.
docsouth.unc.edu

University of Oklahoma - Offers a wide variety of primary source material including the Indian-Pioneer Papers
digital.libraries.ou.edu

Yale University - Large collection of documents relating to law, history, and diplomacy.
avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp