Resource Type: Maps

Territorial Papers of the United States, 1764-1953

Digital collection of pre-statehood documents including Native American negotiations and treaties, official correspondence with the federal government, military records, judicial proceedings, population data, financial statistics, land records, and more.

Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice

Primary source documents dating from 1490 to the near present from across the Atlantic world relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition, and social justice.

Minnesota Reflections

Searches through citations and the full text Digitized historical materials shared by cultural heritage organizations from across our state, including images, text, audio, film, and more, with new items added on a regular basis.

Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966

(Searches through citations and the full text) A collection of documents generated by the UK Foreign and Colonial Offices in countries and regions of Africa. Covers 1834 – 1966.

Aluka: Stuggles for Freedom: Southern Africa

(Searches through citations and the full text) An online digital library of documents and other primary sources that chronicles the independence movements of southern African nations.

Library of Congress Digital Collections

(Searches through citations and subject indexing) Contains texts, sound recordings, still and moving images, maps, and sheet music from the Library of Congress that document American History. NOTE: The Library of Congress has migrated all collections from the American Memory Project into this new platform.


(Searches through citation information) Search across thousands of digital collections from libraries, archives, and museums. This tool provides descriptive information about each resource and a link back to the full item in its institutions’ digital collection.

HathiTrust Digital Library

(Searches through citations and the full text) HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and digitally accessible. A major source of digitized books and other documents. Some of the collection if available for free to all, and additional content is available to Carleton …

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(Searches through citations and subject indexing) A large collections with artworks, artifacts, books, videos and sounds from across Europe.

DPLA: Digital Public Library of America

(Searches through citations, subject indexing, and transcripts) Aggregates millions of digital items from major libraries and collections across the country, including Carleton College.