Accessible Archives provides a comprehensive database of diverse primary resources related to 18th, 19th, and early-20th Century American history and culture.
Encompassing nearly 400 years, the Afro-American Imprints Collection offers over 12,000 searchable books, pamphlets, and broadsides related to the history of Black life in the Americas from 1535-1922.
America’s Historical Imprints contains 3 collections and 2 supplements of books, pamphlets, broadsides and other scarce printed material.
The Catalogue of American Engravings describes engravings from the early eighteenth century through the year 1820.
Harper's Weekly provides online access to digital images and descriptive text from Bernard Reilly’s annotated catalogue of political cartoons from 1766-1876.
In a life spanning from 1706 to 1790, Benjamin Franklin's collected papers and correspondence present a panoramic view of the eighteenth century.
The Early American Newspapers database provides wide-ranging coverage of historical newspapers from Pennsylvania.
ECO is a digital library containing collections of monographs, serials, and goverment publications related to Canadian history and evolution.
The Early Caribbean Digital Archive (ECDA) is a publicly available archive platform for accessing, researching, and contributing pre-twentieth-century Caribbean archival materials.
Global Commodities includes a wide range of manuscript, printed and visual primary-source materials exploring the history of key commodities that changed the world.
GPGN contains maps, atlases, city directories, site surveys, and more dating from the 17th century through the present day.
The HABS/HAER surveys document achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States and its territories.
Collected by Lester S. Levy and donated to Johns Hopkins University beginning in 1976, the Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection comprises American sheet music from the 18th through 20th centuries.
The Morgan Bibliography of Ohio Imprints, 1796-1850 describes books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in Ohio, from the earliest in 1796 through 1850.
Historical data, digital images, and links to resources documenting buildings and structures within the city of Philadelphia or designed by Philadelphia architects.
Cornell Library’s May Anti-Slavery Collection includes over 10,000 pamphlets and ephemera that document the anti-slavery struggle at the local, regional, and national levels.
The Annuity museum allows visitors to learn online about the history of annuities, from their earliest origins in ancient Rome through the middle of the 20th century.
This educational resource is a digital archive for hundreds of historical images, paintings, lithographs, and photographs illustrating enslaved Africans and their descendants before c. 1900.
The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia centers Philadelphia as a city and community in historical and future contexts.