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Historical studies

General | Ancient | Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation | Modern | Military | European | Canada | Newfoundland | Regional | North American | 20th Century | Aboriginal | Women | World History

Research and Writing Information

A student's guide to writing essays in history

Writing papers of literary analysis

Style Guides

Reader's guide to the history of Newfoundland and Labrador to 1869

Colonial Office 194 series, Newfoundland, original correspondence, 1696-1909

Colonial Secretary's Letterbooks

Reading Old Handwriting


Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
List of important History sites on Yahoo

The E-Server: Works & Links in History and Historiography
World History Compass
Historical Text Archives
History journals
Hargrett Library's rare map collection
Full Text Articles from Popular History Magazines
H-Net Reviews: Online Book Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences


Perseus: An evolving digital library on ancient Greece and Rome
Diotoma: Materials for the study of women and gender in the ancient world
The Ancient City of Athens 
The Avalon Project: Documents from Ancient Times
The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago
The Avalon Project: Ancient Documents

Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation

Byzantine and Medieval Studies
The Avalon Project: Medieval and Renaissance Documents
Viking Age website
Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Catholic Encyclopedia (a Medieval Sourcebook)
Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe
The Reformation Page
The Black Death

Early Modern

U.S. Library of Congress: 1492: An Ongoing Voyage
The Avalon Project: Fifteenth-Century Documents
The Avalon Project: Sixteenth-Century Documents 
The Avalon Project: Seventeenth-Century Documents 
The Avalon Project: Eighteenth-Century Documents 
The Eighteenth-Century Maritime World


Economic History Web Sites
Marxists Internet Resources
The Avalon Project: Nineteenth-Century Documents


Dictionary of Military Terms
The Valley of the Shadow - Two Communities in the American Civil War

The Great War 1914-1918
International Encyclopedia of the First World War
World War I Resources
Newfoundland Regiment and the Great War
The War at Sea 1914-1918
The Aerodrome (War in the Air 1914-1918)
World War II
Documents of World War II
World War II: Documents on Nazi-Soviet Relations 1939-1941
World War II: Gateway to Resources on European Theatre
World War II: Gateway to Resources on the Pacific Theatre
The U-Boat War 1939-1945
Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War
Alternative Service (Conscientious Objection)


The Avalon Project: Nineteenth-Century Documents
Victoria Research Web
British History
The British Empire
The Victorian Web
Britannia: British History Resources
A2A: Access to [local UK] Archives
19th Century British and Irish Authors
The National Archives of Ireland
Project for American & French Research on the ... French Language
Creating French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliotheque nationale de France
The French Revolution
Garibaldi and the Risorgimento
History of Germany: Primary Documents
Habsburg Home Page
Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database


Dictionary of Canadian Biography On-Line
National Archives of Canada
National Library of Canada
- Pathfinders & Passageways: The Exploration of Canada
Canadian Museum of Civilization
France in America
Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War


Newfoundland & Labrador Heritage Web Page
Reader's guide to Newfoundland history to 1869
Finding Aids to the Archival Collections of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
Finding Aids to the Colonial Office 194 manuscripts
Finding Aids to the Colonial Secretary's Letterbooks
A2A: Access to [local UK] Archives
Viking Age website
Colony of Avalon
Baccalieu Trail Archaeology (includes documents & archaeology relating to Cupid's)
Baccalieu: Crossroads for Cultures
Documents Relating to the Constitutional, Legal and Political History of Newfoundland & Labrador
Privy Council Documents relating to Labrador Boundary Dispute with Canada
Religion, Society & Culture in Newfoundland & Labrador
Newfoundland Grand Banks (Genealogical resources on-line)
History of the Northern Cod Fishery
The Cod Rush, 1497-1763 (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
The French Shore web page
The French Shore
The Moravians in Labrador: Through Inuit Eyes Photographs of the French Shore (Paul-Émile Miot)
Images of the French Shore in 1898
Newfoundland Regiment and the Great War
Virtual Museum of Canada - click "English", then "Community Memories", then "Browse by Location" to
visit several sites relating to Newfoundland & Labrador


Corner Brook Museum and Archive
Virtual Museum of Canada - click "English", then "Community Memories", then "Browse by Location" to
visit several sites relating to Western Newfoundland
The French Shore web page Port au Choix
Red Bay History
St. Anthony Grenfell House
Newfoundland Grand Banks (Genealogical resources on-line, including Western Newfoundland)

North American

Organization of American Historians
Links to U.S. History
Avalon Project: Documents in US Law, History and Diplomacy
American Memory: Historical Collections of the National Digital Library
(US) National Archives: America's Historical Documents
Harlem Renaissance (Bibliography)

20th Century

The Avalon Project: Twentieth-Century Documents
The Russian Revolution
Russian History
Alan Woods, History of the Bolshevik Party
Links to U.S. History
A Hypertext on American History


Index of Native American Resources on the Internet


Women's History: A Guide to MTSU Library and Internet Resources
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Victorian Women Writers Project

World History

World History Archives: 2800 Online Contemporary World History Documents
Images from History: Online Artistic and Archeological Images from Ancient and Feudal History 
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

Chair, Historical Studies

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS332T
Phone: (709) 637-2191