General Online Resources
Also consult Supplemental Sites included in the Toolbox sections.

Common-Place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life, from the American Antiquarian Society in association with the Florida State University Department of History

Early Americas Digital Archive, from the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities

Colonial Williamsburg Digital Library, including the Virginia Gazette

Archiving Early America, personal site of Don Vitale, archivist

1680-1720, in Turns of the Centuries online exhibition, from Memorial Hall Museum (Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, Massachusetts)

Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Visual Culture, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS online collections and exhibitions

Religion in Eighteenth-Century America, in online exhibition Religion and the Founding of the American Republic, from the Library of Congress

Maps and Cartographic Items (zoomable), 1500 to Present

American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920

The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region, ca. 1600-1925

France in America / La France en Amerique: collaborative collection and exhibition with the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

On Benjamin Franklin

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, from Yale University and the American Philosophical Society

The Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, from Franklin and Marshall College

Online exhibition: Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

Benjamin Franklin: An Extraordinary Life, An Electric Mind, from PBS and Twin Cities Public Television

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, from the University of Virginia Electronic Text Center

Toolbox Library: Primary Resources in U.S. History and Literature
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