PRIMARY RESEARCH SOURCES
- The Annotated Newspapers of Harbottle Dorr, Jr.
The Massachusetts Historical Society presents the complete four volume set of Revolutionary-era Boston newspapers and pamphlets collected, annotated, and indexed by Harbottle Dorr, Jr., a shopkeeper in Boston.
- The Virginia Gazette
Williamsburg Newspapers from 1736 to 1780
- North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project
A total of 23,483 digital images that are keyword searchable and include papers dating from 1752-1890s from cities like Edenton (1787-1801), Fayetteville (1798-1795), Hillsboro (1786), New Bern (1751-1804), Salisbury (1799-1898), and Wilmington (1765-1816)
- Kentucky Digital Library
- Chronicling America
Historic American Newspapers, 1836-1922
- Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive
The Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive spans the years 1847-1922
- Columbus, Georgia Inquirer
- California Digital Newspaper Collection
A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present
- New York Times Article Archive
1851-Present (limit: 10 articles)
NOTE: Unlimited articles available through Collin College Library database
- The Portal to Texas History
1813 to 1990s (mostly Texas but not exclusively)
PRINTS, PHOTOGRAPHS, and DOCUMENTS of all KINDS
LEGAL AND GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
CENSUS and other Statistical Records
The Collin College Library subscribes to HERITAGE QUEST (go through Cougarweb to reach Library site, then click on "Find Articles." Select Heritage Quest from the alphabetized list of databases. What's in Heritage Quest? City Directories, Federal Census Records 1790-1940, 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules, U.S. Indian Census Rolls, Mortality Schedules, Agricultural and Industrial Schedules, 1890 Veterans Schedule, Freedman's Bank, Revolutionary War Pensions, Family History Books.