Collections of digitized texts|
- "The American Colonist's Library", Primary Source Documents Pertaining to Early American History, Constitution.org.
- Archive.org "Million Books" project
- Archives of Maryland Online
- "Classics of American Colonial History", Dinsmore Documentation.
- "Documents of the American Revolution". The Peter Force Papers (possibly incomplete).
- "Documenting the American South". University of North Carolina Library.
- Google Adv. Search: "Documenting the American South". UNC Library. Powerful but sometimes quirky.
- Early Canadiana Online
Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library
Harvard University Digital Resources
- HeritageQuest, requires library card for participating library (likely one near you).
- Historic Pittsburg, Full Text Collection
- Kentuckiana Digital Library
Library of Congress: American Memory
- "Making of America" Cornell University Library. Includes among others: The American Whig Review (1845 - 1852), The Atlantic Monthly (1857 - 1901), The North American Review (1815 - 1900)
- National Park Service History e-Library.
New York State Historical Literature, Cornell University Library
- NC History and Fiction Digital Library, Eastern Carolina University.
- Project Gutenburg & spinoffs
- Project Gutenburg. Those doing the actual work of putting the books online.
- ManyBooks.net. "Repackaging" of Gutenburg Project texts. Better choices, including PDF.
- FullBooks.com. Another "repackaging" of Gutenburg Project texts.
- SC Dept of Archives & History Database Search.
Textual Collections, State University System of Florida
Florida Historical Quarterly. E.g., a full-text search for "james willing" (use quotes) gives 13 returns.
- Universal Library, Carnegie Mellon University.