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Ancient & Medieval History

The Ancient Egypt Site
Explore the history, language and culture of Ancient Egypt with information on gods, pharaohs, language and more.

Ancient Greece
Information on Ancient Greece: history, mythology, art and architecture, olympics, wars, people, geography, etc.

The Ancient Greek World
Information on economy, religion, daily life and more in ancient Greece from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Provides chronologies, essays, maps, links, and images from cultures, wars, and significant figures in ancient and medieval history. Covers the Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece and Rome plus early Islam and medieval Europe.

Guardian's Egypt
A gateway to resources on Egypt and Egyptology.

NetSERF: the Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
An index of medieval resources on the Internet.

History Timelines

AlternaTime
A collection of timeline links on the web for history, science, arts, literature, popular cultures, science fiction.

Google News Timeline
Allows users to view news and other data sources on a browsable, graphical timeline. Available data sources include recent and historical news, scanned newspapers and magazines, blog posts and more.

HyperHistory Online
Navigates through 3,000 years of world history with timelines of civilizations (plus maps), people, and events.

This Day in History
Includes general daily historical information plus special entries for Wall Street, the Civil War, technology, and automotive history.

Texas History & Texana

Alamo History
A chronology of historical events at the Alamo provided by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library.

Bedford Historical Foundation
Provides the community of Bedford, Texas with a window on the past by preserving and restoring ties to a bygone era. Includes information on restoration of Old Bedford School.

Handbook of Texas
A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places and events.

Historic Photos of Bedford
View some historic photos of Bedford from the Portal to Texas History project hosted by the University of North Texas Libraries.

Lone Star Junction: A Texas and Texas History Resource
A Texas history resource.

National Register of Historic Places - Texas
Provides information on properties located in Texas that are listed on the National Register.

The Portal to Texas History
The Portal to Texas History, sponsored by the University of North Texas Libraries, offers students and lifelong learners a digital gateway to the rich collections held in Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, and private collection.

Texas Beyond History
In this virtual museum you will find information on and images of many different aspects of the cultural legacy of Texas, a legacy spanning at least 13,500 years.

Texas Heritage Online
Texas Heritage Online provides unified online access to Texas' historical documents and images for use by teachers, students, historians, genealogists, and other researchers.

Texas Historical Commission
A state agency based in Austin dedicated to historical preservation of Texas' architectural, archaeological, and cultural landmarks.

Texas State Historical Association - Online
A digital gateway to Texas history provided by the University of Texas at Austin.

Texas Treasures
An online exhibition of the greatest treasures of the Texas State Library and Archives including Travis' Letter from the Alamo.

United States History

AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History
Documents in American history from the fifteenth to the twenty-first centuries provided by the University of Kansas.

American Civil War Homepage
Hundreds of links, including battles, personal narratives and regimental histories.

American Memory
View primary source and archival materials relating to American culture and history. Includes documents, manuscripts, historical prints & photos, maps, motion pictures, and sound recordings from the Library of Congress.

American Rhetoric Online Speech Bank
Provides full text and audio directory and database of American speeches, sermons, lectures, and interviews.

CivilWar.com
Links to information on battles, maps, timelines, letters, diaries, weapons, soldier life and more.

Inaugural Addresses
Inaugural Addresses of U.S. Presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush.

National Register of Historic Places
Features a searchable database of properties listed on the National Register as well as educational and informational resources on American history.

Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives
Explore 100 milestone documents of American history.

September 11 Digital Archive
Uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the history of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

U.S. Historical Documents
A chronology of U.S. historical documents from pre-Colonial times to the present day.

Veterans History Project
Learn about the Veterans History Project, see and hear veterans' stories or search the veterans database.

World History

Best of History Web Sites
Contains annotated links to over 1,000 history web sites as well lesson plans, activities, and more.

The British Monarchy
The official web site of the British royal family with biographies, genealogy, history and pictures.

EuroDocs
Links connect to European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated.

History Channel
The History Channel is a cable television station offering programming related to historical events and people.

HistoryNet
Articles on American history, wars, military history, world history, and more.

History Wired
A virtual tour of selected objects from the vast collections of the National Museum of American History.

In the First Person
Free access to over 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world.