History Resources

History Resources

BBC History The British Broadcasting Corporation presents a great collection of online information about the history of United Kingdom. Easy to read and access this collection is sure to delight those studying European history.

Library of Congress The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

Mountain West Digital Library The Mountain West Digital Library is a central search portal for digital collections about the Mountain West region. We provide free access to over 650,000 resources from universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, historical societies, and government agencies, counties, and municipalities in Utah, Nevada, and other parts of the U.S. West.

Smithsonian Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.

Uintah Basin Teaching American History originally a project funded by a Teaching American History Grant, on this website scholar Antonio Arce (director of the Ute Tribe Education Department) compiled a vast amount of highly significant historic resources from historic markers, to websites that offer general overviews of the past. The web site focuses on Western American history and includes a variety of Native American Indian references.

Utah American Indian Digital Archive A joint project of The Utah Division of Indian Affairs, KUED, the University of Utah’s Marriott Library, and the American West Center; this site contains completely digitized historically significant documents, photographs, books, and more relating to Utah’s recognized American Indian Tribes.

Utah Digital Newspapers Online access to historical newspapers throughout Utah including the Salt Lake Tribune, Deseret News, Vernal Express, Myton Free Press, and Many other regional Utah newspapers. A great collection of primary source newspapers for avid historians and beginners.

Utah Historical Society The Utah Historical Society in cooperation with the Utah Division of State History publish the Utah Historical Quarterly, and have a vast collection of historic Utah sources including Pioneer era Letters, Diaries, Photographs, and collections that document the history of the state.