World Primary Sources

Fordham University's Internet History Sourcebook--A plethora of world history sources, sorted by era (Ancient, Medieval, Modern). Each era is broken down into the various empires/movements that occurred during that time period

World History Sources--A database to assist teachers find world history primary and secondary sources.

Cold War International History Project--The Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) was established at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., in 1991 with the generous support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.The Project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on both sides of the Cold War, and seeks to accelerate the process of integrating new sources, materials, and perspectives from the former "Communist bloc" which has been written over the past few decades largely by Western scholars reliant on Western archival sources. It also seeks to transcend barriers of language, geography, and regional specialization to create new links among scholars interested in Cold War history.

EuroDocs--Teaching a world history survey course and having difficulty finding primary sources? This website is your answer! This free website provides a wealth of documents from all the nations of Europe. It is remarkably organized by nation and time period. Your one stop shop for all things European!

World Digital Library--This website provides primary sources, maps, photographs, paintings, and other artifacts from around the world. You can search by place, time, or topic to find whatever you are looking for.

Wilson Center Digital Archive--The Digital Archive contains once-secret documents from governments all across the globe, uncovering new sources and providing fresh insights into the history of international relations and diplomacy.

The Avalon Project--The Avalon Project, run by the Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library, collects digital documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government. They also add value to the text by linking to supporting documents expressly referred to within the body of the text.

Perseus Digital Library--Collection of primary sources curated by Tufts University. The majority of sources are from the Classics (Ancient Greece and Rome) and 19th century U.S.


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