Footnote.com – digitised material from NARA

Footnote.com contains 4.5 million pages of material that has been digitised in a partnership with NARA. Oxford doesn’t have a subscription, but even without a personal or institutional subscription you can freely access much digitised NARA material:

  • American Colonization Society papers
  • American Milestone Documents (incl. e.g. Gettysburg address 1863, 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Act, 1954 McCarthy, etc.)
  • Ratified Amendments to the US Constitution
  • Domestic Letters of the Department of State, 1785-1865
  • Brady Civil War Photos
  • Lincoln’s Assassination Papers
  • Pennsylvania Archives
  • Southern Claims Commission
  • George Washington Correspondence
  • Constitutional Convention Records
  • Continental Congress papers
  • Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress

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