Catalogs – Library and Archive

71 Digital Portals to State History  sites that bill themselves as general interest portals to historical resources, organized by state, from the Library of Congress blog
The American Antiquarian Society  houses the largest and most accessible collection of printed materials from first contact through 1876 in what is now the United States, the West Indies and parts of Canada. Their digital collection includes graphic arts and photography, books and manuscripts.
DAR Library#  American genealogical and historical manuscripts and publications, some online, search services available
ArchiveGrid  Search engine for primary source materials held in archives, special collections, and manuscript collections around the world
Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research – Houston Public Library  International collection with over 100,000 books, 3000 periodicals and extensive microfilm and fiche collection
Digital Public Library of America  Virtual library with a variety of digital collections and archives from across the country available, more than 2.4 million digital books, manuscripts, photos, maps and other resources
Digital State Archives  links to archives across all 50 states with useful information and descriptions
The European Library  search the content of European National Libraries
Europeana  millions of items from a range of Europe’s leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums- ooks and manuscripts, photos and paintings, television and film, sculpture and crafts, diaries and maps, sheet music and recordings
Fiske Genealogical Foundation  Local Seattle library focusing on New England, with many additional US andworld resources
Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Archive Database  Eastern European Archive Database with excellent tutorials
National Archives Research & Catalog  links to catalog, archivedal databases and research tools
NUCMC  the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections, now included in WorldCat
The Online Books Page  the University of Pennsylvania’s list of over 2 million free books, with links
The Online Books Page – Archives & Indexes  the University of Pennsylvania’s list of major sources and indexes for free online texts, includes specialty archives
Repositories of Primary Sources  listing of over 5,500 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, from the University of Idaho. No longer updated after Jan. 1, 2015.
Smithsonian Collections  the Smithsonian’s collection of artifacts, works of art and specimens, includes the National Portrait Gallery
SOGCAT, the Society of Genealogists  library catalog for the largest family history centre in the UK
UNESCO Archives  international gateway to archives
UNESCO Libraries  international gateway to libraries
WorldCat  global catalog of library collections, find any book in the nearest library