America's Historical Imprints(Foundation users only) - a single search interface that includes American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I; American Pamphlets, Series I, 1820-1922; Early American Imprints, Series I; and Early American Imprints, Series II.
Early English Books Online (Foundation users only) - Full-text access to "virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700."
The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620-1926(Foundation users only) - full-text access to published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online(Foundation users only) - Library access includes British Politics and Society (includes papers of British statesmen, Home Office records, ordnance surveys, working class autobiographies, and other unique collections), and Science, Technology and Medicine, 1780-1925 ("more than 3.5 million pages of journals, books, reports, and personal documents to explore the rapid acceleration of scientific, technical, and medical knowledge").
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive (Foundation users only) - Full-text access to more than 12,000 books and pamphlets, 170 newspaper and periodical titles, and 71 major manuscript collections (including the American Colonization Society Papers) dealing with the abolitionist movement, arguments for and against slavery, colonization, and other related topics. Foundation access includes Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition; Part II: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World; Part III: The Institution of Slavery; and Part IV: The Age of Emancipation.
Newspapers and Periodicals
17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers(Foundation users only) - Full-text access to approximately 1,270 newspaper titles, pamphlets and broadsides published during the 17th and 18th centuries in the United Kingdom, mostly in London. (Cross-searchable with 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, and 19th Century UK Periodicals in Gale's NewsVault interface.)
19th Century British Newspapers(Foundation users only) - Full-text access to dozens of national and regional newspapers published in the United Kingdom during the 19th Century. (Cross-searchable with 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, and 19th Century UK Periodicals in Gale's NewsVault interface.)
19th Century UK Periodicals(Foundation users only) - Full-text access to nearly 600 magazines, journals and other periodicals published in the United Kingdom during the 19th Century. Includes Series I: New Readerships and Series II: Empire. (Cross-searchable with 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, and 19th Century U.S. Newspapers in Gale's NewsVault interface.)
19th Century United States Newspapers(Foundation users only) - Full-text access to a range of urban and rural newspapers published in the United States throughout the 19th century. (Cross-searchable with 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, and 19th Century UK Periodicals in Gale's NewsVault interface.)
Access NewspaperARCHIVE (Foundation users only) - Millions of searchable newspaper pages from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Includes newspapers from the United States, Europe, the UK, Ireland, Japan, South Africa, Jamaica, and Canada.
Accessible Archives (Foundation users only) - Many periodicals, newspapers, and other publications from the 18th-20th centuries, including the Virginia Gazette.
Chronicling America - Search the Library of Congress's full-text database of America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922, or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Gale NewsVault (Foundation users only) - A single search platform for 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, 19th Century UK Periodicals, the Sunday Times Digital Archive, and the Times Digital Archive.
Mercure de France(Foundation users only) - Full-text access to this literary and cultural periodical published in Paris between 1672 and 1810.
Times Digital Archive(Foundation users only) - Full-text access to the Times of London for the years 1785 to 1985.
Jefferson and Jefferson Family Papers
Papers of Thomas Jefferson Digital Edition (Foundation users only) - Includes volumes 1-36 (covering 1760 to March 1802) of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson published by Princeton University Press, and volumes 1-4 of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series. Other volumes will become available as more material is digitized and new volumes are published. Note: a free version of this resource is available through the Founders Online project.
Thomas Jefferson Papers (Massachusetts Historical Society) - Color images of selected documents in the Coolidge Collection of Thomas Jefferson Papers at Massachusetts Historical Society, including a draft of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson's Farm and Garden Books, a large collection of architectural drawings, and Jefferson's draft of Notes on the State of Virginia. Full transcriptions are available for the Farm and Garden Books.
Nicholas Philip Trist Papers, 1765-1903 - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill holds a collection of approximately 6,000 documents from Nicholas Philip Trist, Thomas Jefferson's grandson-in-law and personal secretary, and his extended family. Large portions of this collection have now been digitized.
Papers of Others
American Founding Era Collection(Foundation users only) - Simultaneously search the digital papers collections of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Dolley and James Madison, John Marshall, Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, and George Washington, plus the Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution (listed individually below). A free version of this resource is available through the National Archives' Founders Online Project. The American Founding Era Collection also includes access to the People of the Founding Era database and Founders Early Access project documents.
City and Business Directories: Virginia, 1801-1929(Foundation users only) - A searchable database of Virginia residents and businesses covering the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including addresses, city and county officers, heads of families, firms and names of those doing business in the city, lists of city residents, occupations, and street directories.
Colonial State Papers(Foundation users only) - "...provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries." Also includes a digital version of Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739.
People of the Founding Era (Foundation users only) - a scholarly reference work that provides biographical information on over 25,000 people born between 1713 and 1815, drawn from the digitized papers of the Founding Fathers and other documentary editions of the Founding Era.
ACLS Humanities E-Book(Foundation users only) - Full-text access to over 4,000 titles in the humanities, selected by scholars.
America: History and Life with Full Text(Foundation users only) - Focusing on American history, this database provides access to selective indexing of over 1,800 journals from 1954 to the present, in addition to providing full-text access to nearly 290 journals and 80 books.
Art and Architecture Archive(Foundation users only) - A full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first.
Artstor(Foundation users only) - A digital library including more than 1.9 million high-quality images for education and research from a wide variety of contributors around the world.
JSTOR(Foundation users only) - full-text access to back issues of hundreds of journals, including the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography and the William & Mary Quarterly
National Archives - Access data and digitized records from the Archival Research Catalog (ARC), selected series from Access to Archival Databases (AAD), over one million electronic records from the Electronic Records Archives (ERA), all of the web pages from Archives.gov, and all of the web pages from the Presidential Libraries.
Electronic Enlightenment(Foundation users only) "...unrivalled access to the web of correspondence between the greatest thinkers and writers of the long 18th century and their families and friends, bankers and booksellers, patrons and publishers."