Primary Sources

ACLU Papers Logo
Wed, January 10, 2018

Papers from 1912-1990 from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

American Indian Correspondence: Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries' Letters, 1833-1893
Wed, July 2, 2014

Collection of almost 14,000 letters written by those who served as missionaries to the American Indians from 1833 to 1893.

American Indian Histories and Cultures
Thu, October 31, 2013

These unique materials tell both the historical and the personal stories of the colonization of the Americas.

The American West
Thu, October 31, 2013

A mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources on the American West.
Fri, April 25, 2008

Research the history of your family with online access to historical records provided by

Archives of Sexuality and Gender Logo
Wed, January 10, 2018

This archive illuminates the experiences the LGBTQ community.

Archives Unbound logo
Wed, July 2, 2014

Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the collegiate research.

China, America and the Pacific
Wed, May 7, 2014

Archival material on the trading and cultural relationships between the 18-20th century China, America and the Pacific region.

Civil War in Words and Deeds
Wed, July 2, 2014

Regimental histories and personal narratives from the postwar period and early 20th Century period.

Civil War on the Western Border
Fri, September 13, 2013

Discover the Civil War's legacy in the Greater Kansas City region.

Digital Public Library of America
Tue, October 10, 2017

Digital format of America's libraries, archives, museums, and other institutions.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Mon, November 11, 2013

Titles based on the English Short Title Catalog of UK works in the 18th century.

Empire Online
Tue, December 2, 2014

Primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences.

European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection
Tue, September 16, 2014

Collection and archive of British Romantic, early Victorian writing, and Continental Romanticism.

Everyday Life and Women in America
Wed, December 17, 2014

Primary source material on the 19th-20th century lives of women.

First World War
Tue, June 17, 2014

Primary source material for the study of the Great War.

Gale Primary Sources
Wed, January 10, 2018

Dozens of historical archives covering hundreds of years of history.

Thu, June 12, 2008

Birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for the state of Kansas.

Mon, June 9, 2014

Digital resources embodying classical ideas and ideals.
Thu, May 8, 2008

Non-circulating local history and genealogy resources of the Kansas City Public Library.