Resources for Historical Researchers
Perspectives articles on historical research and the historical profession
National Archives: Issues for Historians
By John W. Carlin
Memory, Research, and the Schools: A Report on the Pittsburgh
By Peter Seixas, Peter Stearns, and Sam Wineburg
In from the Cold
By David Wolff
Scholarships and the "Agents of Social Change Project": New
Research Opportunities in Women's History
By Margaret Jessup and Marla R. Miller
Words: Reviewing Motion Pictures
By Mark Carnes
Research in Film and Television Archives?
By Douglas Gomery
Links to sites with related information
Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
The National Archives preserves American history and oversees the management of all federal records. Its website is a necessary first step for any researcher hoping to access its records.
The Library of Congress serves research needs with its 22 reading rooms on Capitol Hill and this excellent website.
Center for Research Libraries (CRL)
The CRLCATALOG includes location, circulation and order information for CRL library materials.
Film and Television Archive's Research & Study Center
The UCLA Film and Television Archive contains over 220,000 films and television programs, and 27 million feet of newsreel footage.
The Smithsonian website provides a wealth of information to researchers.