Europeana collections

Europeana Foundation, The Hague, Netherlands Europeana provides access to millions of books, music, maps, manuscripts, newspapers, artworks and more – accessible with search and filter tools. The portal hosts also online exhibitions and a blog. Europena site

Digital Scriptorum

The University of California Berkeley Library Digital Scriptorium is a growing consortium of American libraries and museums committed to free online access to their collections of pre-modern manuscripts, including several digitized medieval German wills from Fordham University’s Special Collections. There are multiple ways to search for the wills. Digital Scriptorum site

Wolfenbüttel Digital Library

Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel  The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research institute specializing in the study of European cultural history in the medieval and early modern period. The library’s holdings from these periods form an archive of Western culture that is nearly unique in its scope. Manuscripts, incunabula, early imprints and special collections such […]

Server for digital historical maps

Leibniz Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz Maps on German history cover a period from the 14th century to the 2000s, including economic topics, streets or the German regional / federal territories. Animated maps show the development of railroads and shipping or the shifting borders of Prussia in the 19th and 20th century. Server for digital […]

German History Intersections (launch Fall 2020)

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German History Intersections is a new source-based digital project that examines three broad themes – migration, knowledge and education, and “Germanness” – from 1500 to the present. The project aims to move beyond traditional period-driven history, situate Germans and Germany within larger transnational contexts, and use digital media to bring […]

German History in Documents and Images

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German History in Documents and Images is a comprehensive collection of primary source materials–documents, images, but also maps, caricatures or graphics-documenting Germany’s political, social, and cultural history from 1500 to the present. German History in Documents and Images website

German History Maps, 1500-1870

Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN A collection of maps – some interactive, some are archival, others are fashioned by the author using ArcGIS. This collection is one of three.  German History Maps, 1500-1870 website