Early American and Atlantic Studies Research Resources

Accessible Archives (18th- and 19th-century American Periodicals)
African American Experience
African Studies Companion (subscription required)
American Journeys
American Memory
American National Biography
American Periodical Series Online, 1740-1900 (subscription required)
American Social History Project
American Song
Ancestry Library (subscription required)
Archive of Americana (subscription required)
Archives USA (subscription required)
Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas
British Periodicals, series I and II (subscription required)
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index (subscription required)
Caribbean Literature
Charles Brockden Brown Society
David Rumsey Map Collection
Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls
Early English Books Online, 1473-1700 (subscription required)
Eighteenth-Century Journals, c1645-1815
Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (subscription required)
Farber Gravestone Collection
Freedom Trail
Latino American Experience
Making of America (Cornell)
Making of America (Michigan)
National Portrait Gallery
Nineteenth Century in Print
Nineteenth Century Masterfile
Nineteenth-Century UK Periodicals (subscription required)
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories
North American Theatre Online
North American Women’s Letters and Diaries
Oxford African American Studies Center
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Britain)
Pocahontas Archive
Resources for Research: Periodicals
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
(subscription required)
Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience
Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Society of Early Americanists
Uncle Tom’s Cabin and American Culture
Virtual American Biographies (Appleton’s Cyclopedia)
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Women Writers Online

New York City Cultural History Resources

AIA New York
All-City New York
Ars Subterranea
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1841-1902
Brooklyn Historical Society
Castle Garden
City Lore
City Reliquary
Coney Island, USA
Coney Island History
East Village History Project
Ellis Island
Five Points Site
Fourth Arts Block
Gotham Center
Great Buildings: NYC
Greater Astoria Historical Society
Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation
Guides Association of NYC
The History Box
Historic Districts Council
The Lost Museum
Lower East Side History Project
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Mid-Manhattan Library Picture Collection Online
Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood
Municipal Archives
Municipal Art Society of New York
Museum of the City of New York
NYC Stories (9/11)
NYC Subway Resources
New Netherland Institute
New York City Walk
New-York Historical Society
New York Public Library
New York Public Library: Moving Uptown (image archive)
New York Songlines
New York State Library Digital Archive
New York Underground
Officer’s Row
100 Years of NYC History
Place Matters
Schomburg Digital
Seneca Village
September 11 Digital Archive
The Vault at Pfaff’s
Vintage City Maps
The Walt Whitman Archive
Virtual New York
Weeksville Heritage Center

NYC blogs

AIANY Blog Central
Alphabet City Soup
Amusing the Zillion
Animal New York
Art Fag City
Bank on It: A Food Bank Blog
Be in Brooklyn
Bed-Stuy Banana
Bed-Stuy Blog
Behind the Scenes (N-YHS)
Bitch Cakes
Bitch Cakes Commutes
Blah Blog Blah
Bowery Boogie
The Bowery Boys
Bronx Bohemian
Brooklyn Based
Brooklyn by Bike
Brooklyn Diners
Brooklyn Heights Blog
Brooklyn Parrots
Burn Some Dust (Blog)
The City Birder
City of Strangers
City Room (NYTimes)
City Snapshots
Civic Center Residents Coalition
The Clyde Fitch Report
Colonnade Row
East Village History Project Blog
East Village Idiot
East Village Podcasts
Eating in Translation
Ephemeral New York
EV Grieve
Every Person in New York
Fading Ad Blog
Fecal Face NYC
Flaming Pablum
Forgotten New York
Found in Brooklyn
Free NYC
Fucked in Park Slope
The Girl Who Ate Everything
Give and Get NYC Open Forum
Gotham Lost and Found
Gowanus Lounge
Greater New York
Greenwich Village Daily Photo
Harlem Bespoke
Harlem Hybrid
A History of New York
Historic Districts Council Newsstand
Holla Back NYC
Hotel Chelsea Blog
Idealist in NYC
I Hate The New Yorker
The Improvised Life
Inside the Apple
It Was Her New York
I Shot New York
John Egan Harp
The Lo-Down
Lower East Side History Project Blog
Kinetic Carnival
Knickerbocker Village
Lost City
The Masterpiece Next Door
The Met Everyday
Metroblogging NYC
Mommy Poppins
My NYC in Color
Neither More Nor Less
The Newtown Pentacle
New York Daily Photo
New-York Historical Society Library Collections Blog
The New York Nobody Sings
New York Portraits
New York Shitty
New York Yak
Not for Tourists
NY Art Beat
NY Barfly
NYC Garden
NYC The Blog
NYC Rhymology
Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn
Plain in the City
The Origin of Species
Out My Window NYC
Queens Crap
Roosevelt Island 360
Roosevelt Islander
Runnin’ Scared (VVoice)
Save the Lower East Side
Scouting New York
Second Avenue Sagas
Second Circuit Blog
Sense & the City
Shooting Brooklyn
the skint
Slum Goddess
Street Level
The Strong Buzz
Subway Blogger
Sustainable Cities Blog
Tenement Museum Blog
This Ain’t the Summer of Love
Today in NYC History
An Unamplified Voice
Untapped New York
Uptown Flavor
Urban Hawks
Urbanite (AMNY)
Vanishing New York
The Virtual Dime Museum
Walkers in the City
Walking Is Transportation
Walking Off the Big Apple
Washington Square Park
We Heart New York
What about the Plastic Animals?
Who Walk in Brooklyn
Williamsburg Is Dead
Young Manhattanite

More Hist, Lit, and Culture Blogs

About Last Night
The Beehive (MHS)
Boston 1775
Edge of the American West
Henry’s Blog (Thoreau’s Journal)
History News Network
The Long Eighteenth
Steamboats Are Ruining Everything

Other Stuff I Read and Listen To

33 1/3
Brian Sholis
Clap Clap
The Great Whatsit
Grizzly Bear
Nico Muhly
Player Piano Party
Record Club
The Rest Is Noise
Speak, Peppery