Links to international websites
Local History World Wide:
An International Internet Inventory
The purpose of Local History World Wide (hosted by the Norwegian Institute of Local History) is to present local history as it is practiced around the world.
Simply Australia — an E-zine on Australian folklore.
The Canadian Heritage Information Network — 'access to millions of records in Canada's National Inventories, to the Guide to Canadian Museums and Galleries, to the research and reference databases and to the Heritage Forum'.
ArchiveGrid thousands of libraries, museums and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. A subscription in needed to see details of documents found.
The Labyrinth — Georgetown University's web server for medieval studies.
Old British Letters — A dip into the past, a site maintained by Eunice and Ron Shanahan in Australia.
Primaryresearch.org is the brainchild of W Dean Eastman, a social studies teacher in Massachusetts, and Kevin McGrath, a high school librarian. It includes extensive coverage of PATH, Project Apprentice to History, in which students are voluntarily involved in out of school activities centred on primary research.
Social Security Death Index — Find your ancestors in the social security death index. (USA)
World of Old Houses — an Australian site maintained by Ian Evans.
Brisbane Living Heritage — 'a new development in promoting Brisbane's (Australia) cultural heritage to a wider audience.
Conner Prairie — a large site about a museum in Indiana. Also includes a large selection of historical articles on-line.
Learning from London Town — a site about the lost 18th century town of London, Maryland.
Mystic Seaport — 'The Museum of American and the Sea', Connecticut.
Old Sturbridge Village — 'where early America comes alive' - a large and handsome site about this museum in Massachusetts.
Historic Pittsburgh — a digital collection.
Preservation Virginia is the website of the Association for the Preservation of Virginian Antiquities.