Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online § For many years I have regularly consulted the DCB. This many volumed work done by scholarly people occupies a whole shelf in my library: -- and now, it's online! Wonderful.
News Archive Search § "News archive search provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. In addition to helping you search, News archive search can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods."
"The HBCA offers a wealth of information on the human and natural history of western and northern Canada and the western USA. ... Founded in 1670, the Hudson's Bay Company's (HBC) chief interests for its first two centuries were the fur trade, exploration and settlement."
Brought to the web by Fordham University. The site "is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern Western Civilization and World Cultures. Although this part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project began as a way to access texts that were already available on the Internet ..."
University of Cambridge: Explore the tomb of Senneferi, one of the 'Tombs of the Nobles' on the West Bank at Luxor in Egypt. Also, there may be found information on the ongoing excavation in Egypt: what the tomb is, how archaeology is done, what is found, and many other things!
A paper by written by Iain Kerr. It is represented to be an approximate "chronological outline of the major incidents which caused population movements in Scotland, from Scotland to Ireland and either directly, or through an intervening refuge, from Scotland and Ireland to the Americas and later Australia."
The available Manuscripts of the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. The texts are not apparently on line, but fairly good descriptions of the historical persons and of their writings are given. If you are looking for the original papers for certain British military and political figures, such as, Jeffery Amherst, Thomas Gage, Henry Clinton, and George Germain -- check here.
An attractive and informative site. British history (1700-1900) which is amply illustrated with portraits. See, in particular History of World War I: "Pro-War Politicians," "Anti-War Politicians," "The Life in the Trenches," "First World War Battles (Somme, Vimy Ridge, et al.)," "War in the Air, "The Weapons," etc. It is with a visit to this site that one one will see the future of education. Less and less, will we need bricks and mortar.
On August 27th, 1725, in a storm off the north-eastern corner of Cape Breton, while trying to make the mouth of Louisbourg harbour, Le Chameau, A French man-of-war was sweep in upon the hard rocky shore with the result that all aboard, 316 persons perished.
This page is put up by a company that constructs military heritage replicas (1743 to 1855) "to match the needs and specifications of museums and selective collectors. If you are looking for a particular history reproduction, you have found the company to produce it! Our Napoleonic Collection has particularly caught the world's attention. Only surfing the net? Flip through our free on-line magazine on military heritage, or our War of 1812 Website or our
Seven Years War Website; all with free articles, events and much more. ... Want to continue your search through military heritage websites? Our links page is the door you're looking
for. For your listening pleasure, enjoy our Military Music Sound Clip Gallery."
This site features the proceedings at the Old Bailey, the criminal courts at London. The site currently contains accounts of criminal trials, from December 1714 to December 1759. These accounts can be searched in several different ways.
The Open Video Project § The purpose of the Open Video Project is to collect and make available a repository of digitized video content for the digital video, multimedia retrieval, digital library, and other research communities.