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Research/Historical Societies Links

Below are a list of links to help you do research on your location/genealogy/historical societies and other areas. If you have a link that would help others, please submit it to us by email. Some require search parameters, so try different words to help you find your research topic.

Digital Library of America

Hathi Trust

Google Books
(Some books only display portions without purchasing the title)

Geographical Description of the States of Maryland and Delaware; Joseph Scott, 1807 7

Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad Guide; Charles P. Dare, 1856

Thomson’s Mercantile and Professional Directory for the State of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, . . . 1851-52

Family Search

(Paid subscription required)

Genealogy Bank
(Paid subscription required)

Library of Congress – Map Division

Old Maps Online — A map search engine for any need.  The site interfaces with major map repositories.

USGS Topographic Map Explorer (many maps of the United States spanning over 100 years.

Library of Congress, Print & Photographs – The Library has a large collection of online images from Delaware.  Enter search term.

Delaware Public Archives – Official Website for the State of Delaware Public Archives Department

State of Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs

Delaware Heritage Commission

Hagley Museum Research

The Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection

Delaware Public Archives – Photo Exhibits

The Delaware Collection – an over 500 page link from the Delaware Public Archives to a vast digital collection of photos, documents, and recordings.

Delaware History Trail – a website designed to help you plan your visit to historic Delaware

Kent County Tourism Corporation – Quaint Villages of Kent County. A guide to help plan your visit to Kent County Delaware’s many small towns.

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War – a repository of Civil War military records from the Grand Army of the Republic.