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"Vast Early America": Primary Source Databases

A guide to resources on colonial, revolutionary, and early national U.S. history, or what has come to be called "vast early America."

Descriptions for collections on this page are generally taken from the publishers' websites

Imprint Collections

Documentary Editions and Manuscript Collections

Government Documents and Legal Materials

Native American History

History of Slavery, Anti-Slavery, and Abolition

Newspapers and Periodicals