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# Namesort descending City Country Description Region Period
1 Access to Archives United Kingdom

A database of archive record holdings

British Isles modern, early modern, medieval
2 Archives Nationales (English introduction) France

An English introduction to the French National Archives

General Europe, France modern, early modern, medieval
3 Archivo General de las Indias Spain

The Archivo General de las Indias (General Archive of the Indies) is an outstanding collection of manuscripts related to Spain's overseas expansion.

Iberian Peninsula modern, early modern, medieval
4 ARTFL-FRANTEXT Database

A database of "over 3500 texts ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing from the 12th to the 20th century." Subscription required.

France modern, early modern, medieval
5 Austrian National Library Austria

The Austrian National Library.

Central Europe modern, early modern, medieval
6 Austrian State Archive (Österreiches Staatsarchiv) Austria

The Austrian State Archive (Österreiches Staatsarchiv).

Central Europe modern, early modern, medieval
7 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library New Haven United States

The Beinecke, Yale University's rare book and manuscript library, holds excellent collections of early modern and modern European manuscripts.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
8 Beowulf manuscript British Isles, Scandinavia medieval
9 Bibliographic Information Base in Patristics

An extensive bibliographic database of articles related to patristics and early Christianity. French language search engine, covering 825 journals in a dozen major European languages.

General Europe medieval, ancient
10 Bodleian Library, Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom

The Bodleian Library at Oxford University. A major research library with a world-class collection of manuscripts.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
11 British Library London United Kingdom

The British Library, one of the world's leading research libraries

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
12 British Library, Manuscripts Division catalog London United Kingdom

The Manuscripts Division catalog for the British Library. Manuscripts include virtually all areas of research.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
13 Cambridge University Library Cambridge United Kingdom

Cambridge University's library system

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
14 Centre for Kentish Studies Maidstone United Kingdom

The Centre for Kentish Studies. Manuscripts from local and personal collections relevant to the history of the county of Kent in southeastern England.

British Isles modern, early modern, medieval
15 Danish Royal Library Denmark Scandinavia modern, early modern, medieval
16 Digital Scriptorium

An online collection of medieval and renaissance manuscripts drawn from over forty major American collections. As of September 2012, contains catalog records and high-quality photographs for over 5,000 manuscripts and 24,000 images.

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
17 Eurodocs

A large collection of primary sources, transcribed and translated.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
18 Europe 1450-1650

a syllabus covering Europe from 1450-1650

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
19 European Library The Hague Netherlands

The European Library is a consortium of the national libraries of Europe with an excellent collection of electronic catalogs and links to digital collections.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
20 European Social and Political Thought from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

a syllabus for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students on the history of European social and political thought

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
21 Europeana

A site run by the Royal Library of the Netherlands, with EU Commission funds, with links to 4.6 million digitized items from national libraries and museums throughout Europe.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
22 Folger Shakespeare Library Washington, DC United States

The Folger Shakespeare Library has strong collections in the Renaissance, and especially in early modern Britain.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
23 French National Archives France

The French National Archives

General Europe, France modern, early modern, medieval
24 Göttingen Gutenberg Bible, Model Book and Helmasperger's Notarial Instrument

Digitized images of the Göttingen Gutenberg Bible (ca. 1454), the Göttingen Model Book (ca. 1450), and Helmasperger's Notarial Instrument (1455).

Central Europe early modern, medieval
25 Helvetic Archives Switzerland

Archives relevant to Swiss history

Central Europe modern, early modern, medieval
26 Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Collegeville, Minnesota United States

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library is home to "the world's largest collection of images of manuscripts from Europe, Ethiopia, the Middle East, and India." Images are variously available on microfilm and in digital form. HMML is also home to a number of medieval manuscripts from Europe and beyond.

General Europe, British Isles, Central Europe, Italy, Southeastern Europe early modern, medieval, ancient
27 Historical Research in Europe

An extensive collection of archive websites, searchable by country and keyword

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
28 History of Early Modern European Legal and Political Thought

a graduate syllabus covering the history of early modern European legal and political thought

General Europe, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
29 History of European Civilization

an undergraduate syllabus covering the history of Europe from the Middle Ages to the early modern period, with some reference to ancient Greece and Rome

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval, ancient
30 History of Russia, Primary Documents

Roughly 50 links to digitized primary documents. Collection is heavy on the modern era, with only a few links to pre-Revolution sources.

Russia & Eastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval
31 History Reading Lists

A collection of orals reading lists, with extensive coverage of Europe.

General Europe modern, early modern, medieval
32 Huntington Library San Marino United States

The Huntington Library contains excellent collections of European manuscripts, with particular emphasis on the British Isles, the Renaissance, and France.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
33 Instituto Storico Italiano per il Medioevo Rome Italy

Contains a research library and reading room.

General Europe, Italy medieval
34 Internet Medieval Sourcebook

An impressive collection of primary sources covering all aspects of the medieval world. Focus is on Europe, with considerable coverage of Byzantium and Islam. One of the standard online sources for reliable primary material.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe medieval
35 Italian Historical Institute for the Middle Ages

The Italian Historical Institute for the Middle Ages devotes its resources to the study of the medieval period.

Italy medieval
36 Jersey Library United Kingdom

The library of the Isle of Jersey

British Isles modern, early modern, medieval
37 Lichtenstein State Library Liechtenstein

The Lichtenstein State Library

Central Europe modern, early modern, medieval
38 Manuscripts and Special Collections Germany

Manuscripts and Special Collections, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

Central Europe modern, early modern, medieval
39 Manx National Library United Kingdom

The National Library of the Isle of Man

British Isles modern, early modern, medieval
40 Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania Lithuania

Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania

Baltic States modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
41 Medieval Manuscript Manual

A beginner's guide to the materials and methods used to produce medieval manuscripts. Suitable for college students, graduate students, and laypersons alike.

General Europe medieval
42 National and University Library St. Kliment Ohridski Skopje Macedonia

The National and University Library St. Kliment Ohridski is the National Library of Macedonia.

Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval
43 National Archives of Estonia Estonia

National Archives of Estonia

Baltic States modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
44 National Archives of Finland Finland Scandinavia modern, early modern, medieval
45 National Archives of Iceland Reykjavik Iceland Scandinavia modern, early modern, medieval
46 National Archives of Ireland United Kingdom

The National Archives of Ireland

British Isles modern, early modern, medieval
47 National Archives of Leichtenstein Liechtenstein

National Archives of Leichtenstein

Central Europe modern, early modern, medieval
48 National Archives of Scotland Edinburgh United Kingdom

The National Archives of Scotland

British Isles modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
49 National Archives of the Netherlands Netherlands

National Archives of the Netherlands

Benelux modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
50 National Archives of the United Kingdom Kew United Kingdom

The National Archives of the United Kingdom. Excellent collection of manuscripts relevant to European History, with generous hours and copying privileges.

General Europe, British Isles modern, early modern, medieval

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