Spatial Humanities Projects and Resources

Spatial Humanities, Scholars Lab

Spatial History Project, Stanford

Digital Humanities Summer Institute

The Polis Center

Spatial Humanities: Texts, GIS & Places (Mapping Lake District Writing project)


Frontiers in Spatial Humanities (video)

David Rumsey Map Collection


Mapping New York


Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the American City 

Atlantic Networks Project

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database

Digital Harlem

Grub Street Project

Locating London’s Past

Mapping the Republic of Letters

Viral Texts

Compiled list of DH/GIS Projects


18th- and 19th- Century American Studies Research (no subscription req.)

American Antiquarian Society

American Journeys

American Memory

American National Biography

American Social History Project

Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists

Charles Brockden Brown Society


Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls

English and American Literature Resource Guide (NYU)

Farber Gravestone Collection

Library Company of Philadelphia

Making of America (Cornell)

Making of America (Michigan)

National Portrait Gallery

Nineteenth Century Masterfile

Oxford African American Studies Center

Perspectives in American Literature

Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience

Society of Early Americanists

Uncle Tom’s Cabin and American Culture

Virtual American Biographies (Appleton’s Cyclopedia)


New York City Cultural History Resources and Sites

The Bowery Boys

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1841-1902

Brooklyn Historical Society

City Lore

Coney Island History

East Village History Project

East Village Poetry Walk

Ephemeral New York

Ellis Island

Five Points Site

Fourth Arts Block

German Traces NYC

Gotham Center

Great Buildings: NYC

Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation

The History Box

A History of New York

Historic Districts Council

Irish Speakers and the Empire City

The Lost Museum

Lower East Side History Project

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

The Magic Lantern

Mid-Manhattan Library Picture Collection Online

Municipal Archives

Municipal Art Society of New York

Museum of the City of New York


NYC Stories (9/11)

NYC Subway Resources

New York City Walk

New-York Historical Society

New York Public Library

New York State Library Digital Archive

New York Underground

100 Years of NYC History

Place Matters

Schomburg Digital

Seneca Village

September 11 Digital Archive

The Vault at Pfaff’s

Vintage City Maps

The Walt Whitman Archive

Virtual New York

Weeksville Heritage Center