Archives & Libraries

The McCain Library and Archives (Hattiesburg, MS)

Located on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi, the McCain Archives and Collections are home to many different documents on southern history and heritage.

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (Jackson, MS)

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is home to over 2,150 collections, many of which focus on Mississippi residents during the Civil War and other American wars.

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum Archive (Camp Shelby, MS)

The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum (MAFM), located at Camp Shelby has over 17,000 artifacts, 4,500 volumes of military history, and 2,000 historical documents.  In addition to their physical holdings, the Museum is in the process of adding some of their unique collections to the Mississippi Digital Library project.

The Historic New Orleans Collection (New Orleans, LA)

The Historic New Orleans Collection offers collections on the history of New Orleans from its occupation by the French in the colonial period up unto the modern era.  The Williams Research Center, within the HNOC, also offers different Civil War collections and photographs.

Louisiana State Archives (Baton Rouge, LA)

The LSA offers many different documents and collections on Louisiana’s heritage and culture.  The LSA also offers an extensive collection of military posters from World War I.

The Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection (Providence, RI)

The Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection’s artwork vividly documents all aspects of military and naval history, with emphasis on the history and illustration of world military and naval uniforms from the 17th century to the present.

David Library of the American Revolution (Washington Crossing, PA)

The David Library of the American Revolution is a specialized research library dedicated to the study of American history circa 1750 to 1800, especially the War for Independence.

National Archives  (Washington, DC)

The National Archives are home to the nation’s largest collection of Veterans’ service records as well as other military records covering all wars with American involvement.

Naval History and Heritage Command (Washington, DC)

The Naval History and Heritage Command offers a museums on the US Navy, as well as public programs and presentations.

The Pritzker Military Library (Chicago, IL)

The Mission of the Pritzker Military Library is to acquire and maintain an accessible collection of materials and develop appropriate programs focusing on the Citizen Soldier in the preservation of democracy.

The Society of the Cincinnati Library (Washington, DC)

The Society of the Cincinnati library preserves printed and manuscript materials relating to the military and naval history of the eighteenth century, with a particular concentration on the people and events of the American Revolution.

United States Air Force, Historical Research Agency (Maxwell AFB, AL)

The United States Air Force, Historical Research Agency publishes different reports on the histories of the United States Air Force.

United States Army Heritage and Education Center (Carlisle, PA)

The Army Heritage and Education Center is the Army’s official research archives which are dedicated to the men and women who served the United States Army.

United States Coast Guard History Program (Washington, DC)

The US Coast Guard History Program is home to hundreds of official documents on the history of the US Coast Guard.

United States Marine Corps History Division (Triangle, Virginia)

The mission of the United States Marine Corps Division is the preserve and collect oral histories and interviews from those who have served in the United States Marine Corp.

Vietnam War Archive at Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)

The Vietnam Center houses multiple collections on the Vietnam era of American history, regarding all aspects of the war experience.  

The Imperial War Museum (London, United Kingdom)

The IWM’s collections cover all aspects of twentieth and twenty-first century conflict involving Britain, the Commonwealth and other former empire countries.  The collections include a wide range of material, from film and oral history to works of art, large objects, and personal letters and diaries.

The National Archives of Britain (Kew, United Kingdom)

The National Archives of Britain is home to millions of documents, files and images that cover one thousand years of British History.  The archives are home to all British Military Service Records and extensive collections on Britain’s colonial wars, World Wars I and II, and modern wars.