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France

Documents, Data Files, Primary Literature

Actes de l'Histoire de l'Immigration: Ressources et outils disponibles (Clio site d'histoire sociale)
Cartes de la France pendant la Guerre de Cent Ans/Maps of the Hundred Years War
From the "Electronic Rennaissance" course page of Dr. E. L. Skip Knox, BSU.
Centre d'Édition de Textes Électroniques (Université de Nantes)
Small collection of texts and facsimiles of medieval, 16th and 19th century works; articles, theses, and lectures.
Édits, arrêts, ordonnances monétaires... (Compagnie Générale de Bourse)
Royal monetary edicts, judgements, and laws from Charles II to Louis XVI.
Encyclopédie (ARTFL)
An on-line version of Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres. The project is still under development.
EuroDocs: History of France--Primary Documents (Brigham Young University)
Documents are either transcriptions, translations, or facsimile copies of originals.
French Old Regime Bureaucrats: Intendants de Province, 1661-1790 (Data and Program Library Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Gallica (Bibliothèque nationale de France)
80,000 digitized documents including texts and images, monographs and periodicals covering the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
Historical Maps of Europe (University of Texas at Austin)
Historical Maps of Paris (Columbia University)
Image of France, an Index (ARTFL)
Index of all of the printed imagery (engravings, lithographs, woodcuts, etc.) authorized for publication in France, pursuant to legislation of 5 February 1810, 14 October 1811, 8 October 1817, etc.
Internet Public Library Online Texts Collection (University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service)
Search by keyword or browse by author, title, or Dewey Subject Heading (e.g. History of France and Monaco).
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution (George Mason University and City University of New York)
Napoleonic Primary Sources (Napoleonica.org)
Pamphlets and Periodicals of the French Revolution of 1848 (ARTFL)
Radio Libre (Alain de Cheveigné)
A personal account by Maurice de Cheveigné (1920-1992) of clandestine radio in France during WWII
Saint-Etienne: Histoire et patrimoine d'une ville (Association des Amis du Vieux Saint-Etienne)
The Siege and Commune of Paris, 1870-1871 (Northwestern University Library)
This WWW page contains links to over 1200 digitized photographs and images recorded during the Siege and Commune of Paris cir.1871. In addition to the images in this set, the Library's Siege & Commune Collection contains 1500 caricatures, 68 newspapers in hard-copy and film, hundreds of books and pamphlets and about 1000 posters. Additions are made regularly.


Historiography, Commentary, Secondary Literature

Histoire de la justice (Mission de recherche Droit et Justice)


Reference Works, Gateways, Tertiary Literature

Academic Info: History of France
Bibliography on Forces of Order During the Second World War (Simon Kitson, Univ. of Birmingham)
Clio site d'histoire sociale (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
A collection of reviews, bibliographies, statistics, articles, documents, links, maps, secondary works, and research projects concerning the history of contemporary Europe and of the former colonial world. Immigration is a significant topic.
Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions (Ohio University)
French History Web links (Zoë Schneider, Georgetown University)
H-France Homepage (Society for French Historical Studies)
WWW page of French historians: book reviews, subject-oriented discussions, as well as links to Archives and Libraries, Bibliographies, Electronic Texts, Museums, Images, and Multimedia; Maps.
HAPAX: French Resources on the Web (Prof. Angelo Metzidakis, Sweet Briar College)
Vichy Web-Page: Bibliography (Simon Kitson, Univ. of Birmingham)
Voice of the Shuttle History Page--France (Alan Liu, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)
A heterogeneous collection of links concentrating on the 100 Years War, the French Revolution, Napoleon (not scholarly), and a wide selection of images.
World Wide Web Virtual Library: History of France
Yahoo: History: By Region: Countries: France
Yahoo France: Histoire
See especially Histoire de France


Libraries, Archives, Collections

Archives et patrimoine: Ministère des affaires étrangère
Archives nationales
Centre historique des Archives nationales
Centre des archives contemporaines
Centre des archives d'outre-mer
Centre des archives du monde du travail
Archives nationales: Images de documents (ARCHIM)
Banque d'images numériques réalisée à partir de documents conservès au Centre historique des Archives nationales à Paris.
Consult documents and order reproductions online.
Bibliothèque de l'École Polytechnique
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Catalogue Collectif de France
Ce catalogue est issu des campagnes de rétroconversion de catalogues de fonds anciens (avant 1811) et de fonds locaux et spécialisés, anciens et contemporains, et rassemble environ 2,2 millions de notices bibliographiques réparties dans 55 bibliothèques françaises.
Centres de Ressources Documentaires (France)
Description des lieux spécialisés dépendant du Ministère de la culture et de la communication ou sous convention avec lui.
Les dépôts d'archives en France (FranceGenWeb)
This site for genealogists has useful links to departmental and other archives as well as to the classification schemes of departmental and communal archives.
L'Ecole Nationale des Chartes
Institut National de l'Audiovisuel: Archives
Photothèque et archives du Musée des arts et traditions populaires
Repositories of Primary Sources: Europe A-M


Societies, Academic Centers, Organizations

Agence bibliographique de l'enseignement supérieur (ABES)
Databases of theses, publications in series, university documentation center.
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques
Fondation et Institut Charles de Gaulle
Fondation Napoléon/The Napoleon Foundation
Institut d'Histoire du Livre
Institut d'Histoire du Temps Présent
Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Databases of articles, monographs, reports, congresses, theses (grandes écoles), and articles; document delivery service.
New Historians of Early Modern France (Emory University)
Société Française d'Histoire Urbaine
Société Française pour l'Histoire des Sciences de l'Homme


Belgium

Documents, Data Files, Primary Literature

Belgian primary historical documents on EuroDocs
Documents are either transcriptions, translations, or facsimile copies of originals.
De Bello Belgico
Leiden University Library resource for the study of the military history of the Low Countries; contains extensive secondary and primary sources.
David Rumsey Collections
Large collection of digitized maps contains several historical maps for Belgium and the Netherlands.
Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium
Extensive archive of datasets, particularly relating to demography and genealogy in the Low Countries.
Some topics are passenger lists, provincial history, tax registers, and marriage registers.


Reference Works, Gateways, Tertiary Literature

Clio site d'histoire sociale (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
A collection of reviews, bibliographies, statistics, articles, documents, links, maps, secondary works, and research projects concerning the history of contemporary Europe and of the former colonial world. Immigration is a significant topic.


Libraries, Archives, Collections

Archiefnet
Searchable database of archive websites.
Choose Belgium, the Netherlands, or the world.
Archives de l'État en Belgique


Switzerland

Documents, Data Files, Primary Literature

Swiss primary historical documents on EuroDocs
Documents are either transcriptions, translations, or facsimile copies of originals.


Historiography, Commentary, Secondary Literature

H-HRE Homepage
An H-NET webgroup for discussing and debating historical issues related to the Holy Roman Empire..
A Survey of Nazi and Pro-Nazi Groups in Switzerland, 1930-1945
By Alan M. Schom; Includes a response from the Swiss Government.


Reference Works, Gateways, Tertiary Literature

Dictionnaire historique de la Suisse
Swiss InfoDesk: History
Includes links to primary sources, reference material, genealogy, heraldry, and more.


Libraries, Archives, Collections

Les Archives en Suisse - Archive in der Schweiz - Gli Archivi nella Svizzera
Directory to Swiss archives.
Catalogue Virtuel Suisse
Bibliothèque nationale suisse - Schweizerische Landesbibliothek - Biblioteca nazionale svizzera
The Swiss National Library.
See also: UNESCO Archives Portal.
See also: UNESCO Libraries Portal.


Societies, Academic Centers, Organizations

Musée national suisse - Museo nazionale svizzero - Schweizerisches Landesmuseum
The Swiss National Museum.


Luxembourg

Documents, Data Files, Primary Literature

Primary historical documents from Luxembourg on EuroDocs
Documents are either transcriptions, translations, or facsimile copies of originals.


Libraries, Archives, Collections

Archives Nationales du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
See also: UNESCO Archives Portal.
See also: UNESCO Libraries Portal.


Monaco

Documents, Data Files, Primary Literature

Primary historical documents from Monaco on EuroDocs
Documents are either transcriptions, translations, or facsimile copies of originals.

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