We just acquired a Primary Source Package from EBSCO, which includes the following resources from the New-York Historical Society:
- Civil War Primary Source Documents: Diaries, letters, and other manuscript materials pertaining to the Civil War. These primary sources are digitized from originals, frequently written in cursive.
- Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books: Handwritten orderly books from both sides of the Revolutionary War, the French and Indian War, the War of 1812, the frontier and other deployments, documenting military orders, movements and engagements by brigade, regiment, company and other specific military units between 1748 and 1817.
- Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York: Directories, records, guidebooks and other sources of information on New York City from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth century. From the New York Historical Society.
Washington and Lafayette at Valley Forge by John Ward Dunsmore, 1907. Image from Wikipedia.