National Archives and Records Administration
The U.S. federal archives, as well as the agency in charge of preservation and long term access to U.S. federal publications of lasting value.
National Historical Publications and Records Commission
A government commission that coordinates and funds efforts for the preservation and intellectual control of historical materials.
University of Notre Dame Archives
The UND Archives has made most of its finding aids available on Internet.
The Berkeley Finding Aids Project
A cooperative effort to develop standards for the use of electronic tools in the control of archival materials.
The Harvard-Radcliffe Digital Finding Aids Project
An effort similar to the Berkeley project, based on the east coast.
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
This site provides a description of a principal program for the cataloging of primary source materials.
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln
A massive online archive containing 99,525 documents related to the Civil War-era commander-in-chief. The project, sponsored by The University of Illinois and the Abraham Lincoln Association, is dedicated to identifying, imaging, transcribing, annotating, and publishing all documents written by or to Abraham Lincoln during his lifetime.
RLIN AMC (Archives and Manuscript Control) File
RLIN AMC provides access to hundreds of thousands of records of archival and manuscript materials -- including all of the records in the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.
Use the search form provided here -- via the Library of Congress Z39.50 Gateway -- to search this file for free.