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Ethnohistory: Repositories of Primary Sources

Links to Repositories (Collections) of Materials. (Not all materials available online)

The documents are available in the original Spanish or, in English translation. 

Here is Background on this key resource. 

Look near the bottom of the page linked above for links to indexes and other tools for using this material. 


American Indian History-Oral Interviews

American Indian Research Project at USD

Doris Duke American Indian Oral History Project, 1949-1972: Utah Indians 

Utah Indian Digital Archive

North American Indians 

Chaco Digital Initiative

D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies

Indian Claims Commission Materials (National Indian Law Library)

Indigenous Digital Archive (by NM’s Museum of Indian Arts & Culture)


Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations @ NMAI

National Museum of the American Indian

Protocols for Native American Archival Materials

Eugene C. Barker Texas History Collection [Briscoe Center for American History at UT]

Online Archive of New Mexico

PARES (Portal de Archivos Españoles) [Spanish-language access to Spanish archives on-line (including innumerable documents on the Americas)]

Library Daatabases Focused on Primary Sources