AccessibleArchivesAccessible Archives – Genealogy and history researchers will find full text articles from several historical newspapers. Coverage focusses on the Southeast and African American newspapers of the 18th and 19th centuries. Good for genealogical and other historical research, Accessible Archives includes the Civil War database, with the full text of major articles from The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury and The Richmond Enquirer covering November 1, 1860–April 15, 1865; The African American Newspapers database contains seven of the major African American newspapers of the 19th century and other major historical newspapers from the 18th and 19th century.


Fold3Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides access to US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents. This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives. With content from the Revolutionary War onward, Fold3 Library Edition is an invaluable resource for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts, veterans and their families, teachers, and battle reenactors.

The Fold3 name comes from a traditional flag folding ceremony in which the third fold is made in honor and remembrance of veterans who served in defense of their country and to maintain peace throughout the world.