ArchiveGrid includes over three million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more. With over 1,000 different archival institutions represented, ArchiveGrid helps researchers looking for primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical societies throughout the world. Includes records for items dating back to thousands of years B.C.E. to the present day.
Archive Finder is a compilation of information about primary source materials in manuscript and special collections in the United States, United Kingdom, and Ireland. Included are records for more than 200,000 separate collections in over 5,000 repositories. Archive Finder offers detailed subject indexing of finding aids, and the database may be searched by collection name, repository, date, geographical location, or subject. Contact information for repositories is provided as well. Much of the information comes from three print sources: Directory of Archives and Manuscripts Repositories in the United States (DAMRUS), the National Union Catalogue of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), and the National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States (NIDS), and NIDS UK/Ireland.