Information by Subject | Historic Preservation
America: History and Life
- Index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
American Periodical Series Online 1740-1900
- Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Art Full Text
- Index and abstracts for articles in art.
- A digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.
Digital Resource Commons
- Several databases of electronic images or videos; also includes sound, numeric data, and other types of electronic media.
- Catalog of books and other materials held in the Besse Library as well as access to books and materials held at Ohio college and university libraries.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation(ACHP)
- See also: useful resources on the web
Association for Preservation Technology International
- A Web site for anyone in preservation with an interest in conservation and preservation technologies.
Avery Architecture & Fine Arts Library (Columbia University)
- Contains a list of useful resources on historic preservation including dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, indexes & abstracts, journals, and trade/manufacturer's catalogs.
Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933 - Present (Library of Congress)
Cities and Buildings Database
- This database is "a collection of digitized images of buildings and cities drawn from across time and throughout the world". The collection continues to grow and is in the public domain.
Cleveland Restoration Society - Preservation resource center of Northeast Ohio.
- Photographs and information on Cleveland skyscrapers.
- Site includes research summaries on various design-related topics.
- University of Maryland's National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection page dedicated to kit houses. Resources include an overview and identification guide for kit houses, bibliographies, and links to online resources for published and archival research on kit homes by various manufacturers.
Library of Congress American Memory - Architecture, Landscape
- Nine collections of architecture photographs from the Library of Congress' American memory Project.
National Parks Service
National Register of Historic Places
National Trust for Historic Preservation
- The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This is a searchable site containing the full text of articles from the monthly publication.
- "PreserveNet is designed to provide preservationists with a comprehensive database of regularly updated internet resources and current professional opportunities."
Sears Kit Houses
- The site has almost all of the catalogs in digital form in the company's history of offering kit houses, in addition to a good historical background.
- International database and gallery of structures from ancient times to present day.
World Monuments Fund
- "The World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the foremost private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of endangered architectural and cultural sites around the world."