The following research databases are freely available to all:

Digital Encyclopedia (Mount Vernon)

Mount Vernon DAACS Catalogue

South Grove Midden

The Papers of George Washington, Digital Edition
[The Mount Vernon guest version, which has been prepared especially for the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Learning Center at the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center at Mount Vernon, offers the complete Papers, less the scholarly notes, in a single, searchable online publication.]

The following research databases are only available on site:

American Book Prices Current

Ancestry Library



The Chicago Manual of Style

Dolley Madison Digital Edition

Early American  Imprints, Series 1: Evans, 1639-1800

Early American Newspapers

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Founders Online

Founders Online Early Access Documents


Oxford Art Online

The Papers of George Washington, Digital Edition (with scholarly notes)


Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Winterthur Portfolio

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