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Delaware is a small, historic state with a small, historic archives department. I'm happy to note that Delaware"s online archives are very neatly arranged in a series of collections. 
 
Civil War
photos, diaries, letters, newspapers, military records and more.

100 Stories - A hundred years of Delaware history, 1905-2005, in a hundred online artifacts.

Photographs - A large collection of medium resolution images arranged by themes. 

Documents - Assorted records of state history, including muster rolls from the Civil War and WWII service records.

Audio Selections - From WWII to desegregation to baseball, and more in between.

Maps - From 1688 to the present.

Mabel Lloyd Ridgley Research Room in case you want a view of the archives' facilities.

 The Archives Department has an unusual arrangement with Ancestry.com for free access to Ancestry's Delaware records. You need to have a state library card in order to make use of these freebies, however.

You can find a few more odds and ends at the Delaware Historical Society, although very little of their content is digitized.
 
 
 
More historical archives and research materials can be found at these excellent resources:

 Historical Newspaper Archives          Ancestry.com         

 Genealogy Tools                                US Historical Newspapers        


Court Record Searches                        Public Records Searches 





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