The following links will guide you to important primary and secondary sources for research in American Studies. Many important archives have been digitized and are available through the Internet. We have also provided a link to the American Studies Association, the foremost professional organization for scholars of American Studies. Through the ASA page, you can find information on graduate and professional opportunities.


Wellesley's Resources

Context and Overview for the discipline of American Studies

Collections of Primary Sources

Particular Primary Sources

The Japanese American National Museum

The Museum of Chinese Americans

The Asian American Writers' Workshop

The Schomburg Centre for Research in Black Culture

Professional Organization

The American Studies Association