NC Digital Collections Office of Archives and History Research Reports
The North Carolina Digital Collections, a collaborative effort of the NC State Archives and the State Library of North Carolina, contains an online database of digitized reports on a variety of topics ranging from Cape Fear Civil War shipwreck district to the History of Woodstock on the Pongo River.
State Archives of NC Flickr
Photograph albums digitized by the NC State Archives featuring a variety of locations and time periods.
Documenting the American South
All of the colonial and state records of North Carolina are digitized and searchable at this online repository hosted by UNC Chapel Hill.
NC Office of State Archaeology
Port Records 1700-1800
Compiled from the Port Records of the Treasurer's and Comptroller's Papers in the North Carolina State Archives.
Bibliography of North Carolina Underwater Archaeology
A reference list of all reports completed on the states underwater archaeological sites, compiled in 2009.
North Carolina Museums
The North Carolina Museums Collections General Search
Unsure where to begin? Start your search for relevant material culture with the NC Museums Collections General Search, that includes material from North Carolina Museum of History, North Carolina State Historic Sites, Tryon Palace, the Maritime Museums, and the Roanoke Island Festival Park.
University Theses & Dissertations
Libraries throughout North Carolina contain resources related to maritime historical themes or topics. Click the links below to view lists or databases contained in each respective institution.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Resources
Links for digital records to learn about the broad origins and forced relocations of more than 12 million African people who were sent across the Atlantic in slave ships.
Historic Maps & Charts
There are a number of online repositories for historic maps and charts that are freely available to researchers. Click on the repository below to begin searching.
Society for Historical Archaeology
The Society for Historical Archaeology provides members and non-members resources related to the emergence, transformation, and nature of the Modern World. Their website can be accessed here.
Research guides on a variety of topics compiled by the South Carolina Historical Society. You can find more of their research resources here.