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America: History and Life
A bibliographic database indexing books, book chapters, and over 1,800 journals relating to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
Catalog of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries' books, journals, films, scores, recordings, microforms, electronic resources, etc. It covers all libraries in the Penn system except for the Biddle Law Library, which has the LOLA catalog
"HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world."
Like Google Books, but supported by contributing research libraries. Texts published before 1923 are in the public domain and freely available for reading and downloading.
Making of America, 1850-1875
The book collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books with 19th century imprints.
American Presidency Project
Contains a number of resources relevant to studies on the American presidency: Public Papers of the Presidents, 1789-2007, State of the Union messages and addresses, inaugural addresses, proclamations, executive orders and more.