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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Freely Available STEM Resources Online: History of Science

Various government, educational and reputable sites with wide-ranging information on science and technology.

Resources Focused on Historical Aspects of STEM Fields

The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online

Directed by John van Wyhe and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, this collection is the largest collection of works related to Charles Darwin, including his complete works and supplementary works by others.

Deafness in Disguise

The Washington University School of Medicine Bernard Becker Medical Library provides images and information on hearing devices from the 19th and 20th century. Included is an image gallery, rare books and information on historical marketing.

Discovering Lewis & Clark®

Now maintained by the Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, the Discovering Lewis and Clark collection contains information on the explorers, including map images, natural history information, journal entries and more from their famous expedition. 

Linus Pauling and the Nature of the Chemical Bond: A Documentary History

Oregon State University Libraries provides a collection that details the history of the chemical bond theory with manuscripts and multimedia. There is even a collection of Pauling’s personal calendar from 1930 through 1939, and 1954.