Internet Resources - Primary Sources



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  • Bible, King James Version
    From the University of Virginia, this site includes keyword index, is searchable by keyword and gives text of all the verses the search term appears in.
    Browse related subjects: Christianity, Primary Sources, Religion
  • Government Printing Office
    The U.S Government Printing Office (GPO) provides publishing and dissemination services for the official and authentic government publications to Congress, Federal agencies, Federal depository libraries, and the American public.
    Browse related subjects: Government, Law, Primary Sources
  • Internet Sacred Text Archive
    This site consists of "significant primary texts relating to religion and mythology." There are Ancient, Eastern, and Western texts, as well as writings by freethinkers Charles Darwin, Thomas Paine, Mark Twain, Clarence Darrow, and Albert Einstein.
    Browse related subjects: Mythology, Primary Sources, Religion
  • Repositories of Primary Sources
    A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar. All links have been tested for correctness and appropriateness.
    Browse related subjects: Archives, Primary Sources
  • Where to Write for Vital Records
    Published by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this page provides links to individual state and territory information sources for vital records such as births, deaths, and marriages.
    Browse related subjects: Genealogy, Primary Sources

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Aptos Village

Aptos was originally a "rancheria" (Spanish term for an Indian settlement), and is now an unincorporated village, of indefinite area, centered around the present-day junction of Soquel Drive and Trout Gulch Road. "Aptos" is said to be an Indian name meaning "meeting of the two streams or waters," i.e., the ... [More]

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