Research Collections

Great Lakes

Collections including Great Lakes material

  • Robert H. Smith, Maritime Museums of North America Including Canada: includes links to the museum web sites where significant additional content may be found.
  • Lighthouse Depot features "Lighthouse Explorer" database and the archives of Lighthouse Digest. Both feature a substantial number of Lakes lights and images rarely seen online elsewhere.

National and Regional Digital collections

Digitized Newspaper Files

Finding Aids: Museum and archival sites

National maritime services

Local Histories (some examples)

Specialized subjects

Other Maritime collections