Welcome to the Newberry Library’s Digital Collections for the Classroom website, an educational resource designed for teachers and students featuring primary sources from the Newberry’s holdings, contextual essays, and discussion questions.

Newberry Teacher Programs collaborates with scholars, university faculty, and classroom teachers to develop the collections in this growing resource for classroom use.

Browse collections spanning topics from the Crusades to the Great Migration. Discover 16th century maps, selections from historical periodicals, and poetry when browsing by item. You can even create your own collection!

Have questions or topic suggestions? Contact us.

Items from the Collections