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The Gulf Coast Digital History Project connects researchers, students, and institutions to the northern Gulf Coast’s maritime history and heritage.

Additional Resources

The Gulf Coast Digital History Project is made possible through a collaborative network of institutions and organizations that promote the maritime history and heritage of the northern Gulf Coast. To learn more about our partner institutions or to explore allied historical societies, scholarly journals and regional archives, visit the links below.

Alabama Review

The Alabama Review is a peer-reviewed academic journal that presents the best of scholarship on the history of the state. Published by the Alabama Historical Association in cooperation with the University of Mobile, the Review covers a wide range of topics: pre-Revolutionary War colonization, Native Americans, state and regional politics, the Confederacy and the Civil War, Reconstruction, industrialization, education, the civil rights movement, and religion are only some of the subjects you will find in the pages of the Review.”

Civil War History

The Journal of the Civil War Era is published by UNC Press in association with the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center. It publishes the most creative new work on the many issues raised by slavery, the sectional crisis, war, emancipation, Reconstruction, and memory of the country’s signal conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century.

East Texas Historical Journal

"The constitution of the East Texas Historical Association stipulates that The Association shall publish at least once a year a historical journal of high quality, to be known as the East Texas Historical Journal, and may publish other items on occasion when judged by the Board of Directors to be worthy and appropriate.”

The Florida Historical Quarterly

"The Florida Historical Quarterly is the academic journal published four times per year by the Florida Historical Society in cooperation with the Department of History at the University of Central Florida. Each issue features peer-reviewed articles focusing on a wide variety of topics related to Florida history."

Gulf South Historical Review

The Gulf South Historical Review, formerly the Gulf Coast Historical Review, focuses on the history of the coastal region from Florida's Big Bend to Texas.”

 Historical Archaeology

Historical Archaeology is the scholarly journal of The Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) and the leading journal in the study of the archaeology of the modern era. The journal publishes articles on a broad range of historic and archaeological areas of interests such as slavery, gender, race, ethnicity, social class, globalization, industry, landscapes, material culture, battlefields, and much more.”

Journal of Northeast Texas Archaeology

Journal of Texas Archeology and has been established to protect, preserve and promote archeology and history through public outreach, publishing, and distribution.”

 Louisiana History Journal

Louisiana History is a scholarly publication of the Louisiana Historical Association (LHA). Published quarterly, the journal began in 1960 and is consistently ranked as one of the top state-level historical journals in the country. Issues of the journal contain award-winning secondary articles, notes and documents of primary source material, book reviews, profiles of historical architecture, biographical sketches, and much more.”

Southeastern Archaeology

Southeastern Archaeology is a refereed journal that publishes works concerning the archaeology of southeastern North America and neighboring regions. It welcomes articles from all time periods, from the Paleoindian to recent history, and a broad range of interdisciplinary perspectives.”

Southern Studies

Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South is a peer reviewed journal published twice a year from the Southern Studies Institute. The Department of Criminal Justice, History, and Social Sciences at Northwestern State University houses the institute.”


Alabama Historical Association 

“Founded in 1947, the Alabama Historical Association is the oldest statewide historical society in Alabama. The AHA provides opportunities for meaningful engagement with the past through publications, meetings, historical markers, and other programs.”

Historic Mobile Preservation Society

“Our mission is to serve Mobile County by advocating for the preservation of its historic resources, promoting heritage tourism, and providing educational opportunities that explore its rich history.”


Apalachicola Area Historical Society

“The Apalachicola Area Historical Society is a nonprofit organization devoted to preserving and promoting the area's history and preservation efforts.”

Citrus County Historical Society

“The Citrus County Historical Society, Inc. (CCHS, INC.) was originally formed in 1963, and incorporated in 1979. Operating as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, it accepts tax-deductible donation in the active pursuit to "preserve and further the knowledge of the history and pre-history of Citrus County and nearby areas.”

Florida Historical Society

“The Florida Historical Society is the oldest cultural organization in the state, and the only state-wide historical society.”

The Historical Society of Bay County

“The purpose of the Society shall be to serve present and future generations by collecting, preserving and sharing artifacts, documents and images pertaining to the unique culture and history of Bay County and its environs, assist in the preservation of historic sites within the county; and to operate the Bay County History Museum as an educational resource for the public, a repository for its collections and a place to present exhibits and educational programs.”

Santa Rosa Historical Society

“The Santa Rosa Historical Society is dedicated to the identification, documentation and preservation of Santa Rosa County, Florida’s unique historic legacy.”

Tampa Bay History Center

“Beginning with a look at Florida’s first peoples, who inhabited the peninsula some 10,000 years ago, and the arrival of European explorers in the 1500s, to Tampa Bay’s modern role as a port city, the industrial capital of west central Florida and a draw for tourists and visitors the world over, the History Center tells the story of Tampa Bay’s and Florida’s history, heritage and culture.”

Tarpon Springs Historical Society

“The purpose of the Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society, Inc. is to promote the research and preservation of artifacts, relics and historical points of interest in the Tarpon Springs area; to provide educational and cultural development; and to preserve these materials and information for posterity.”

Wakulla County Historical Society

“The Wakulla County Historical Society was founded in October 1991 to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the heritage of Wakulla County and the surrounding area.”


Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies/Southeast Louisiana Historical Association

The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies preserves and promotes the history and the cultures of Louisiana's Florida Parishes, southwestern Mississippi, and surrounding areas through scholarly research, lectures, and publishing.”

Louisiana Historical Society 

“Founded in 1835, the Louisiana Historical Society is the oldest historical organization in the state.”


Biloxi Historical Society

“Learn more about the past of Biloxi and Ocean Springs, Mississippi, through the historical and archival research of Ray L. Bellande at and”

Cedar Key Historical Society

“The Cedar Key Historical Society is a non-profit educational organization incorporated under the laws of Florida and dedicated to the preservation of the historic heritage of the Cedar Keys.”

Gulf South Historical Association

“The Gulf South Historical Association [...]  preserves and promotes the history and the cultures of the Gulf South within state, regional, national, and international contexts through an annual exchange of scholarly research open to the interested public.” 

Hancock County Historical Society

“The Hancock County Historical Society is a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Bay Saint Louis, MS. We are dedicated to the preservation of the history of Hancock County and its people, and put forth every effort to make this information publicly available at Lobrano House and online.”

Historical Society of Gulfport

“The mission of the Historical Society of Gulfport is to bring together a group of individuals who share a common interest in the unique history of our area and seek to share information.”

Mississippi Historical Society

“The Mississippi Historical Society, founded in 1858, is a nonprofit membership organization that works closely with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

South Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society

“Experienced genealogy researchers will help you learn about your family's origins and history. Use our library resources and learn how to use Internet sources and local government records. You'll learn basic research techniques and resources, and how to document your family tree and preserve your findings.


East Texas Historical Association

“Founded in 1962 on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, the East Texas Historical Association is committed to the preservation and enhancement of East Texas' great historical heritage and welcomes all who share our vision and interests.”

Texas State Historical Society

“Mission Statement: to foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas.”


  • For more information on this project, contact:
  • Digital Humanities Lab Director and Assistant Professor of History
  • 850.473.7290