Resources for Remote Teaching and Learning | Newberry

Resources for Remote Teaching and Learning

In an effort to support teachers, students, and parents during the pandemic, Newberry staff has compiled their most popular digital resources for your easy reference.

These interactive resources can be adapted for both teacher- and student-led activities.

If you have any questions about these resources, please contact Kara Johnson, Manager of Teacher and Student Programs, at

Digital Collections for the Classroom

Each digital collection for the classroom features essays, discussion questions, and digital versions of primary documents from the Newberry’s collection.

You might also be interested in a virtual presentation of a Newberry Traveling Collection (Civil War, World War II).

Chicago Studies

Making Modernism

Medieval & Early Modern Studies

The Bible in Print, 1450-1700

The Emblematica Politica in Context

French Renaissance Paleography

Italian Paleography

Merlo’s Map: The Religious Geography of Venice

Nova Reperta Time Machine

Nova Reperta Exhibition Family Guide

Polyglots: The Bible in Multiple Tongues

Religious Change, 1400-1750

Religious Change and Print, 1450-1700 Digital Exhibition

Renaissance Invention: Stradanus’s Nova Reperta

Tracking the Luther Controversy

Translating French History, 1500-1850

Native American & Indigenous Studies

American Indians in an Age of Empire and Revolution, 1750-1783

Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko: Slavery and Race in the Atlantic World

An Archive of Endurance

Art and Exploration in the American West and Mexico

Art of Conflict: Portraying American Indians, 1850-1900

The Aztecs and the Making of Colonial Mexico

The Colonization of the Black Hills in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, in Historic Maps and Documents

The French Colonial Empire, 1500-1800

Imagining the American West in the Late Nineteenth Century

Indians in the Archives

Indians of the Midwest

Maps and the Beginnings of Colonial North America

Migration and the Midwest

Other Americans and the American Revolution

Popol Vuh (Wui) Online

Teaching with Maps

Historic Maps in the K-12 Classroom

Make Big Plans: Daniel Burnham’s Vision of an American Metropolis

Mapping the French Empire in North America

Mapping Movement in American History and Culture

More Interactive Archive Resources!

Newberry Transcribe

Postcard Tag

Midwest Time Machine

Indians of the Midwest

Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms