Gilder Lehrman’s publications provide a rich variety of ways to experience primary sources. We search the Gilder Lehrman Collection for important, rare, and evocative documents to create resource kits, booklets, posters, and other materials for classroom use and display for teachers, students, and general readers.

* NEW * Explore Why Documents Matter: An Interactive Digital Edition, our new annotated, online version of Why Documents Matter: American Originals and the Historical Imagination, Selections from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.

Explore our printed booklets, classroom resources, and posters below.

All these resources are available through our online History Shop at or by calling our office at 646-366-9666.