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Allison Delarue Collection

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Ballet in the nineteenth century was an ideal medium for the manifestation of the Romantic movement. The Delarue Collection offers not only vignettes of this extraordinary time of artistry and grace, ...


American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

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These life histories were written by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the U.S. Works Progress (later Work Projects) Administration (WPA) from 1936-1940. The ...


Bibliotheca Schoenbergensis: An Exhibition from the Collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg

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Selection from Lawrence Schoenberg's collection of illustrated medieval and early modern manuscripts. The collection includes items from the eleventh to the eighteenth century, monastic, university, ...


Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

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This site provides access to descriptions and images of a selection of the decorated manuscripts in the British Library, which has arguably the most comprehensive, and certainly one of the richest ...


Catalonian Manuscripts

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Features Catalonian manuscripts from the collection at the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley. Offers access to translations and documents dating from 1031 through 1555.


Caxton's Chaucer

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This project has made available William Caxton's two editions of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, probably printed in 1476 and 1483. The originals are both in the British Library. The digitisation was ...


Codex Sinaiticus

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The Codex Sinaiticus, produced in the middle of the fourth century, is one of the two earliest Christian Bibles. It includes the earliest surviving copy of the complete New Testament and the earliest ...


Digital Scriptorium

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Describes Digital Scriptorium, a joint project of the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University to digitize and make ...


Household Words: Women Write from and for the Kitchen

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An exhibition from the Esther B. Aresty Collection - a collection of works on the culinary arts spanning five centuries and representing cultures from nearly every part of the world.


Immigration to the United States (1789-1930)

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Concentrating heavily on the 19th century, Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930, includes approximately 1,800 books and pamphlets as well as 9,000 photographs, 200 maps, and 13,000 pages from ...


Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection

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The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection is a private library focusing on late medieval and early modern manuscripts. Mr. Schoenberg is a Penn alumnus and past chair of the Library's Board of Overseers. ...


Lorado Taft Papers, 1857-1953

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Papers of Lorado Taft, B.L. 1879, M.L. 1880 (1860-1936), including diaries (1876-78), course notes and themes (1875-79), general correspondence (1881-1936), family correspondence (1882-1900, 1918-30 ...


Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

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Garret MS. 158 was probably made in Bologna in 1471 or after 1473. Its principal text is the Collectio antiquitatum that was the work of Giovanni Marcanova, who was born in Venice ca. 1410/1418 and ...


Meeting of Frontiers

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70,000 images chronicling the parallel experiences of the United States and Russia in settling their frontiers in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The bilingual Russian/English Meeting of Frontiers/ ...


Paper, Leather, Clay & Stone: Map

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Presents the exhibition entitled "Paper, Leather, Clay & Stone: The Written Word Materialized," from the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections of the Carl A. Kroch Library at Cornell University ...


Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier

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Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier is a bilingual, multi-format English-Spanish digital library site that explores the interactions between Spain and the United ...


Parker Library on the Web

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Parker Library on the Web is a multi-year undertaking of Corpus Christi College, the Stanford University Libraries and the Cambridge University Library, to produce a high-resolution digital copy of ...


Roman de la Rose: Digital Surrogates of Medieval Manuscripts

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A virtual collection of medieval manuscripts from four libraries has been created to test ways of presenting manuscripts in digital format. This collection enables scholars to conduct comparative ...


SAGE: Selected Archives at Georgia Tech and Emory

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Home page for SAGE, the Selected Archives at Georgia Tech and Emory. Contains links to information about SAGE and to four online digital archives: the Fred R. Crawford Witness to the Holocaust Project ...


Sagnanet: Icelandic Medieval Literature

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Digital images of manuscripts and books covering the entire range of Icelandic sagas. The manuscripts are nearly all in Old Norse or Icelandic. Books can be in any European language, as a number of ...


Salem Witch Trials: Documentary Archive and Transcription Project

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This faculty-led project consists of an electronic collection of primary source materials relating to the Salem witch trials of 1692 and a new transcription of the court records. Electronic texts, ...


Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

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Collection provides access to the twenty five hours of music from three hundred folk, blues and country performers recorded by John Avery Lomax and Ruby Terrill Lomax in the Spring of 1939 in the ...


Specialized Libraries & Archival Collections

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We collect, make available, and preserve primary source and rare materials in Special Collections’s main areas of strength: Los Angeles regional history; American literature; Lion Feuchtwanger and the ...


Texas, Texans, and the Alamo

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The Center's Barker Texas History Collection contains books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers, and other materials that document the historical development of Texas from Spanish colonization ...


The African American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920

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A selection of manuscript and printed text and images illuminating the history of black Ohio from 1850 to 1920, a story of slavery and freedom, segregation and integration, religion and politics, ...


The Cabell Family Papers

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The history of Virginia and that of the Cabell family are inextricably linked; indeed, since about 1726, the Cabells have been one of the Commonwealth's most interesting and influential families. This ...


The Charters of Freedom

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Famous and important documents in American history and government including The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights, and the Magna Carta.


The Leonard Bernstein Collection, ca. 1920-1989

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The composer, conductor, writer, and teacher Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) was one of 20th-century America's most important musical figures. The Leonard Bernstein Collection is one of the largest and ...


The Manuscripts and Archives Digital Images Database (MADID)

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The Manuscripts and Archives Digital Images Database (MADID) contains digital reproductions of photographs, posters, drawings, text documents, and other images taken from the research collections of ...


The Modern English Collection

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Presents the Modern English Collection of the University of Virginia Library. The Collection includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, letters, manuscripts, and illustrations from 1500 to the ...


The Shahnama Project

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The "Shahnameh" (The Book of Kings), the national epic of the Iranian people, was completed by the poet Ferdowsi in A.D. 1010. Its traditional 60,00 couplets outline the exploits of Persian heroes, ...


The Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827

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The complete Thomas Jefferson Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 27,000 documents. This is the largest collection of original Jefferson documents ...


The Walt Whitman Archive

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The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and ...


The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources 1745-1799

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Extensive archive of writings on or by George Washington. The archive is the electronic edition of John C. Fitzpatrick’s comprehensive study, "The Writings of George Washington from the Original ...


Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive

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A continually expanding collection of electronic texts, digital scholarship, and University of Virginia collections relating to Thomas Jefferson.


UC Irvine, Special Collections and Archives: Southeast Asian Genetics Program Records

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This collection comprises records produced by the Southeast Asian Genetics Program (SEAGEP), including correspondence and manuscripts, grant applications, research data regarding birth defects and ...


UC Los Angeles, Special Collections, Young Research Library: Brian Urquhart Collection on Ralph J. Bunche

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Collection consists of papers of, about, and collected by Ralph J. Bunche and later used by his colleague and biographer, Brian Urquhart. Includes manuscripts, his notebooks, project files, audiotape ...


UC Los Angeles, Special Collections, Young Research Library: Edward Ross Roybal Papers

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Edward Ross Roybal (1916- ) was a public health educator for the California Tuberculosis Association (1942-44), the director of health education for the Los Angeles County Tuberculosis and Health ...


UC Los Angeles, Special Collections, Young Research Library: S. Guy Endore Papers

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S. Guy Endore (1901-70) was a prolific author of books as well as television and movie scripts. His script, G.I. Joe, was nominated for an Oscar in 1945. He was reputedly blacklisted by the Hollywood ...


Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, 1940-1941

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Presents "Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection," an ethnographic field collection that documented the everyday life of residents of the Farm ...


Walt Whitman Manuscripts

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NYPL has been a major contributor to The Walt Whitman Archive, an editorial project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize and transcribe manuscripts by Walt Whitman (1819- ...


William Morris and His Circle

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This web exhibition of "William Morris and His Circle" incorporates selected images derived from the 1996 Ransom Center exhibition which contained over seventy-five items, including manuscripts of ...


Women Working, 1800-1930

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Provides access to digitized books (over 3,500), manuscripts (7,500 pages) and images (1,200) from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums on the topic of women in the U.S. economy ...


Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years

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In honor of the Manuscript Division's centennial, its staff has selected for online display approximately ninety representative documents spanning from the fifteenth century to the mid-twentieth ...


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