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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
collection
852
ITEMS
208,104
VIEWS
collection
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The audiovisual archives of the  Center for Sacramento Histor y  contain moving images and audio recordings related to the region's vast cultural heritage. See our textual archives  here . Founded in 1953, the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) is funded by the City and the County of Sacramento and is the repository and research center for City and County historic collections. These collections are held in the public trust and reflect the many aspects of the social,...
Topic: californiarevealed
collection
eye 157,811
BAMPFA is UC Berkeley’s premier visual arts venue, presenting more than 450 film screenings, scores of public programs, and up to twenty exhibitions annually. With its vibrant and eclectic programming, BAMPFA inspires the imagination and ignites critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA’s collection includes more than 17,500 films and videos, including the largest collection of Japanese cinema outside of Japan, impressive holdings of Soviet...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Forney, Darrell
movies
eye 128,123
favorite 75
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Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and was developed by Leo Diner Films, Inc., a San Francisco-based film lab.  Additional Description : Note on original container:...
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Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
Book A, June 1890-September 1891 -- Book B, Sept. 1891-Nov. 1892 -- Book C, Nov. 1892-Sept. 1893 -- Book 4, Sept. 1893-June 1894 -- Book 5, June 1894-Jan. 1895 -- Book 6, Jan. 1895-July 1896 -- Book 7, July 1896-Dec. 1897 -- Book 8, Dec. 1897-March 17, 1900. -- Bks. 9-11, 1900-1902
Topics: Marriage records, Choctaw Indians, genealogy
collection
eye 81,208
Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe. The Archive’s collection of more than 150,000 audio, video, print, and photographic items documents musical expressions throughout the world and includes unique field recordings as well as rare commercial recordings. As part of UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology, the Archive preserves and makes accessible over 50 years’ worth of...
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California State Railroad Museum Library
collection
426
ITEMS
79,157
VIEWS
collection
eye 79,157
On May 2, 1981, the California State Railroad Museum opened to the public, as did the Museum Library. The library has been an integral component of CSRM since the project's inception. It was clear to the founders of the Museum that a thoughtfully assembled collection of published, manuscript, and pictorial materials would not only enhance the museum's services but also support its conservation and education programs. With this goal in mind, as railroad equipment and artifacts were gathered for...
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Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 67,632
favorite 20
comment 0
16
Topics: Smith family, genealogy
The Library of Congress
texts
eye 62,886
favorite 66
comment 4
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Topics: Cherokee Indians -- History, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians -- Genealogy
collection
eye 61,689
The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections. Bancroft's holdings include: * more than 600,000 volumes * 60,000,000 manuscript items * 8,000,000 photographs/pictorial...
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California Historical Society
collection
126
ITEMS
59,219
VIEWS
collection
eye 59,219
The mission of the California Historical Society is to inspire and empower Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. The current CHS headquarters accommodate the administrative offices, North Baker Research Library, exhibition galleries, and museum store. * Keeps an active public program schedule, including exhibitions, lectures, and other public events. * The California Historical Society holds one of the richest collections of primary and secondary materials...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Topics: Cherokee Indians, Indians of North America, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 57,285
favorite 43
comment 0
Edited by William Armstrong Crozier
Topic: genealogy
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Topics: Heraldry, genealogy
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Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
collection
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The UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections collects, maintains, preserves, and makes accessible the UCSB Libraries’ most valuable, rare, and unique materials. Included are printed materials such as books and serials, as well as manuscripts, and audio-visual materials. The department’s materials are non-circulating, but are available for research in the reading room during posted hours. Among Special Research Collections holdings are approximately 250,000...
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Allen County Public Library
by Blagg, Thomas Matthews; James, Cholmondeley Sherwood; Goodall, James William; Blumhardt, E. K. (Edward Keane)
texts
eye 49,869
favorite 19
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
collection
eye 49,576
The Media Resources Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. These formats include: videocassettes, DVDs; compact audio discs; audiocassettes; and online (streamed) audio and video. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus. There are particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest...
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American Libraries
by Cox, Henry Miller, 1854-1916; Cocks, George William, b. 1829. History and genealogy of the Cock-Cocks-Cox family. 1912; Cox, John, 1860-1951. History and genealogy of the Cock-Cocks-Cox family. 1912
texts
eye 47,988
favorite 20
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Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Cox family, genealogy
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=PTNGAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 47,707
favorite 65
comment 0
16
Topics: Heraldry -- Great Britain, Heraldry -- Ireland, Crests, genealogy
California Digital Library
by Esshom, Frank Ellwood, b. 1865
texts
eye 46,382
favorite 22
comment 1
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Topics: Mormon Church, Utah -- Biography, Utah -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Satterford, A. Terry, ed
texts
eye 45,561
favorite 10
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Devon, genealogy
collection
eye 45,148
California's first legislature, meeting in 1849–50, charged the Secretary of State to receive "…all public records, registered maps, books, papers, rolls, documents and other writings…which appertain to or are in any way connected with the political history and past administration of the government of California…" The California State Archives, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, continues to serve in the spirit of those early instructions, providing a...
Topic: californiarevealed
Topic: Genealogy -- Turner family
New York Public Library
by Davis, W. W. H. (William Watts Hart), 1820-1910; Ely, Warren S. (Warren Smedley), b. 1855; Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
texts
eye 42,859
favorite 33
comment 0
Topics: Natural history -- Pennsylvania Bucks County, Bucks County (Pa.) -- History, Bucks County (Pa.) --...
Rutgers University Libraries
by Chambers, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1849-1916.
texts
eye 41,807
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xiii, 667 p., [64] leaves of plates ; 27 cm.
Topic: German Americans--New Jersey--History. Germans--New Jersey--History. Germans--New...
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Topics: Wright family, genealogy
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Topics: Lewis family (John Lewis, 1640?-1726), Lewis family (Robert Lewis, fl. 1650), genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Johnson, Frederic
texts
eye 40,387
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Includes Barton Turf, Hedenham, Weeting (St. Mary's, All Saints'), Carleton Rode, Burnham Sutton with Ulph, Hickling, Gedingham, Gresham
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Bennett, Edgar B., 1842-
texts
eye 39,515
favorite 7
comment 0
16
Topics: Bennett family (Edward Bennett, d. 1636), genealogy
The Library of Congress
by Nelson, William, 1847-1914, ed
texts
eye 38,779
favorite 29
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The early marriage laws of New Jersey, by W. Nelson.--Index to marriage bonds and records in the office of the secretary of state at Trenton.--Marriage records of the following churches and county clerks: Hackensack Reformed [Dutch] church. 1695-1800. Schraalenburgh Reformed [Dutch] church, 1724-1801. Paramus Reformded [Dutch] church, 1664-1801. Essex county, 1795-1801. Lyons Farms Baptist church, 1795-1800. Second River Reformed [Dutch] church, 1730-1774, 1794-1800. Christ church. New...
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- New Jersey, Marriage law -- New Jersey, Marriage customs and rites --...
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 38,103
favorite 21
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Christchurch,Va. Christ Church; National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Virginia
texts
eye 37,654
favorite 27
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
History San José
collection
441
ITEMS
37,417
VIEWS
collection
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History San José (HSJ) is Silicon Valley’s largest and most comprehensive historical organization. History San José preserves and enriches the cultural heritage of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events.. History San José operates three locations: History Park — a historical and cultural campus featuring 19 partner organizations who each tell their own history in their own words; the Peralta Adobe-Fallon House...
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Columbia University Libraries
texts
eye 37,204
favorite 36
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-444)
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Topics: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania, Society of Friends -- Ireland, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
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by Rumple, Jethro; Daughters of the American Revolution. Elizabeth Maxwell Steele Chapter (Salisbury, N.C.)
texts
eye 37,097
favorite 31
comment 0
Originally published by J.J. Bruner, Salisbury, N.C., 1881
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 36,731
favorite 8
comment 0
16
Topics: Harris family (John Harris, 1717-1778), Harris family (Thomas Harris, 1732-1790), genealogy
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Topics: Names, Personal -- French-Canadian, French-Canadians, Names, Personal -- Québec (Province), Names,...
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Ruston-Harrison, C. W., joint ed
texts
eye 35,581
favorite 10
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Cumberland, Cumberland (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 35,007
favorite 49
comment 0
No more published
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed
texts
eye 34,685
favorite 3
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty copies printed."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
New York Public Library
by Boucher, John Newton, 1854-1933; Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
texts
eye 34,678
favorite 25
comment 0
Topics: Westmoreland County (Pa.) -- History, Westmoreland County (Pa.) -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Ruvigny and Raineval, Melville Amadeus Henry Douglas Heddle de La Caillemotte de Massue de Ruvigny, 9th marquis of, 1868-1921
texts
eye 34,537
favorite 40
comment 2
This edition is limited to five hundred and twenty copies
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Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 33,696
favorite 10
comment 0
16
Topics: Todd family, genealogy
Family Genealogy
by Carhart, Lucy Ann Morris, 1824-; Nelson, Charles Alexander, 1839-1933 ed
texts
eye 32,570
favorite 5
comment 0
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Topics: Morris family, genealogy
Orange County Archives
collection
367
ITEMS
32,489
VIEWS
collection
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The Orange County Archives serves as the main repository for historic property documents, vital records and other materials from county government. The Archives is open daily to offer assistance to local historians, property researchers, genealogists and students. The Archives is also home to a vast collection of historic photos and archival materials from affiliated government agencies, as well as the Knott’s Berry Farm Collection, the federal court record of the county’s 1994 bankruptcy,...
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Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 32,448
favorite 7
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Somerset, Somerset (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Sadler, John
texts
eye 31,974
favorite 3
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty printed."
Topics: Church records and registers, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 31,874
favorite 9
comment 0
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Topics: Indiana County (Pa.) -- History, Indiana County (Pa.) -- Biography, genealogy
collection
eye 31,842
At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research. Archival holdings amount to nearly 6,000 separate collections...
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Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews
texts
eye 31,720
favorite 8
comment 0
Vol. 1, without series title, and with imprint "Issued to the subscribers by the editor", was originally issued as a supplement in the Gloucestershire notes and queries, v. 6-7
Topic: genealogy
collection
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The Model Colony History Room was established in the Ontario City Library in 1970. The room contains non-circulating materials concerning the social, economic and governmental history of Ontario and the western region of San Bernardino County. Materials available in the Model Colony History Room include: manuscripts, photographs, documents, maps, local school yearbooks, news clippings, Ontario city directories, and phone books. Many of these materials date back to 1882 when George Chaffey and...
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Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Gaskoin, C. J. B. (Charles Jacinth Bellairs), joint ed; Young, Evelyn, joint ed
texts
eye 31,512
favorite 3
comment 0
An edition of 150 copies printed
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Topic: Devon (England) -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, joint ed; Hartop, Henry, joint ed; Randall, Thomas, joint ed; Elliott, E. K., joint ed
texts
eye 31,299
favorite 3
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty printed."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 31,121
favorite 8
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty only printed. " v. 1-13 signed: W. P. W. Ph. v. 1-2, no. 85
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
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Topics: Gray family, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed
texts
eye 30,983
favorite 9
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Derbyshire, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Holley, G.H
texts
eye 30,965
favorite 7
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Includes Stokesby with Herringby, Holme by the Sea, Holme Hale, Runham, Woodton, Cringleford, Thrigby, Fring, Ditchingham, Mautby, Topcroft, Thwaite St. Mary, West Newton, Castleacre (additional)
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 30,823
favorite 5
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Somerset, Somerset (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
BYU Campus Publications
by Brigham Young University; Brigham Young University; Associated Students of Brigham Young University
texts
eye 30,730
favorite 1
comment 0
Issue for 1920 called 10th ed. (v. 10 on spine); issues for 1924-1983 called v. 11-69, although numbering does not appear on some v
Topics: Brigham Young University, genealogy
Northeastern University Library
by William, of Malmesbury, ca. 1090-1143; Sharpe, John, 1769-1859; Giles, J. A. (John Allen), 1808-1884
texts
eye 30,690
favorite 9
comment 0
Topics: Great Britain -- History Norman period, 1066-1154, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Sarchet, Cyrus P. B. (Cyrus Parkinson Beatty), 1828-1913. cn
texts
eye 30,501
favorite 14
comment 0
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Topics: Guernsey County (Ohio) -- History, Guernsey County (Ohio) -- Biography, genealogy
Seventy-five copies only of this work printed
Topics: Marriage records, genealogy
New York Public Library
texts
eye 30,062
favorite 14
comment 0
Topics: Randolph County (W. Va.) -- History, Randolph County (W. Va.) -- Genealogy
American Libraries
by Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894; Power, S. A. (Sarah A.), b. 1824
texts
eye 30,035
favorite 9
comment 0
Topics: Sangamon County (Ill.) -- History, Sangamon County (Ill.) -- Biography, Illinois -- Genealogy
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Topics: Great Britain -- Genealogy, Ireland -- Genealogy, Great Britain -- Gentry, Great Britain --...
Topics: German Americans -- Biography, German Americans -- Genealogy, German Americans -- History, Germans...
Allen County Public Library
by Jordan, John Woolf, 1840-1921, ed; Jordan, Wilfred, b. 1884, ed
texts
eye 29,592
favorite 31
comment 0
Vols. 4- called "New Series."
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Andrews, S., ed; Stooks, C. D. (Charles Drummond), ed; Chitty, Herbert, 1863-1949 ed; Williams, J. F. (John Foster), ed; Everitt, A. T., ed; Oglander, J. H., ed; Colchester, W. E. (Walter Edmund), ed
texts
eye 29,500
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150 copies printed
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed
texts
eye 29,369
favorite 5
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Derbyshire, genealogy
California Digital Library
by Faust, Albert Bernhardt, 1870-1951; Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus, b. 1862
texts
eye 29,297
favorite 9
comment 0
Vol. 1
Topics: Swiss -- United States, United States -- Genealogy
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Topics: Howard family, genealogy
BYU Campus Publications
by Brigham Young University; Brigham Young University; Associated Students of Brigham Young University
texts
eye 29,066
favorite 0
comment 0
Issue for 1920 called 10th ed. (v. 10 on spine); issues for 1924-1983 called v. 11-69, although numbering does not appear on some v
Topics: Brigham Young University, genealogy
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Topic: genealogy