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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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North Carolina Directories
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925
ITEMS
2.7M
VIEWS
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A collection of North Carolina City Directories from various contributing institutions. Visit the North Carolina Directories page at Digital NC: http://digitalnc.org/collections/north-carolina-city-directories
California Digital Library
texts
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Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
NYARC - New York Art Resources Consortium
collection
4,869
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
collection
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The New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) consists of the research libraries of three leading art museums in New York City: The Brooklyn Museum, The Frick Collection, and The Museum of Modern Art. With funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, NYARC was formed in 2006 to facilitate collaboration that results in enhanced resources to research communities. NYARC provides a framework to advance a series of programmatic services, with a potential for transforming the environments in which...
Topic: art
School of Theology Boston University
collection
453
ITEMS
801,775
VIEWS
collection
eye 801,775
This is the collection page for the School of Theology, Boston University
California Revealed
collection
52,223
ITEMS
738,267
VIEWS
by California Revealed
collection
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California Revealed is a State Library initiative to help California’s public libraries, in partnership with other local heritage groups, digitize, preserve, and provide online access to archival materials - books, newspapers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and more - that tell the incredible stories of the Golden State. We also provide free access and preservation services for existing digital collections, including technical advice and guidance, for partner organizations with in-house...
Military Industrial Powerpoint Complex
collection
1,272
ITEMS
682,749
VIEWS
by United States Military
collection
eye 682,749
This collection was a special project originally done as part of the Internet Archive's 20th Anniversary celebration on October 26, 2016 highlighting IA's web archive. The collection consists of all the Powerpoint files (57,489) from the .mil web domain that were crawled from the public web (with no special login or credentials) by the Internet Archive and partners from 1996-2017. The original release in October 2016 featured 48,110 Powerpoint files. Another 9,379 unique new Powerpoint files,...
Topics: military, industry, powerpoint, complex
The Getty Alchemy Collection
collection
212
ITEMS
530,495
VIEWS
collection
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Materials from the Research Library, Getty Research Institute located in Los Angeles, CA. The Getty Alchemy Collection includes books from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries dealing with the art and science of alchemy. Its core is formed by the Manly Palmer Hall collection, acquired in 1995 from the estate of the Los Angeles theosophist, who founded the Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz. Originally acquired for its contribution to the history of visual symbolism, alchemy is now...
Topic: Books
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
texts
eye 503,344
favorite 259
comment 8
Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
UMass Lowell Libraries
collection
93
ITEMS
468,586
VIEWS
collection
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The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Center for Lowell History was established in 1971 to assure the safekeeping, preservation, and availability for study and research of materials in unique subject areas, particularly those related to the Greater Lowell Area and the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Located downtown in the Patrick J. Mogan Cultural Center, the Center is committed to the design and implementation of historical, educational, and cultural programs that link the University...
American Libraries
by Joseph Thomas Thompson
texts
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=MBIYAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
SigEpJournals
collection
456
ITEMS
355,874
VIEWS
by Sigma Phi Epsilon
collection
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This is a collection of the Journal of Sigma Phi Epsilon, published continuously since 1904. The Journal chronicles alumni and undergraduate achievements and highlights the Fraternityâs initiatives. Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded at Richmond College, now the University of Richmond, on November 1, 1901, on the Cardinal Principles: Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love. Today, the Fraternity has grown to more than 280,000 lifetime members, including over 14,000 undergraduates on 241 campuses in...
Topics: sigma phi epsilon, sigep, fraternity
California Digital Library
by Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727; Chittenden, N. W. Life of Sir Isaac Newton; Adee, Daniel, ca. 1819-1892. (1846) bkp CU-BANC; Motte, Andrew, d. 1730; Hill, Theodore Preston. Early American mathematics books. CU-BANC
texts
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Topics: Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727, Mechanics -- Early works to 1800, Celestial mechanics -- Early works...
The University of Wisconsin-Stout Archives
collection
448
ITEMS
337,006
VIEWS
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The University of Wisconsin-Stout Archives collects and preserves the records of the University of Wisconsin-Stout and its predecessors. It also serves as an Area Research Center for Dunn, Barron, and Pepin Counties in Wisconsin.
Topics: University of Wisconsin--Stout--Alumni and alumnae--Periodicals, University of...
Prelinger Library
by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 318,843
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
Topics: English language -- Polyglot, Bengali language -- Dictionaries Polyglot, Hindustani language --...
Des Moines Public Library Yearbook Collection
collection
547
ITEMS
292,274
VIEWS
collection
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Des Moines Public Library yearbooks
Topics: Des Moines Public Library, yearbooks
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: men, qism, kam, karne, par, aur, liye, kisi, people, jis, kisi qadr, jis men, public domain, mulk...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=POQQAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Calcutta School-Book Society
texts
eye 277,344
favorite 3
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: English language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=4Ew_AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Calcutta School Book Society
texts
eye 273,284
favorite 5
comment 0
Topic: English language -- Dictionaries Urdu
California Digital Library
texts
eye 271,521
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Topics: Hindustani language, English language
Has commercial, personal car and motorcycle license numbers, dealers, liverymen, and owners and town of residence.; Frequency: Annual; Other title: List of registered motor vehicles, with motor vehicle law, rules of the road, list of automobiles showing taxable horse-power ratings of pleasure and commercial cars, also table of fees (Hartford, Conn. : 1914); Other title: At head of title: State of Connecticut; Other author: Connecticut. Secretary of the State. Motor Vehicle Dept; Note:...
Topics: Automobiles -- Connecticut -- Registers, Automobiles -- Law and legislation -- Connecticut,...
California Digital Library
texts
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comment 3
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Topic: English language -- Synonyms and antonyms
American Libraries
by Haydn, Joseph, 1786 or 7-1856; Payne, James Bertrand, 1833-1898, [from old catalog] ed; Vincent, Benjamin, 1818-1899, [from old catalog] joint ed
texts
eye 235,163
favorite 0
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Biography
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=3gxkEOZsVrwC&oe=UTF-8
Has car and motorcycle license numbers, manufacturers, dealers, liverymen and owners and town of residence.; Frequency: Irregular; Other author: Connecticut. Secretary of the State; Connecticut. Secretary of the State. Motor Vehicle Dept; Note: "Secretary's Department."; Issued by: Connecticut. Secretary of the State, 1912 by: Connecticut. Secretary of the State. Motor Vehicle Dept., 1913; Continues: Connecticut. Laws concerning motor vehicles and list of automobiles showing taxable...
Topics: Automobiles -- Connecticut -- Registers, Automobiles -- Law and legislation -- Connecticut,...
California Digital Library
texts
eye 223,614
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comment 1
Photocopy
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Topics: Tagalog language -- Dictionaries English, English language -- Dictionaries Tagalog
American Libraries
by Ill. World's Columbian Exposition Chicago
texts
eye 217,865
favorite 0
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=YGUEAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Tobias Zacharias
texts
eye 215,510
favorite 11
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: English language -- Dictionaries Malayalam
Cornell University Library
by Temple, Richard Carnac, Sir, 1850-1931
texts
eye 213,378
favorite 5
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Folk poetry, Panjabi, Folk poetry, Panjabi
Cornell University Library
by Temple, Richard Carnac, Sir, 1850-1931
texts
eye 208,220
favorite 4
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Folk poetry, Panjabi, Folk poetry, Panjabi
California Digital Library
by Weber, Max, 1864-1920; Gerth, Hans Heinrich, 1908-; Mills, C. Wright (Charles Wright), 1916-1962
texts
eye 205,566
favorite 70
comment 1
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 445-467)
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Social sciences
fayettevillestate
collection
135
ITEMS
199,106
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of yearbooks from Fayetteville State University.
Topic: yearbooks
Elizabeth City State University
collection
90
ITEMS
194,092
VIEWS
collection
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This is the collection page for the G.R. Little Library, Elizabeth City State University.
The Frick Art Reference Library
collection
4,256
ITEMS
183,589
VIEWS
collection
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The Frick Art Reference Library's book and photograph collections relate mainly to paintings, drawings, sculpture, and prints from the fourth to the mid-twentieth centuries by European and American artists. Known internationally for its rich holdings of auction and exhibition catalogs, the Library is a leading site for collecting and provenance research. Archival materials and special collections augment the research collections with documents pertaining to the history of collecting art and of...
Topic: art
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956
texts
eye 182,109
favorite 27
comment 1
Includes bibliographies
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Topics: Bacteriology, Bacteria -- classification, Bacteriology
California Digital Library
by Gundert, Hermann, 1814-1893
texts
eye 181,084
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comment 2
Pt.1. The vowels
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Topic: Malayalam language -- English
American Libraries
texts
eye 173,616
favorite 5
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Tagalog language, English language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Ui3i5gyRpgEC&oe=UTF-8
Prelinger Library
by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 166,800
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
collection
eye 162,093
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...
Topic: californiarevealed
The Library of Congress
by Lockwood, Ingersoll, 1841-
texts
eye 155,686
favorite 89
comment 8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
The Library of Congress
by Percival, P
texts
eye 154,784
favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Telugu language, English language
Prelinger Library
texts
eye 154,744
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Military science -- Film catalogs, Audio-visual materials -- Catalogs
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Larsen, Nella
texts
eye 150,496
favorite 21
comment 0
American Libraries
by Scheible, J. (Johann); Ennemoser, Joseph, 1787-1854. Geschichte der Magie. English; Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
texts
eye 148,700
favorite 19
comment 2
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Magic, Jewish, Incantations, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=F4Y6AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Sankaranarayana, Paluri
texts
eye 145,180
favorite 9
comment 1
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: English language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=hDgYAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Bradley University Library
collection
222
ITEMS
143,124
VIEWS
collection
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BRADLEY UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Bradley University is an independent, privately endowed, coeducational institution founded in 1897 as Bradley Polytechnic Institute by Lydia Moss Bradley as a memorial to her husband Tobias. Today, with an enrollment of over 6,000, Bradley offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate degrees in over 30 academic areas, including a doctor of physical therapy degree. Although the Bradley University Library primarily serves the needs of the University'...
American Libraries
texts
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=iXgSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cornell University Library
by United States. Hydrographic Office
texts
eye 135,890
favorite 16
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Signals and signaling, Merchant marine
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Forney, Darrell
movies
eye 128,699
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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:...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
California Digital Library
texts
eye 123,008
favorite 2
comment 0
Cornell University Library
by Great Britain. Board of Trade; United States. Hydrographic Office
texts
eye 118,006
favorite 7
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Signals and signaling, Merchant marine
American Libraries
texts
eye 115,972
favorite 4
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=1H3DE5kNhXkC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Haydn, Joseph, 1786 or 7-1856; Payne, James Bertrand, 1833-1898, [from old catalog] ed; Vincent, Benjamin, 1818-1899, [from old catalog] joint ed
texts
eye 115,896
favorite 1
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Biography
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=zvkDAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Boston Public Library
texts
eye 112,655
favorite 25
comment 3
OCLC number: ocm07397140
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Yoruba (African people)
Government Documents
texts
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comment 1
"TM 30-900"--cover
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Spanish language, English language, Spanish language
Rock Valley College
collection
48
ITEMS
107,313
VIEWS
collection
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The Rock Valley College Publications offer a look at the history and students of RVC. The collection includes all published RVC Yearbooks (1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, and 1973). The Loft and Voices are student publications of creative writing and art. The Rock Valley Family History Collection contains the family histories of students in the History 143 class compiled in 1981. Rock Valley College Library
California Digital Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
texts
eye 104,437
favorite 230
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Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
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
New York Public Library
by Lutz, Edwin George, b. 1868
texts
eye 102,617
favorite 383
comment 5
NY3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: Drawing -- Study and teaching
Amherst College Library
collection
210
ITEMS
101,839
VIEWS
collection
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In keeping with the College’s motto, “Terras Irradient,” the Amherst College Library is dedicated to the advancement, preservation, and distribution of knowledge. The Library’s contributions to the Internet Archive are drawn from the Archives & Special Collections, which houses Amherst College's rare books, literary manuscripts, recorded information of unique value, and materials that document the College and its history. Currently, our contributions will focus on the Amherst...
California Digital Library
by Rose-Innes, Arthur
texts
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pt. 1. Graduated exercises in conversational Japanese.--pt. 2. Elementary grammar of the Japanese spoken language.--pt. 3. Vocabulary of common Japanese words with numerous examples & notes.--pt. 4. The Japanese text of Part 1 in large Japanese characters with kana alongside
Topics: Japanese language -- Composition and exercises, Japanese language -- Grammar, Japanese language
American Libraries
by Arthur Cornwallis Madan
texts
eye 101,429
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=IWs4AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Prelinger Library
by United States. Dept. of the Army. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 100,677
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: United States. Army, Military art and science
Connecticut State Library
texts
eye 99,983
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Has passenger, commercial, and public service car and motorcycle and side car license number, make & model, owner and address. Includes dealers, manufacturers and car transfers, report on the Motor Vehicle Dept. and State Highway Dept., illustrations of proper behavior at turns and intersections, use of signals and headlights.; Frequency: Monthly, -; Former frequency: Bimonthly , 1916- ; Quarterly, 1915-; Other title: Connecticut automobile register; Continues: List of registered motor...
Topics: Automobiles -- Connecticut -- Registers, Automobiles -- Law and legislation -- Connecticut,...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Optic Nerve
movies
eye 99,711
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Description : A documentary on independent truckers. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights: Rights are owned by Ideas in Motion. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: Truck drivers--United States, Optic Nerve, californialightandsound
California Digital Library
texts
eye 96,576
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comment 0
Topic: Kannada language -- Dictionaries English
California Digital Library
by Weber, Max, 1864-1920
texts
eye 94,844
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comment 0
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 185-284)
Topics: Religion and sociology, Christian ethics, Capitalism, Economics -- Religious aspects Christianity,...
American Libraries
by Gray, Henry, 1825-1861; Lewis, Warren Harmon, 1870-
texts
eye 94,028
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topic: Human anatomy
The Collected Works of C. G. Jung
texts
eye 92,817
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comment 1
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Subtitle varies slightly
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Topics: United States. Navy, United States. Marine Corps, United States. Naval Reserve Force, United...
Source: bplgovdocs
Media History Digital Library
texts
eye 92,359
favorite 2
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Focus problems in original microfilm.
Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, Vaudeville, Theatre
Source: Microfilm
American Libraries
by Manwaring, Alfred, comp. and tr
texts
eye 91,225
favorite 8
comment 2
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Proverbs, Marathi
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=dzlXAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Sankey, Ira David, 1840-1908
texts
eye 91,149
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Includes index
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Hymns, English, Revival hymns
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Shorthand -- Pitman
The Great School of Natural Science (GSNS)
collection
125
ITEMS
89,587
VIEWS
collection
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Private collection of the works of the Great School of Natural Science (GSNS), a philosophical and educational organization that teaches a philosophy of personal responsibility and brotherly love. The GSNS is thought by some to be not dissimilar to some Masonic and Theosophical teachings.
California Digital Library
by Clough, Benjamin
texts
eye 87,170
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sinhalese language -- Dictionaries English, English language -- Dictionaries Sinhalese