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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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Military Industrial Powerpoint Complex
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1,272
ITEMS
656,137
VIEWS
2016 United States Military
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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
Carnerie Aircraft
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3
ITEMS
8,181
VIEWS
Oct 15, 1952
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eye 8,181
A private collection of aircraft manufacturing and related materials, from Patrick Carnerie
Topic: carnerie aircraft aerospace manufacturing
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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8
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4,009
VIEWS
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City is recognized nationally and internationally as one of America's finest art museums. The Nelson-Atkins serves the community by providing access and insight into its renowned collection of more than 33,500 art objects and is best known for its Asian art, European and American paintings, photography, modern sculpture, and new American Indian and Egyptian galleries. Housing a major art research library and the Ford Learning Center, the Museum is a key...
MGH School of Nursing Quarterly Record
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61
ITEMS
16,898
VIEWS
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MGH Quarterly Record
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This collection includes the minutes of the Massachusetts State Forest Commission (a state agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) from its inception in 1914 through 1919, when it was abolished, and succeeded by the Department of Conservation. The minutes record actions taken by the State Forest Commission.
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The  Lanterman House History Center and Archives  makes available documents and photographs pertaining to the development of La Canada and Flintridge, beginning with their independent identities as a part of unincorporated Los Angeles County, through their merger and transition to cityhood in 1976, and continuing into the present. Another large part of the collection pertains to the Lanterman family, the founders of La Canada Flintridge, including the two careers of Frank D....
the University of Florida's COE for USDA holdings
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3,650
ITEMS
643,551
VIEWS
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The Department of Agriculture was created by an act of Congress approved May 15, 1862. It was administered by the Commissioner of Agriculture until 1989 when the powers and duties of the agency were expanded. It was made the eighth exec utive department in the Federal Government and the Commissioner became the Secretary of Agriculture. As a Federal Depository Library and a land-grant University, the Government Documents Department at the University of Florida holds over 3,500 titles produced by...
Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv
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10
ITEMS
1,392
VIEWS
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Viestnik iziashchnykh iskustv was published by the Imperatorskaia Akademiia khudozhestv (Imperial Academy of Arts) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from 1883-1890.
Museum of Performance and Design
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145
ITEMS
16,380
VIEWS
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Located in San Francisco, the Museum of Performance + Design is the only independent, non-profit art organization in the United States devoted to the history of performing arts and theatrical design. Founded in 1947 by Russell Hartley, a dancer and designer with the San Francisco Ballet, the organization was long known as the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum (SFPALM) until it changed its name to Museum of Performance + Design in 2007. MP+D has served the arts community for...
Topic: californiarevealed
John Carter Brown Library - Peru Collection
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1,156
ITEMS
811,317
VIEWS
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The John Carter Brown Library has one of the five largest collections of early Peruviana in the world. It is not just the number of Peruvian imprints of the colonial, independence, and early national periods held by the John Carter Brown Library that is important, however, but the diversity of those materials and in a great many instances, their singularity - being only known copies. The subjects range from ecclesiastical matters, to government papers, to indigenous language studies, and...
Topic: Peru
The Muhlenberg Weekly
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135
ITEMS
71,072
VIEWS
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Muhlenberg’s student newspaper began as the  Muhlenberg Monthly,  a combination literary magazine and student paper, in 1883.  It continued as a monthly publication, changing title to  The Muhlenberg  in 1888.  In 1914 the publication became a weekly and the name changed once again, to  The Muhlenberg Weekly , the name it maintains today. Throughout its more than 130-year history, the  Weekly  has covered...
Payne History
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20
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2,052
VIEWS
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Payne History presents primary documents about the creation and development of Payne Theological Seminary, the oldest freestanding seminary in the world, founded by Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne and guided by 16 deans and presidents since 1894.
Liberty Public Library
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18
ITEMS
830
VIEWS
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A collection of material contributed by the Liberty Public Library in North Carolina.
Webmaster Magazine
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16
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87
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Webmaster magazine, published by International Data Group. www.mcgovern.org/webmaster
The Illinois Register
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740
ITEMS
213,161
VIEWS
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This collection contains items from the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Formed in 1900 with the merger of Chicago College of Law and Kent College of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent is an academic institution located in Chicago's West Loop devoted to training students for the practice of law. The College is a vibrant scholarly community that contributes to academic and public policy discourse on a wide range of legal issues. With more than 500,000 volumes, the Library at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of...
Yeshiva University Libraries
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222
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362,393
VIEWS
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Yeshiva University brings together the heritage of Western civilization and the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life. Founded in 1886, it is ranked among the nation’s leading academic research institutions, with undergraduate and graduate students at four New York City campuses. Collections and information services offered by the Library System support education and enhance research at the University and beyond. This collection features yearbooks from Yeshiva College for Men (Masmid) and...
Pfeiffer University
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59
ITEMS
63,888
VIEWS
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A collection of yearbooks from Pfeiffer University
Middleborough Public Library
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165
ITEMS
61,708
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Middleborough Public Library .
NYARC - New York Art Resources Consortium
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2,517
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
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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
Storefront Façade
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16
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233
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Since 1985 Storefront has occupied a unique ground-level space on Kenmare Street, a major downtown thoroughfare between New York City’s Chinatown/Little Italy/Soho neighborhoods. Storefront’s innovative program and its dynamic façade attract a highly diverse audience of over 40,000 annual visitors. Designed in 1993 by artist Vito Acconci and architect Steven Holl, The Façade Project resulted in a striking series of rotating panels that create a porous border between Storefront’s narrow...
John Carter Brown Library - Bolivia Collection
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10
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3,158
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Present-day Bolivia was known as Upper Peru during the colonial period. The country was named in honor of the great Liberator, Simon Bolívar, who wrote the original constitution in 1827. A press did not begin to function in Bolivia until the outbreak of the wars of independence, and its output consisted mainly of government proclamations and other official documents. The JCB holds ten works printed in Bolivia, from La Paz and Cuzco, and done between 1827 and 1838. These include a copy of the...
BYU Map Collections
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399
ITEMS
84,640
VIEWS
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This is a collection of maps, atlases, and gazetteers selected by university personnel and library patrons. The images cover multiple centuries, and initially originated from the Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections, and Map Collection. Additional materials may be included from other collections and university departments, as time progresses. Wherever possible, maps have been georeferenced using ESRI ArcMap software, and include a World File for use in a GIS. The...
American Watercolors
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131
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1,080
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Exhibition catalogues of the American Water Color Society, New York Water Color Club, Philadelphia Water Color Club, Pennsylvania Society of Miniature Painters, Boston Water Color Society, and Boston Water Color Club.
Topics: Exhibition catalogues, Watercolor painting, American, Watercolor painting, Art exhibitions
Helfand Collection
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18
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10,763
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Since 1967, William H. Helfand has donated more than a thousand posters, prints, and ephemera to the Philadelphia Museum of Art as well as a multitude of books documenting the medical arts, commercial illustration, and caricature art. Here on the Internet Archive, we present digitizations of a small selection from his contributions to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Library.
Grand Army of the Republic Museum
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17
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16,506
VIEWS
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Books contributed by the Grand Army of the Republic Museum .
Cambridge Public Library
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243
ITEMS
115,419
VIEWS
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This collection contains materials from the Cambridge Room, the Cambridge Public Library's Archives and Special Collections. For users hoping to search for a keyword or name within a particular directory or item from Cambridge Public Library, Please access the 'Read Online' format and use the internal search function. Another alternative is to download the PDF file and search within that document. Material for this collection provided by Cambridge Public Library .
Western Friend
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599
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24,451
VIEWS
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Founded in 1929 by independent liberal Friends (Quakers) throughout the western United States, Western Friend (previously Friends Bulletin) has published a newsletter or magazine continually since its founding. Volumes from 1929 through 2008 are contained in this Internet Archive collection. More recent volumes are published on the Western Friend website.
Cathedral City Historical Society
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0
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0
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Southwest Railway Library
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0
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0
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Millsaps College, Millsaps-Wilson Library
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387
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331,519
VIEWS
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Millsaps College is a private, liberal arts college located in Jackson, Mississippi, founded in 1890 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. This digital collection exhibits the history of the college through student and alumni publications and course catalogs. All material is from the collection of Millsaps-Wilson Library. These works reflect the time of their creation and as such provide historical and cultural information. They may contain content that is no longer representative of...
Regimental Histories
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380
ITEMS
284,049
VIEWS
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Regimental histories have value beyond their obvious uses in documenting American military history. Researchers often utilize them to unearth minute details about individuals who served in a regiment, or about social and cultural aspects of military life or war, details often not mentioned in an index. Thus the capability to perform a full text search of these materials would greatly facilitate their use.
Swarthmore College Library
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158
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172,440
VIEWS
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The first Swarthmore College annual was published in 1883 by the Eunomian Literary Society. Aptly named “The Eunomian,” the volume contained 112 pages of poetry, silly prose, lists of classes, teams, clubs, results of sporting events, statistics, and a history of the Class of 1883. It also included 28 additional pages of advertisements which contributed to a substantial profit the first year. The second attempt in putting out a yearbook was postponed until 1887, when The Halcyon was...
Franklin High School
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88
ITEMS
19,586
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Franklin High School .
Wartburg Trumpet
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2,023
ITEMS
24,802
VIEWS
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The Wartburg Trumpet is a student run newspaper providing news, sports, opinions, features and other information for the Wartburg College campus. The Trumpet began publication in October 1935 and continues to be published throughout the academic year.
Monterey County Free Libraries
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30
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506
VIEWS
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The Mission of Monterey County Free Libraries is to bring ideas, inspiration, information and enjoyment to our community. Monterey County Free Libraries (MCFL) was established by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors on August 6, 1912 under the authority of the County Library Law of 1911. Services to the public began in 1913 following the hire of Anne Hadden on September 2, 1913 as the first County Librarian of Monterey County.   MCFL operates seventeen branch libraries, two...
Suffield CT High School Yearbooks
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75
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7,672
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Suffield High School 1060 Sheldon St, West Suffield, CT 06093 Founded in 1939. The Suffield CT Library had the yearbooks digitized for those alumni that may have lost their high school yearbook, for your enjoyment and as part of its efforts to preserve Suffield's documents for future generations.
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The purpose of the Clatsop County Historical Society is to aid individuals to begin, develop and improve genealogical pursuits.
West Bridgewater Public Library
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121
ITEMS
112,603
VIEWS
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Books contributed by the West Bridgewater Public Library
Conservative Mennonite Conference
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45
ITEMS
7,768
VIEWS
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Anabaptist and Mennonite digital library materials
Cary Memorial Library
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1
ITEMS
696
VIEWS
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collection
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Material for this collection provided by Cary Memorial Library .
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Books contributed by Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School.
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Special Collections and Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available Cal Poly Pomona's rare books and archival collections. The collections center around themes relevant to the mission of the university and are available for use by all interested users including students, faculty, staff, and the general research community. Special Collections and University Archives actively acquires new materials on a regular basis in our subject...
Topic: californiarevealed
Loyola / Notre Dame Library
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1,671
ITEMS
57,913
VIEWS
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Loyola / Notre Dame Library was founded in 1968 to serve the academic populations of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The Archives & Special Collections contains over 2,500 linear feet of records reflecting the institutional histories of both universities and includes photographs, publications,, architectural drawings, ephemera, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and administrative records. In addition, the Archives & Special Collections contains a small but...
San Francisco Theological Seminary Archives
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12
ITEMS
654
VIEWS
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collection
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Moore County Historical Association
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24
ITEMS
303
VIEWS
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A collection of materials from the Moore County Historical Association in North Carolina.
The Trustees of Reservations
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212
ITEMS
24,717
VIEWS
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Books contributed by The Trustees of Reservations .
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This collection contains items from the NYU medical archives, a division of the NYU Health Sciences Library. The Archives preserves institutional records of the NYU Langone Medical Center and the NYU School of Medicine as well as papers of distinguished NYU faculty and alumni.
Campbell Museums
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2,326
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2,249
VIEWS
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The Campbell Museums preserve photos, objects, and archives related to the history of Campbell, CA and the surrounding Santa Clara County. The collection includes most issues of the Campbell (Interurban) Press from 1904-1985.
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Echo (student newspaper)
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70
ITEMS
180,287
VIEWS
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Mattapoisett Free Public Library
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1,572
ITEMS
175,058
VIEWS
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Material for this collection was provided by Mattapoisett Free Public Library .
US National Library of Medicine
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25,006
ITEMS
4.6M
VIEWS
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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), in Bethesda, Maryland, is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Since its founding in 1836, NLM has played a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. It is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of electronic information services that deliver trillions of bytes of data to millions of users every day. Scientists, health professionals, and the public in...
California State Railroad Museum Library
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426
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80,259
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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...
Topic: californiarevealed
Boston Symphony Orchestra Archives
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641
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501,356
VIEWS
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This collection features Boston Symphony Orchestra concert programs relating to BSO performances at Symphony Hall from 1881-2011, BSO trip performances from 1889-1975, and BSO Tanglewood performances from 1946-2010.
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Developed in the mid-1940s Surf Pines is the largest Planned Community on the Oregon Coast with well over 400 properties owned by permanent and part time owners.
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This collection includes student newspapers of Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana. To narrow down your search, select a specific year on the left-hand side under "Topics & Subjects."
Indianapolis City Directory Collection
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149
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347,463
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City directories contain a wealth of information for genealogists, researchers, and everyday history enthusiasts. These books tell the story of our past by inclu ding names and information about residents as well as businesses in Indianapolis through the years. Inside you'll find addresses and occupations of householders, complete business directories, and much more. The Indianapolis City Directory Collection is a collaborative project of IUPUI University Library and The Indianapolis Public...
De Ster
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1,783
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619,994
VIEWS
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International Dutch Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in June of 1896 in the Netherlands. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Dutch title: De Ster. Maandelijksch Tijdshrift van de Heiligen der laatste Dagen. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08440 General Conference Issues
Oak Lawn Independent
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92
ITEMS
54,901
VIEWS
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Material in this collection has been provided by the Oak Lawn Public Library Local History Unit.
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Realty Trust Review/Realty Stock Review was a semi-monthly (monthly from March 1970-June 1971) periodical created to provide company and industry analysis and investment advice to investors in shares of real estate investment trusts (REITs), a new asset class unfamiliar to stock market investors in the 1970s and 1980s. Published and copyrighted by Audit Investments, Inc. (previously Audit Investment Research, Inc. and Audit Publications, Inc.) a New Jersey corporation owned by Kenneth D....
Topics: Real Estate, Investing, REIT
Barnard College
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558
ITEMS
228,493
VIEWS
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Barnard College aims to provide the highest quality liberal arts education to promising and high-achieving young women, offering the unparalleled advantages of an outstanding residential college in partnership with a major research university. As a college for women, Barnard embraces its responsibility to address issues of gender in all of their complexity and urgency, and to help students achieve the personal strength that will enable them to meet the challenges they will encounter throughout...
Paul Pratt Memorial Library
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581
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229,806
VIEWS
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The Paul Pratt Memorial Library serves as a gateway to knowledge, a stimulant to creative imagination and a resource for the entire community. Its Digital Cohasset collection is aimed at preserving and promoting our history.
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This collection includes the student guidebooks (Puma Guides) of Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
Springfield City Library
collection
60
ITEMS
53,411
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Springfield City Library .
Lincoln College, McKinstry Library
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51
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33,912
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“ Lincoln College was established in 1865 to fill the need for an institution of higher learning in central Illinois.” Today, it has two campuses, one in Lincoln, Illinois, and one in Normal, Illinois. It supports Associate and Bachelor Degree programs, both for traditional and non-traditional students. Lincoln College’s mission is to “uniquely empower students to realize their full potential” (Lincoln College). The Lincoln College McKinstry Library , along with the Alumni Office and...
Payne Theological Seminary
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131
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43,338
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Payne Theological Seminary is one of the oldest Black seminaries primarily concerned with the training of men and women for the ministry. Payne Theological Seminary, founded by the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1894, is dedicated to the preparation of African American and other leaders for ministry in the traditions of liberation, reconciliation, social justice, and the dignity of all humankind. Its origin can be traced to the Ohio Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church,...
Pennsylvania County History Scrapbooks
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107
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9,660
VIEWS
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A 94 volume collection of Pennsylvania county histories in scrapbook format. Each scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the 1800's that describe historical events of the founding and growth of each county.
Milford Town Library
collection
163
ITEMS
18,227
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Milford Town Library .
Headlands Center for the Arts
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82
ITEMS
3,830
VIEWS
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Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the...
Topic: californiarevealed
BHLA
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178
ITEMS
413,049
VIEWS
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The Brethren Historical Library and Archives is the official repository for Church of the Brethren publications and records. Its purpose is to keep alive the Brethren faith heritage by collecting and preserving materials relating to the cultural, socio-economic, theological, genealogical, and institutional history of the Brethren.
Cahoon Museum of American Art
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1
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132
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Books contributed by Cahoon Museum of American Art.
Brethren Digital Archives
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971
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1.6M
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The Mission of the Brethren Digital Archives is to digitize some or all of the periodicals produced from the beginning of publication to the year 2000 by each of the Brethren bodies who trace their origin to the baptism near Schwarzenau, Germany in 1708.
Rush University
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812
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250,075
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The Rush University Medical Center Archives is a department of the Library of Rush University. It is the official archival agency of Rush University Medical Center and Rush University. The Rush Archives holds almost 3000 linear feet of material from these two institutions and their predecessor schools and hospitals going back to the founding of Rush Medical College in 1837, two days before the city of Chicago was incorporated. The Rush Archives also includes the personal papers of many...
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The San Joaquin County Historical Society preserves and interprets the county's history. The Historical Society provides educational experiences that showcase the county's traditions of ingenuity, innovation, and invention -- with emphasis on San Joaquin county's singular contributions in agriculture -- to promote community pride, continued learning, and an appreciation of regional history among county residents and visitors. The San Joaquin County Historical Society accomplishes its mission on...
State Transportation Library of Massachusetts
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103
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21,759
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Books contributed by the State Transportation Library of Massachusetts. .