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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 Digital Heritage Center
collection
15,121
ITEMS
12.8M
VIEWS
collection
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The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. We work with North Carolina cultural heritage institutions to scan, describe, and publish historical materials online, which in turn increases access to and use of their collections. The items available here are only part of the online collection - see the complete collection at DigitalNC.org.
Topic: yearbooks
Spanish Drama
collection
14,921
ITEMS
3.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3.5M
A collection for internal support at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Topic: drama
North Carolina Directories
collection
925
ITEMS
2.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 2.7M
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
Juvenile Historical Collection
collection
1,120
ITEMS
687,425
VIEWS
collection
eye 687,425
The Juvenile Historical Collection is housed in the Information and Library Science Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The collection of historic children's books consists of materials mainly published between 1839 and 1920. The materials are available for library use only. The purpose of this special collection is to support further research in the history of children's literature as well as the curriculum for children's librarians at the School of Information and...
DocSouth
collection
606
ITEMS
259,214
VIEWS
collection
eye 259,214
The DocSouth collection at the Internet Archive includes works from the digital library   "Documenting the American South" , which offers a wealth of resources about Southern history, literature, and culture.  All books come from the University Library at the   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill .
UNC-Chapel Hill Venezuelan Historical Collection
collection
320
ITEMS
241,722
VIEWS
collection
eye 241,722
The collection represents materials on Venezuela, published between the early nineteenth-century through 1922. The majority of the collection focuses on history, literature, travel accounts, regional histories and biographies.
North Carolina Legislative Materials
collection
426
ITEMS
216,007
VIEWS
collection
eye 216,007
This collection includes reports and studies submitted to the North Carolina Legislature by a variety of entities including administrative agencies, governmental entities, committees, and commissions.
North Carolina Register
collection
344
ITEMS
207,456
VIEWS
collection
eye 207,456
The North Carolina Register is published twice a month and contains information relating to agency rulemaking, executive orders, contested case decisions and other notices required by or affecting Chapter 150B of the General Statutes. All proposed administrative rules and notices of public hearings filed under G.S. 150B-21.2 must be published in the Register.
fayettevillestate
collection
135
ITEMS
201,167
VIEWS
collection
eye 201,167
A collection of yearbooks from Fayetteville State University.
Topic: yearbooks
Salem College
collection
222
ITEMS
181,826
VIEWS
collection
eye 181,826
A collection of yearbooks from Salem College
Chowan University Yearbooks
collection
183
ITEMS
174,494
VIEWS
collection
eye 174,494
A collection of yearbooks from Chowan University.
Topics: college, yearbooks, Murfreesboro
Johnson C. Smith University Yearbooks
collection
153
ITEMS
169,406
VIEWS
collection
eye 169,406
A collection of yearbooks from Johnson C. Smith University
Topics: yearbooks, Johnson C. Smith University
Brevard College
collection
204
ITEMS
161,950
VIEWS
collection
eye 161,950
A collection of yearbooks from Brevard College.
Topic: yearbooks
Wingate University
collection
143
ITEMS
139,748
VIEWS
collection
eye 139,748
A collection of materials from Wingate University.
Gardner-Webb University
collection
89
ITEMS
114,001
VIEWS
collection
eye 114,001
A collection of yearbooks from Gardner-Webb University
UNC-Chapel Hill Argentinian Historical Collection
collection
91
ITEMS
113,925
VIEWS
collection
eye 113,925
The collection represents materials on Argentina, published between the early nineteenth-century through 1922. The majority of the collection focuses on history, li terature, travel accounts, regional histories and biographies.
UNC-Chapel Hill Cuban Historical Collection
collection
156
ITEMS
101,469
VIEWS
collection
eye 101,469
The collection represents materials on Cuba, published between the early nineteenth-century through 1922. The majority of the collection focuses on history, literature, travel accounts, regional histories and biographies.
Popular Government
collection
472
ITEMS
94,869
VIEWS
collection
eye 94,869
Popular Government was a periodical that focused on North Carolina state and local government. Articles addressed topics of current interest, always with the aim of making public issues accessible to a broad audience. Most issues contained a mix of topics ranging from education and the court system to privatization of government services and the growth of government resources on the Internet. When justified by the importance of a compelling public issue, the magazine focused all of its articles...
Belmont Abbey College
collection
53
ITEMS
92,710
VIEWS
collection
eye 92,710
A collection of yearbooks from Belmont Abbey College.
Topic: yearbooks
Farmville Public Library
collection
23
ITEMS
90,890
VIEWS
collection
eye 90,890
A collection of materials from Farmville Public Library.
UNC-Chapel Hill Mexican Historical Collection
collection
91
ITEMS
90,394
VIEWS
collection
eye 90,394
The collection represents materials on Mexico, published between the early nineteenth-century through 1922. The majority of the collection focuses on history, literature, travel accounts, regional histories and biographies.
Johnston County Heritage Center
collection
203
ITEMS
56,359
VIEWS
collection
eye 56,359
johnstoncountyheritagecenter
UNC-Chapel Hill Chilean Historical Collection
collection
70
ITEMS
53,576
VIEWS
collection
eye 53,576
The collection represents materials on Chile, published between the early nineteenth-century through 1922. The majority of the collection focuses on history, literature, travel accounts, regional histories and biographies.
College of the Albemarle yearbooks
collection
137
ITEMS
52,981
VIEWS
collection
eye 52,981
A collection of yearbooks from College of the Albemarle.
Sisters of Mercy
collection
51
ITEMS
50,755
VIEWS
collection
eye 50,755
A collection of yearbooks from Sacred Heart College.
Topic: yearbooks
McDowell County Public Library
collection
99
ITEMS
38,018
VIEWS
collection
eye 38,018
A collection of materials from McDowell County Public Library .
Yadkin County Public Library
collection
62
ITEMS
36,141
VIEWS
collection
eye 36,141
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Yadkin County Public Library.
Cabarrus County Public Library
collection
92
ITEMS
33,496
VIEWS
collection
eye 33,496
A collection of materials contributed by Cabarrus County Public Library.
Edgecombe County Memorial Library
collection
77
ITEMS
24,875
VIEWS
collection
eye 24,875
A collection of materials from Edgecombe County Memorial Library.
Duke University Medical Center Archives
collection
4
ITEMS
23,771
VIEWS
collection
eye 23,771
A collection of materials from Duke University Medical Center Archives.
Cabarrus College
collection
52
ITEMS
22,315
VIEWS
collection
eye 22,315
A collection of materials from Cabarrus College.
Livingstone College
collection
60
ITEMS
22,177
VIEWS
collection
eye 22,177
A collection of materials from Livingstone College in N.C.
Stanly County Museum
collection
67
ITEMS
22,000
VIEWS
collection
eye 22,000
A collection of materials from Stanly County Museum.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
collection
27
ITEMS
18,650
VIEWS
collection
eye 18,650
A collection of materials from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.
Lexington Library
collection
65
ITEMS
18,305
VIEWS
collection
eye 18,305
A collection of materials from Lexington Library in Davidson County, North Carolina.
Cleveland Community College
collection
45
ITEMS
16,729
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,729
A collection of yearbooks from Cleveland Community College.
Mauney Memorial Library
collection
29
ITEMS
16,589
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,589
A collection of books from the Mauney Memorial Library in Kings Mountain, N.C.
Caldwell Heritage Museum
collection
57
ITEMS
16,517
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,517
A collection of materials from the Caldwell Heritage Museum in Lenoir, N.C.
King Public Library Collection
collection
18
ITEMS
14,067
VIEWS
collection
eye 14,067
A collection of materials from King Public Library in Stokes County, N.C.
High Point Museum
collection
37
ITEMS
13,000
VIEWS
collection
eye 13,000
A collection of digitized materials from the High Point Museum.
Wilkes Community College
collection
26
ITEMS
11,904
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,904
A collection of materials contributed by Wilkes Community College, digitized by the Internet Archive partnership with the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
Benson Museum of Local History
collection
43
ITEMS
11,902
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,902
A collection of materials from the Benson Museum of Local History in North Carolina. | PO Box 69, 303 East Church Street, Benson, NC 27504 | http://www.townofbenson.com/museum.html
Harnett County Public Library
collection
19
ITEMS
11,237
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,237
A collection of materials from Harnett County Public Library.
surrycommunitycollegeyearbooks
collection
104
ITEMS
10,638
VIEWS
collection
eye 10,638
The André Savine Digital Collection
collection
1,022
ITEMS
10,603
VIEWS
collection
eye 10,603
Books contributed by the André Savine Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Gaston County Public Library
collection
33
ITEMS
9,184
VIEWS
collection
eye 9,184
A collection of materials contributed by Gaston County Public Library.
collection
eye 9,066
The collection represents materials on Uruguay, published between the early nineteenth-century through 1922. The majority of the collection focuses on history, literature, travel accounts, regional histories and biographies.
Robeson Community College
collection
105
ITEMS
8,778
VIEWS
collection
eye 8,778
A collection of digitized materials contributed by Robeson Community College in Lumberton, North Carolina.
Burke County Public Library
collection
87
ITEMS
8,506
VIEWS
collection
eye 8,506
A collection of materials contributed by Burke County Public Library, http://www.bcpls.org/.
collection
eye 7,946
A collection of materials from the Granite Falls Transportation and History Museum in Granite Falls, N.C.
Chatham County Public Library
collection
45
ITEMS
7,915
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,915
A collection of materials from Chatham County Public Library.
collection
eye 7,648
A collection from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library
collection
24
ITEMS
7,633
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,633
Yearbooks from the Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Clayton, NC.
collection
eye 7,624
A collection from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.
Wake County Public Library
collection
5
ITEMS
7,362
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,362
A collection of materials from Wake County Public Libraries.
Danbury Public Library
collection
18
ITEMS
7,174
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,174
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Danbury Public Library.
Rex Healthcare Library
collection
44
ITEMS
6,860
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,860
A collection of digitized materials from Rex Healthcare Library
Rowan County Public Library
collection
114
ITEMS
6,427
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,427
A collection of materials from Rowan County Public Library in North Carolina.
Old Jamestown School Association
collection
19
ITEMS
6,348
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,348
A collection of digitized materials contributed by Old Jamestown School Association.
Richmond County Public Library
collection
15
ITEMS
6,338
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,338
A collection of materials from Richmond County Public Library in Rockingham, N.C.
Robeson County Public Library
collection
14
ITEMS
6,098
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,098
A collection of materials from Robeson County Library.
Wendell Historical Society
collection
34
ITEMS
5,553
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,553
A collection of materials from the Wendell Historical Society.
collection
eye 5,314
The Sheldon Peck Collection on the History of Orthodontics and Dental Medicine is housed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The collection consists of more than 160 rare books documenting the history of orthodontics and dentistry. Many of the books in the collection were previously owned by two eminent orthodontist-bibliophiles: Bernhard W. Weinberger (1885-1960) of New York City and Samuel Fastlicht (1902-1983) of Mexico City. The collection also contains all editions...
Alleghany County Public Library
collection
3
ITEMS
4,268
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,268
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Alleghany County Public Library.
Cape Fear Community College
collection
69
ITEMS
4,244
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,244
A collection from Cape Fear Community College.
Elkin Public Library
collection
6
ITEMS
4,177
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,177
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Elkin Public Library.
NC Live
collection
143
ITEMS
4,031
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,031
This shared collection contains books contributed by North Carolina libraries. NC LIVE is North Carolina’s statewide online library service. Founded in 1997, NC LIVE serves nearly 200 public and academic libraries across North Carolina, and is dedicated to providing North Carolinians with online library and information resources that support education, enhance statewide economic development, and increase quality of life.
Grady-Outlaw Memorial Library
collection
15
ITEMS
3,295
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,295
A collection of materials from Grady-Outlaw Memorial Library.
Highlands Historical Society
collection
6
ITEMS
3,174
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,174
A collection of materials from the Highlands Historical Society.
Greensboro History Museum
collection
116
ITEMS
3,119
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,119
A collection of resources from the Greensboro History Museum.
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
collection
14
ITEMS
3,096
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,096
A collection of materials contributed by Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.
collection
eye 2,951
C.M. Eppes High School Alumni Heritage Society, Inc.
NC Live Donation
collection
917
ITEMS
2,827
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,827
Books donated by NC Live
Topic: donated books
uncsils
collection
1
ITEMS
2,630
VIEWS
by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
collection
eye 2,630
Collection of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thomasville Library
collection
11
ITEMS
2,296
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,296
A collection of materials from Thomasville Library in Thomasville, N.C.