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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
14,542
ITEMS
11.6M
VIEWS
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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
13,527
ITEMS
3.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3.3M
A collection for internal support at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Topic: drama
North Carolina Directories
collection
925
ITEMS
2.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 2.5M
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
619,693
VIEWS
collection
eye 619,693
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
235,080
VIEWS
collection
eye 235,080
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
211,638
VIEWS
collection
eye 211,638
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
205,571
VIEWS
collection
eye 205,571
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
189,435
VIEWS
collection
eye 189,435
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
184,048
VIEWS
collection
eye 184,048
A collection of yearbooks from Fayetteville State University.
Topic: yearbooks
Chowan University Yearbooks
collection
183
ITEMS
161,033
VIEWS
collection
eye 161,033
A collection of yearbooks from Chowan University.
Topics: college, yearbooks, Murfreesboro
Salem College
collection
222
ITEMS
160,910
VIEWS
collection
eye 160,910
A collection of yearbooks from Salem College
Johnson C. Smith University Yearbooks
collection
153
ITEMS
154,673
VIEWS
collection
eye 154,673
A collection of yearbooks from Johnson C. Smith University
Topics: yearbooks, Johnson C. Smith University
Brevard College
collection
204
ITEMS
148,279
VIEWS
collection
eye 148,279
A collection of yearbooks from Brevard College.
Topic: yearbooks
Wingate University
collection
143
ITEMS
123,768
VIEWS
collection
eye 123,768
A collection of materials from Wingate University.
Gardner-Webb University
collection
89
ITEMS
102,386
VIEWS
collection
eye 102,386
A collection of yearbooks from Gardner-Webb University
collection
eye 99,884
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.
Popular Government
collection
472
ITEMS
86,897
VIEWS
collection
eye 86,897
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
84,537
VIEWS
collection
eye 84,537
A collection of yearbooks from Belmont Abbey College.
Topic: yearbooks
UNC-Chapel Hill Cuban Historical Collection
collection
156
ITEMS
84,202
VIEWS
collection
eye 84,202
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.
UNC-Chapel Hill Mexican Historical Collection
collection
91
ITEMS
78,291
VIEWS
collection
eye 78,291
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.
Farmville Public Library
collection
23
ITEMS
78,117
VIEWS
collection
eye 78,117
A collection of materials from Farmville Public Library.
College of the Albemarle yearbooks
collection
137
ITEMS
48,574
VIEWS
collection
eye 48,574
A collection of yearbooks from College of the Albemarle.
Johnston County Heritage Center
collection
203
ITEMS
47,385
VIEWS
collection
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johnstoncountyheritagecenter
Sisters of Mercy
collection
51
ITEMS
46,917
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of yearbooks from Sacred Heart College.
Topic: yearbooks
UNC-Chapel Hill Chilean Historical Collection
collection
70
ITEMS
46,518
VIEWS
collection
eye 46,518
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.
McDowell County Public Library
collection
99
ITEMS
31,976
VIEWS
collection
eye 31,976
A collection of materials from McDowell County Public Library .
Yadkin County Public Library
collection
62
ITEMS
30,757
VIEWS
collection
eye 30,757
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Yadkin County Public Library.
Cabarrus County Public Library
collection
92
ITEMS
25,370
VIEWS
collection
eye 25,370
A collection of materials contributed by Cabarrus County Public Library.
Duke University Medical Center Archives
collection
4
ITEMS
23,626
VIEWS
collection
eye 23,626
A collection of materials from Duke University Medical Center Archives.
Edgecombe County Memorial Library
collection
66
ITEMS
20,541
VIEWS
collection
eye 20,541
A collection of materials from Edgecombe County Memorial Library.
Cabarrus College
collection
52
ITEMS
20,193
VIEWS
collection
eye 20,193
A collection of materials from Cabarrus College.
Livingstone College
collection
60
ITEMS
18,265
VIEWS
collection
eye 18,265
A collection of materials from Livingstone College in N.C.
Stanly County Museum
collection
67
ITEMS
17,480
VIEWS
collection
eye 17,480
A collection of materials from Stanly County Museum.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
collection
27
ITEMS
16,759
VIEWS
collection
eye 16,759
A collection of materials from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.
Lexington Library
collection
65
ITEMS
15,117
VIEWS
collection
eye 15,117
A collection of materials from Lexington Library in Davidson County, North Carolina.
Cleveland Community College
collection
45
ITEMS
14,946
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of yearbooks from Cleveland Community College.
Caldwell Heritage Museum
collection
57
ITEMS
13,729
VIEWS
collection
eye 13,729
A collection of materials from the Caldwell Heritage Museum in Lenoir, N.C.
Mauney Memorial Library
collection
26
ITEMS
12,616
VIEWS
collection
eye 12,616
A collection of books from the Mauney Memorial Library in Kings Mountain, N.C.
King Public Library Collection
collection
18
ITEMS
12,418
VIEWS
collection
eye 12,418
A collection of materials from King Public Library in Stokes County, N.C.
High Point Museum
collection
37
ITEMS
10,829
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of digitized materials from the High Point Museum.
The André Savine Digital Collection
collection
906
ITEMS
10,383
VIEWS
collection
eye 10,383
Books contributed by the André Savine Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Benson Museum of Local History
collection
43
ITEMS
10,031
VIEWS
collection
eye 10,031
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
Wilkes Community College
collection
26
ITEMS
9,936
VIEWS
collection
eye 9,936
A collection of materials contributed by Wilkes Community College, digitized by the Internet Archive partnership with the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
Harnett County Public Library
collection
19
ITEMS
9,734
VIEWS
collection
eye 9,734
A collection of materials from Harnett County Public Library.
collection
eye 8,079
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
7,363
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,363
A collection of digitized materials contributed by Robeson Community College in Lumberton, North Carolina.
surrycommunitycollegeyearbooks
collection
88
ITEMS
7,211
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,211
Gaston County Public Library
collection
33
ITEMS
6,680
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,680
A collection of materials contributed by Gaston County Public Library.
Wake County Public Library
collection
5
ITEMS
6,570
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,570
A collection of materials from Wake County Public Libraries.
collection
eye 6,561
A collection of materials from the Granite Falls Transportation and History Museum in Granite Falls, N.C.
Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library
collection
24
ITEMS
6,559
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,559
Yearbooks from the Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Clayton, NC.
Chatham County Public Library
collection
45
ITEMS
6,251
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,251
A collection of materials from Chatham County Public Library.
Danbury Public Library
collection
18
ITEMS
6,250
VIEWS
collection
eye 6,250
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Danbury Public Library.
Rex Healthcare Library
collection
44
ITEMS
5,971
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,971
A collection of digitized materials from Rex Healthcare Library
Burke County Public Library
collection
82
ITEMS
5,844
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,844
A collection of materials contributed by Burke County Public Library, http://www.bcpls.org/.
collection
eye 5,615
A collection from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Old Jamestown School Association
collection
19
ITEMS
5,437
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,437
A collection of digitized materials contributed by Old Jamestown School Association.
collection
eye 5,285
A collection from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.
Robeson County Public Library
collection
14
ITEMS
5,262
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,262
A collection of materials from Robeson County Library.
Richmond County Public Library
collection
15
ITEMS
5,231
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,231
A collection of materials from Richmond County Public Library in Rockingham, N.C.
Wendell Historical Society
collection
32
ITEMS
4,493
VIEWS
collection
eye 4,493
A collection of materials from the Wendell Historical Society.
Rowan County Public Library
collection
114
ITEMS
3,814
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,814
A collection of materials from Rowan County Public Library in North Carolina.
Elkin Public Library
collection
6
ITEMS
3,606
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,606
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Elkin Public Library.
Alleghany County Public Library
collection
3
ITEMS
3,420
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,420
A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Alleghany County Public Library.
collection
eye 3,337
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...
NC Live
collection
143
ITEMS
3,222
VIEWS
collection
eye 3,222
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.
Cape Fear Community College
collection
69
ITEMS
2,966
VIEWS
collection
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A collection from Cape Fear Community College.
NC Live Donation
collection
917
ITEMS
2,825
VIEWS
collection
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Books donated by NC Live
Topic: donated books
Highlands Historical Society
collection
6
ITEMS
2,674
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,674
A collection of materials from the Highlands Historical Society.
Grady-Outlaw Memorial Library
collection
15
ITEMS
2,673
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,673
A collection of materials from Grady-Outlaw Memorial Library.
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
collection
14
ITEMS
2,536
VIEWS
collection
eye 2,536
A collection of materials contributed by Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.
collection
eye 2,366
C.M. Eppes High School Alumni Heritage Society, Inc.
uncsils
collection
1
ITEMS
2,282
VIEWS
by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
collection
eye 2,282
Collection of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thomasville Library
collection
11
ITEMS
1,934
VIEWS
collection
eye 1,934
A collection of materials from Thomasville Library in Thomasville, N.C.
North Davidson Library
collection
6
ITEMS
1,662
VIEWS
collection
eye 1,662
A collection of materials from North Davidson Library in Davidson County, North Carolina.