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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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Springfield City Library
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60
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48,711
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Books contributed by Springfield City Library .
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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...
Fitchburg Public Library
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149
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69,800
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Books contributed by Fitchburg Public Library .
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The César E. Chávez Branch Library , formerly the Latin American Library Branch, was founded in 1966. It was one of the first public libraries in the United States to offer services and materials in Spanish, and was the first branch library exclusively dedicated to the Spanish-speaking community in the United States. The branch opened at its current site in the Fruitvale Transit Village in February 2004. The César E. Chávez Branch is fully bilingual offering information services and...
Monterey County Free Libraries
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30
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372
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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...
Whitko Community Digital Image Project
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42
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6,823
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The Whitko Community Digital Image Project consists of books and other items from the five townships comprising the Whitko area in northeastern Indiana. This district includes Cleveland and Richland Townships in Whitley County and Washington, Monroe, and Jackson Townships in Kosciusko County. Towns and villages in the community are Collamer, Kinsey, Larwill, Luther, Packerton, Pierceton, Sidney, South Whitley, and Wooster.
Lee University, William G. Squires Library
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237
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240,047
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Lee University is a Christian liberal arts institution of higher learning located in Cleveland, Tennessee. Founded as the Church of God Bible Training School in 1918, the school was renamed Lee College in 1947 and obtained university status in 1997. Lee offers more than 100 degrees programs, including undergraduate and graduate, to a student population from every U.S. state and more than 50 countries. This digital collection of materials is a sample of the Lee University-related resources...
Enfield Connecticut School Yearbooks
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188
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90,768
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The Enfield Historical Society Inc had these yearbooks scanned and digitized at their expense for your enjoyment and as part of its efforts to preserve our Enfield historical documents for future generations.   Our goal is to have free access online to all of Enfield's school yearbooks for everyone to view at archive.org. We hope to include all high school yearbooks, junior high school yearbooks and any other Enfield school yearbooks when books are available and money is available to...
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THE JACK, JOSEPH AND MORTON MANDEL CENTER  FOR ADVANCED HOLOCAUST STUDIES of the United  States Holocaust Memorial Museum promotes the growth of the field  of Holocaust studies, including the dissemination of scholarly output in  the field. It also strives to facilitate the training of future generations of  scholars specializing in the Holocaust. Under the guidance of the Academic Committee of the United States  Holocaust Memorial Council,...
Bloomfield Public Library Newspapers
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32
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13,253
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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50,387
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29.3M
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As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive from our Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection, including rare Spanish dramas, UNC Yearbooks, and North Carolina legislative materials. Other subject areas such as early North Carolina medical journals and North Carolina judicial materials are also represented. UNC's participation in the Open Content Alliance is...
sangamonvalleycollection
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1
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880
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This is the collection page for the Sangamon Valley Collection, Lincoln Library
NYARC - New York Art Resources Consortium
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1,948
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1.4M
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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
Webmaster Magazine
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16
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54
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Webmaster magazine, published by International Data Group. www.mcgovern.org/webmaster
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Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe. The Archive’s collection of more than 150,000 audio, video, print, and photographic items documents musical expressions throughout the world and includes unique field recordings as well as rare commercial recordings. As part of UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology, the Archive preserves and makes accessible over 50 years’ worth of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Mondo 2000
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0
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177
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The Woman Voter
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78
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1,215
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The Woman Voter described itself as follows: “the only magazine published in the interests of the New York State Campaign for woman suffrage. It contains official news of the work, authoritative statements on policy by officers of The New York State Woman Suffrage Party, and general articles by well-known writers.” The issues featured here were given to the Staten Island Museum by Arthur Hollick a suffragist and one of the museum’s founders.
UNC-Chapel Hill Argentinian Historical Collection
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91
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105,318
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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.
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The Archives of the Morris College Richardson-Johnson Learning Resources Center chronicle over one hundred years of the colleges history through documents, convention publications, photographs, catalogs, alumni materials, videos and publications.
Alabama Historical Quarterly
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119
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43
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This collection contains all the issues of The Alabama Historical Quarterly, which was published by the Alabama Department of Archives and History in 1930 and from 1940 to 1982.
Topic: Alabama-History
American University Library
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270
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243,637
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The Archives of American University chronicle more than one hundred years of the University's history through documents, films, photographs, publications, sound recordings, and videos. This collection features three University publications: course catalogs (1914-2010), its first administrative newspaper, The University Courier (1892-1926), and the college yearbook, AUCOLA (1927-1955)/Talon (1956-1998).
Muhlenberg College, Trexler Library
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423
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146,844
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Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, private, four-year liberal arts college located in eastern Pennsylvania. This collection contains materials selected from the Muhlenberg College Archives, and Special Collections . Contributions to the Internet Archive begin with the college's student newspaper. This newspaper digitization project was made possible through a generous donation from the Muhlenberg College Alumni Trust Fund.
Paul Pratt Memorial Library
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581
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215,708
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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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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.
Kern County Library
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64
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4,000
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The Kern County Library provides a full range of services and resources to over 850,000 people in every city and unincorporated area of Kern County through a network operated at Kern County Library Headquarters.  Contact Information: Kern County Library 701 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 Phone: (661) 868-0700
Agawam Public Library
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39
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4,226
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Books contributed by Agawam Public Library .
California Automobile Museum
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16
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1,022
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The California Automobile Museum (formerly the Towe Auto Museum) is a spacious 72,000 square foot Museum. It is home to over 150 vehicles of various makes and models. Cars on exhibit range from the early 1900s to alternative power vehicles of the future and are all uniquely displayed chronologically among exhibits befitting the times and changes of the automobile. A knowledgeable docent staff provides visitors with guided tours through exhibits that recreate the momentous love affair we have...
Topic: californiarevealed
Colorado College
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213
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422,174
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Colorado College was established in 1874 as a coeducational institution two years before Colorado became a state. As a private liberal arts college, Colorado College challenges students to develop habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for lifelong learning. The college operates on a unique academic calendar called “The Block Plan” which allows students to take one class at a time. Tutt Library’s contributions to the Internet Archive begin with the college’s...
Liberty Public Library
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18
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724
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A collection of material contributed by the Liberty Public Library in North Carolina.
Mondo 2000 History Project
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24
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24,351
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Welcome to the MONDO 2000 History Project archives. MONDO 2000 was the legendary “cyberculture” magazine that became a popular tech/counterculture flagship during the 1990s. The two main personages associated with MONDO 2000 were Ken Goffman aka R.U. Sirius and Alison Kennedy aka Queen Mu, although thousands — including several who were indispensible — participated in both the magazine and the cultural scene that surrounded it. Operating out of the San Francisco Bay Area, MONDO 2000’s...
California State Railroad Museum Library
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426
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77,647
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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
Placer County Museums Division
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0
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0
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City of Boston Tax records, 1780 through 1821
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63
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1,340
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Covering the years 1780 through 1821, this collection of Boston tax records is organized by year and ward. Beginning in 1802, the records for each year are generally divided into three main categories: taking books, tax books, and transfer books. Taking books (referred to as “valuation books” beginning in 1818) follow the order of the tax assessors' progress through each ward, street-by-street, and record names of individual residents or businesses, assessed values of realty and personalty,...
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North Central High School
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22
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25,939
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Opening in 1956, North Central High School was built to serve the needs of students in Washington Township, becoming the local high school for a rapidly growing population north of Indianapolis.
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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.
Bradley University Library
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201
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132,808
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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'...
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The Colorado Christian University Library contributions to the Internet Archive began with a nearly complete run of Grace and Truth, the official publication of the Denver Bible Institute, spanning from 1910 to 1913 (when publication ceased for a period) and from 1922 to 1947. Colorado Christian University also contributed yearbooks from our heritage institutions: Denver Bible College, Western Bible Institute, Western Bible College, Rockmont College, Colorado Christian College, Colorado Baptist...
Duke University Libraries, Confederate Imprints
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2,374
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857,588
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Duke holds one of the world’s largest collections of Confederate imprints, or items printed in the Confederate States of America between secession from the Union and the surrender of the Confederate military forces (December 1860-April 1865). Confederate imprints are notable for their fragility and ephemerality, due to the scarcity of high-quality paper and a lack of large publishing and printing houses in the South, as well as for the view their contents give of military and civilian life in...
Topics: Confederate, Civil War, American history
BYU Student Newspapers
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5,648
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131,826
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This collection contains student newspapers published by Brigham Young University. Early student publications were generally established as journals, with the White and Blue making the transition to a newspaper format in the fall of 1920. Newspaper entries contain information on campus events, sports, university faculty, and student life. Articles on Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are common, with later issues also incorporating national news topics.
John Carter Brown Library - Bolivia Collection
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10
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3,093
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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...
Monterey Peninsula College
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0
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1
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Conservative Mennonite Conference
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45
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6,255
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Anabaptist and Mennonite digital library materials
Broad Ripple High School
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44
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72,049
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Broad Ripple High School was originally established in 1886 with a two-year high school course of study for students in the little village north of Indianapolis. The school soon expanded to become a four-year institution and was annexed in May of 1923 to the city of Indianapolis, becoming the city's fourth public high school.
Harvard Library Judaica Division
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2,129
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73,421
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Books contributed by Harvard Library Judaica Division .
The Frick Art Reference Library
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1,336
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167,997
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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
UW-Stout Alumni Publications
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98
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51,047
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The Stout Alumni Publications collection includes issues produced by The University of Wisconsin-Stout and its predecessors: The Stout Institute, Stout State College, and Stout State University. Each issue provides information about events and changes in the institution, news about alumni, special programs, and history and news of the Stout Alumni Association.
Topics: University of Wisconsin--Stout --Periodicals, University of Wisconsin--Stout--History, University...
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The 21st century will be defined by environmental challenges of unprecedented number and complexity and how society responds to them. The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is at the forefront of confronting these challenges: educating tomorrow's leaders, opening new possibilities, and inspiring the public to engage in creating a better future. For more than a century, ESF has been unique among institutions of higher learning in its singular focus on environmental discovery,...
INPUT iCenter
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3,206
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103,063
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See www.inputicenter.com for more information.
Arsenal Technical High School
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121
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168,874
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Tech, as Indianapolis residents know it, began not as a school but as a Civil War arsenal on 76 acres of wooded land east of Indianapolis in 1862. The Arsenal closed after the Spanish-American War and it was not until September 1912 that the multiple-building campus opened as Arsenal Technical High School .
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Afghanistan Digital Collections
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3,032
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206,302
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The University of Arizona Libraries ( http://new.library.arizona.edu ) and the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University ( http://acku.edu.af ) are collaborating on preserving and creating Access to Afghanistan Literature. This project is currently funded by the University of Arizona Libraries and ACKU. From 2007 to 2012, the initial project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Content includes: Unique collection of documents related to Afghanistan history, culture, and...
Topics: tucson, arizona
Emmerich Manual High School
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119
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113,001
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Originally established on the south side of Indianapolis to provide training in mechanics, drafting and the manual arts, Emmerich Manual High School opened in the fall of 1895 with the motto “Education of Mind, Hand and Heart.” In the late nineteenth century, combining academic and manual training was an entirely new educational concept and Manual was the first school of its kind in America.
Bennett College
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36
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73,381
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A collection of yearbooks from Bennett College.
Watsonville Public Library
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233
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738
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Nevins Memorial Library
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84
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193,308
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Books contributed by Nevins Memorial Library .
Meekins Library, Williamsburg, Mass.
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147
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42,916
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Books contributed by Meekins Library , Williamsburg, Mass.
Marion Stokes Legal Documents
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0
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28
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Topic: Marion Stokes
Mississippi Delta Community College
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92
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48,121
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The Mississippi Delta Community College digital archives contain the College's yearbook and newspapers from over the years.Mississippi Delta is a comprehensive community college which offers a wide variety of academic, career, and technical courses in day, evening, and on-line classes. We also offer workforce training, ABE/GED classes, and continuing education courses for local citizens.
Boston College Alumni Magazines
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321
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583,964
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Books contributed by Boston College Library The alumni magazine for Boston College began in 1933. Now called "Boston College Magazine" it has had a number of previous titles: Alumnus (1933-1935); Alumni Review (1935-1936); Alumni News (1937-1970); Bridge (1970-1978); and, now, Boston College Magazine (1978- ).
The Telegraph Hill Semaphore
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178
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897
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News about Telegraph Hill published by the Telegraph Hill Dwellers and mailed to its members. Began as the Telegraph Hill Bulletin in 1956 , became the Telegraph Hill Semaphore in 1967, and ultimately called The Semaphore .
Conejo Valley Historical Society
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147
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The Conejo Valley Historical Society was formed in 1965 to save the original Grand Union Hotel from demolition. With that success behind them, the Society developed a docent program and began leading tours of the Hotel (rebuilt in 1976 as the Stagecoach Inn). Fast forward to 2018, and the Stagecoach Inn Museum is a beloved member of the community, offering family-oriented special events, lectures, school programs, and a fun and friendly group of docents.
Concord Free Public Library
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3
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496
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Books contributed by Concord Free Public Library .
West Sacramento Historical Society
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727
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2,349
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The West Sacramento Historical Society was established in 1993 to preserve the history of West Sacramento and to provide an opportunity for individuals and groups to learn about and experience the rich culture of our past. The WS Historical Society established the Museum and Visitor Center, the first museum in West Sacramento, on February 20, 2005. In addition to exhibits, we provide special screenings and book signings for projects relating to West Sacramento history. Our staff are also...
Gulf Park College for Women
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215
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126,381
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The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast's contributions to the internet archive document the history of Gulf Park College for Women. This collection features catalogs, yearbooks and the campus magazine.
City of Sacramento Assessor Map Books
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112
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1,205
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This Center for Sacramento History collection contains assessor map books of the City of Sacramento made by the city and county assessors. Early books include the central city grid and additions, while later books also include annexations and subdivisions. 
Topics: Sacramento (Calif.) -- Land and property, Sacramento (Calif.) -- Real property, Sacramento (Calif.)...
Glendale Public Library
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0
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268
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Contributions from the Glendale Public Library
Juniata College-Beeghly Library
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16
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25,202
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Juniata College is blessed with an unusually strong collection of manuscripts and rare books. The collection is rated among the top six German-American research repositories in the nation.
Getty Research Institute
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26.1M
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Books contributed by Getty Research Institute . The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. - The Getty Institute
UF Family Search
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7,502
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1.8M
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A collection of materials selected for the Family Search Library, from the George A. Smathers Library collections.
Cary Memorial Library
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1
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637
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Material for this collection provided by Cary Memorial Library .
Mount Saint Agnes College
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20
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1,734
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Records related to Mount Saint Agnes College, a Catholic women’s college which was founded in 1890 in Baltimore, MD. Mount Saint Agnes College merged with Loyola University Maryland in 1971 to create a single coeducational institution.
San Diego History Center
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0
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1
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This collection includes the minutes of the Metropolitan Park Commission (a state agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) from its inception in 1893 through 1919, when it was abolished, and succeeded by the Metropolitan District Commission. The minutes record actions taken by the Metropolitan Park Commission.
McCann Technical School
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53
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20,780
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Books contributed by McCann Technical School .