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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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M.C. Migel Memorial Collection and Library
collection
8,552
ITEMS
1.7M
VIEWS
by American Printing House for the Blind
collection
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     The M.C. Migel Memorial Collection at the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is believed to be the largest research collection on the non-medical aspects of blindness and visual impairment in the world. Established in 1926 by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), the Migel Collection was acquired by APH in 2009. The collection contains items on aging, orientation and mobility, education, employment, and rehabilitation. It also includes a...
Boston College Library
collection
6,983
ITEMS
4.1M
VIEWS
by Boston College Libraries
collection
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Books from Boston College.
Brandeis University Libraries
collection
1,838
ITEMS
2.2M
VIEWS
by Brandeis University Libraries
collection
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Books from Brandeis University .
Brigham Young University
collection
26,626
ITEMS
7.2M
VIEWS
by Brigham Young University
collection
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University
Elizabethtown College
collection
353
ITEMS
268,884
VIEWS
by Elizabethtown College
collection
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Books made available by Elizabethtown College
Family History Library
collection
1,107
ITEMS
3.5M
VIEWS
by Family History Library
collection
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Books from the libraries of Brigham Young University Family History Library
Georgetown College Library
collection
2
ITEMS
2,537
VIEWS
by Georgetown College
collection
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Collection contains The Georgetonian, Georgetown Colleges official student newspaper. Available issues run from September, 1975 -- May, 1978 and from August, 1994 -- May, 1996. Digitization funded in part through the generosity of Jacqueline Mattingly in Memory of Joseph Mattingly, Class of 1927.
Institute for Advanced Study
collection
38
ITEMS
51,223
VIEWS
by Institute for Advanced Study
collection
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Books from the Institute for Advanced Study
LYRASIS
collection
119,999
ITEMS
43,774
VIEWS
by LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
collection
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The LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative provides cultural heritage institutions the opportunity to digitize and share their collections. The program is supported by LYRASIS members and was initially underwriten by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. LYRASIS is the nation’s largest regional non-profit membership organization serving libraries. Comprised of more than 1000 member institutions, the diverse LYRASIS membership is located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Southeast,...
Marion Stokes Journal
collection
21
ITEMS
202
VIEWS
by Marion Stokes
collection
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Original Assessment of Materials: 
Topic: Marion Stokes
Official State Codes
collection
957
ITEMS
518,157
VIEWS
by Public.Resource.Org
collection
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Welcome to the Official State Codes collection. You may find the source code for this collection at the following location: https://law.resource.org/pub/us/code/ The purpose of this collection is to provide citizens, residents, business people, members of the bar, and public officials with access to the laws by which we choose to govern ourselves. The law belongs to the people, we have the right to read, know, and speak the law. This collection currently contains the official codes of Arkansas...
Topic: Public Resource
SigEpJournals
collection
456
ITEMS
325,978
VIEWS
by Sigma Phi Epsilon
collection
eye 325,978
This is a collection of the Journal of Sigma Phi Epsilon, published continuously since 1904. The Journal chronicles alumni and undergraduate achievements and highlights the Fraternityâs initiatives. Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded at Richmond College, now the University of Richmond, on November 1, 1901, on the Cardinal Principles: Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love. Today, the Fraternity has grown to more than 280,000 lifetime members, including over 14,000 undergraduates on 241 campuses in...
Topics: sigma phi epsilon, sigep, fraternity
Presidio Trust Library
collection
117
ITEMS
77,760
VIEWS
by The Presidio Trust
collection
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Reports and Plans from the Presidio Trust Library
Topics: Presidio Trust, Presidio of San Francisco
Military Industrial Powerpoint Complex
collection
1,272
ITEMS
503,259
VIEWS
by United States Military
collection
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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
UCLA Campus Publications
collection
0
ITEMS
123
VIEWS
by University of California, Los Angeles
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A Collection of Journals Published by the University of California, Los Angeles Applied Linguistics - A graduate student publication by the UCLA Department of Applied Linguistics Carte Italiane - A graduate student publication by the Italian Department at UCLA Mester - A graduate student publication by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA New German Review - A graduate student publication by the Department of Germanic Languages at UCLA Paroles Gelees - A graduate student publication...
uncsils
collection
1
ITEMS
2,282
VIEWS
by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
collection
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Collection of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
2,225
ITEMS
1.6M
VIEWS
by University of Pennsylvania Libraries
collection
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Books from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries
The New Fillmore
collection
0
ITEMS
41
VIEWS
collection
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Community newspaper published monthly by David Ish, later by Thomas Reynolds, for the Fillmore, Japantown and Pacific Heights neighborhoods
Marion Stokes Radix Papers
collection
0
ITEMS
20
VIEWS
collection
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Topic: Marion Stokes
Webmaster Magazine
collection
16
ITEMS
23
VIEWS
collection
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Webmaster magazine, published by International Data Group. www.mcgovern.org/webmaster
Dinosaur Discs
collection
0
ITEMS
81
VIEWS
collection
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Dinosaur Discs is a website and blog about the history of audio. Some resources are shared under an assertion of fair use in the absence of other availability.
Town of Lancaster
collection
4
ITEMS
1,021
VIEWS
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Books contributed by town of Lancaster .
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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.
The Park School of Baltimore
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0
ITEMS
47
VIEWS
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Yearbooks.
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This collection includes student, staff, and alumni events of Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
Mark Graham's Library
collection
2
ITEMS
876
VIEWS
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Collection of personal books.
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This collection includes items pertaining to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood as they relate to St. Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
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This collection includes photos related to Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
Ted Nelson Archive: Audio Artifacts
collection
3
ITEMS
198
VIEWS
collection
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Recordings and Audio from various presentations and items by Ted Nelson.
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This collection includes the student guidebooks (Puma Guides) of Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
collection
46
ITEMS
879
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum .
Marion Stokes Legal Documents
collection
0
ITEMS
24
VIEWS
collection
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Topic: Marion Stokes
Sunnyside News
collection
0
ITEMS
10
VIEWS
collection
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Sunnyside News
Glendale Public Library
collection
0
ITEMS
261
VIEWS
collection
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Contributions from the Glendale Public Library
The Muhlenberg Weekly
collection
135
ITEMS
52,379
VIEWS
collection
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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...
collection
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Books contributed by Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School.
Boston College Bulletin
collection
336
ITEMS
175,102
VIEWS
collection
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The Boston College Bulletin is a comprehensive document for graduate and undergraduate students, which includes the academic, administrative, and service-related information listed below: • Academic regulations and resources • Confidentiality of student records • Current course descriptions for all schools and colleges except the Boston College Law School • Degree programs for all majors, minors, and concentrations • Financial aid policies and procedures • Notice of Information...
U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Maryland
collection
20
ITEMS
5,663
VIEWS
collection
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U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Maryland
Agawam Public Library
collection
39
ITEMS
3,614
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Agawam Public Library .
Colorado College
collection
213
ITEMS
403,758
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Mondo 2000
collection
0
ITEMS
170
VIEWS
collection
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mondo2000
Salem College
collection
222
ITEMS
160,910
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of yearbooks from Salem College
Bennett College
collection
36
ITEMS
70,564
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of yearbooks from Bennett College.
Afghanistan Digital Collections
collection
3,032
ITEMS
194,747
VIEWS
collection
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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
Illinois College of Optometry Library
collection
43
ITEMS
19,112
VIEWS
collection
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History of the Illinois College of Optometry The Illinois College of Optometry has a rich history. It adopted its present name in 1955, even though it has provided ophthalmic education continuously since its beginnings in 1872 as the Chicago College of Ophthalmology and Otology. Founded by Dr. Henry Olin, a noted eye and ear specialist, its goal was to expand the educational level of physicians in these specialized areas. Dr. Olin was later joined by Dr. James Burton McFatrich, a prominent...
Payne AME Church
collection
65
ITEMS
19,851
VIEWS
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Payne AME Church details the spiritual, moral, social, and civic affairs of African Methodist Episcopalism, founded by Rev. Richard Allen in 1816, the oldest and largest Christian Church denomination composed chiefly of persons of African descent.
Emmerich Manual High School
collection
119
ITEMS
107,926
VIEWS
collection
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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.
Nevins Memorial Library
collection
84
ITEMS
183,555
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Nevins Memorial Library .
WLP Interviews
collection
67
ITEMS
3,979
VIEWS
collection
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Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) Interviews includes video and audio recordings of interviews with global women leaders conducted by WLP and media interviews with WLP Partners and Board members. These conversations cover a variety of personal and historical topics related to leadership, human rights, democratic development, and the global women's movement. Browse by Speaker
Topics: Women's Learning Partnership, WLP, women's rights, human rights
collection
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Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
collection
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As one of the first alternative spaces in New York dedicated to presenting innovative, provocative work at the intersection of art and architecture, Storefront has accumulated an archive documenting its diverse and influential program of over 280 exhibitions and events dating from its founding in 1982. Featuring the work of 1,500+ architects, artists and designers, this material includes a collection of original artwork and over 115 cubic feet of proposals, correspondence, photographs,...
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The mission of the Salisbury University Libraries’ Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture is to cultivate and sustain the advancement of scholarly research through collecting, preserving, and providing access to records and artifacts that illustrate the rich historical and cultural heritage of the greater Chesapeake region. It was founded in 1982 and includes the Local History Archives, University Archives, and Special Collections, among other book and microfilm...
Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library
collection
277
ITEMS
78,645
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library .
Payne History
collection
20
ITEMS
1,853
VIEWS
collection
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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.
Storefront Façade
collection
0
ITEMS
6
VIEWS
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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...
Maynard Public Library
collection
86
ITEMS
21,838
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Maynard Public Library .
the Peninsula Library System collection
collection
21
ITEMS
9,888
VIEWS
collection
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The Peninsula Library System (PLS) is a consortium of 35 public and community college libraries working together to provide innovative and cost-effective service to their users. Founded in 1971, the system is funded primarily by member libraries. PLS also receives support from the state California Library Services Act funds, federal Library Services and Technology Act and local contracts for special services. Thanks to PLS leadership and the cooperation of its members, residents of San Mateo...
Topic: digital lending
Indianapolis City Directory Collection
collection
149
ITEMS
308,305
VIEWS
collection
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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...
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THE SALIS COLLECTION: ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND OTHER DRUGS In addition to many generous individuals who have contributed in multiple ways to the SALIS COLLECTION, SALIS also extends sincere thanks to the following funding partners:                                                ...
Topic: Addiction, Addictions, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Recovery, Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, Research,...
De Ster
collection
1,783
ITEMS
593,896
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
Barre Historical Society
collection
36
ITEMS
3,658
VIEWS
collection
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Books contributed by Barre Historical Society .
San Francisco Historical Society
collection
1
ITEMS
17
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of materials from the San Francisco Historical Society. Details coming soon.
Millsaps College, Millsaps-Wilson Library
collection
387
ITEMS
298,586
VIEWS
collection
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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...
Echo (student newspaper)
collection
70
ITEMS
164,605
VIEWS
collection
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Barnard College
collection
558
ITEMS
190,699
VIEWS
collection
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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...
John Carter Brown Library - Cuba Collection
collection
37
ITEMS
14,542
VIEWS
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Cuba was the first Caribbean island to have a press, begun in 1722 by Flemish merchant Carlos Habré of Ghent. Habré and his successor, Francisco José de Paula, printed only intermittently, and it was not until 1757 that the press began to function more regularly. Of the 29 items in this collection (as of 2012), fully half are only known copies found nowhere else in the world. http://archive.org/details/jcbspanishamerica
Conservative Mennonite Conference
collection
45
ITEMS
4,615
VIEWS
collection
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Anabaptist and Mennonite digital library materials
Kansas State University Yearbooks
collection
129
ITEMS
492,899
VIEWS
collection
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Kansas State University Yearbooks 1891 and on.
Boston Symphony Orchestra Archives
collection
637
ITEMS
456,784
VIEWS
collection
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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.
collection
eye 6,561
A collection of materials from the Granite Falls Transportation and History Museum in Granite Falls, N.C.
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This collection includes the minutes of the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Commission (a body under the Worcester County Commissioners) from its inception in 1899 through 1967, when it was abolished, and the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation transferred to the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forests and Parks. The 1920 to 1943 and 1962 to 1963 Minutes are missing, and there are other missing Minutes between 1944 and 1967. The minutes record actions taken by the...
North Central College
collection
92
ITEMS
68,922
VIEWS
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North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences located in the Historic District of Naperville, Illinois. This digitized collection includes materials from both the North Central College Archives and Oesterle Library*s Special Collections. The North Central College Archives collects, organizes, describes, and preserves materials related to the history of the College and the local area. The Archives supports the College community's need for...
North Carolina Humanities Council
collection
103
ITEMS
62,487
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of materials from the North Carolina Humanities Council.
Charlevoix Michigan Newspapers
collection
102
ITEMS
98,246
VIEWS
collection
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The Charlevoix Sentinel and Charlevoix Courier have been providing the Charlevoix, Michigan community with quality news coverage since the mid 1800's. We hope you enjoy this collection of newspapers dating from 1869-present.
Medfield Historical Society
collection
65
ITEMS
14,909
VIEWS
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Books contributed by Medfield Historical Society .