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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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1981 Census of Northern Ireland
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1981 Census of Northern Ireland
1989 Loma Prieta earthquake collection
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19
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4,528
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Newspaper issues documenting the months after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake in various San Francisco neighborhoods, giving a unique local perspective on the quake's aftermath. You'll find many helpful tips and wisdom gained in these pages as well!
A.C. Buehler Library, Elmhurst College
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99
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60,243
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These are items contributed by the A.C. Buehler Library , Elmhurst College.
Abernethy Collection of American Literature
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666
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48,295
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The Julian W. Abernethy Library of American Literature was bequeathed to Middlebury College in 1923, upon the death of Julian W. Abernethy, Class of 1876, College Trustee from 1901-1923. A distinguished teacher and scholar of American and British literature, Abernethy was an avid bibliophile and during his lifetime amassed an extraordinary collection of first editions, collected works, critical editions, and original manuscripts by the most notable men and women in American letters from the...
Topics: Transcendentalism, American writers, Manuscripts, Literature, Middlebury College
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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65
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87,322
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This page is no longer being updated. Please refer to the new page hosted by the staff of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum. https://archive.org/details/@abraham_lincoln_presidential_library_and_museum
Acton Memorial Library
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51
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44,847
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Books contributed by Acton Memorial Library .
Afghanistan Digital Collections
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3,032
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194,747
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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
African American Literature
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179
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78,817
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Agawam Public Library
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39
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3,614
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Books contributed by Agawam Public Library .
Ahoskie Woman's Club
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11
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107
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A collection of materials from the Ahoskie Woman's Club of Ahoskie, North Carolina.
Alachua County Library District
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23
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19,175
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The Alachua County Library District, in cooperation with the Matheson Museum, Inc., is pleased to offer digital access to a number of local historical documents, including very early yearbooks from Gainesville High School. This collection affords a glance at various aspects of life in Alachua County, Florida throughout the 20th century.
Alamance County Public Libraries
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145
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64,257
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A collection of materials from Alamance County Public Libraries.
Alexandria Archive Institute
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4
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329
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The Alexandria Archive Institute (AAI) is a non-profit entity supporting research and development to enhance scholarly communications and instruction through innovative use of the Web. We do this through Web-based publication, with a focus on primary data—information that rarely sees dissemination. This collection is the indices of the Tubinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO), an authoritative atlas of Middle East places (published in 1994). AAI is interested in using the TAVO to expand...
ALI-PALNI Shared Print Project
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201
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18,466
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In 2013, 36 Indiana academic libraries came together to take part in the ALI-PALNI Shared Print Project . By sharing their resources, the libraries were able to engage Sustainable Collection Services to analyze the circulating print monographs of each library individually and as a whole. The Project has both short-term and long-term goals. In the short-term, libraries are able to make data-driven decisions about weeding their collections and reclaim space for student use. As we look to the...
Alleghany County Public Library
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3
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3,420
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A collection of digitized materials from the Northwestern Regional Library, and Alleghany County Public Library.
Allen County Donation
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40,034
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40
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Books donated by Allen County
Topic: donation
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Books or other text items contributed by the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana.
American Numismatic Society - Restricted Material
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3,028
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11,656
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The American Numismatic Society is an organization dedicated to the study of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and related objects from all cultures, past and present. The Society's headquarters in New York City has the foremost research collection and library specialized in numismatics in the United States. These resources are used to support research and education in numismatics, for the benefit of academic specialists, serious collectors, professional numismatists, and the interested public.
American Numismatic Society Archival Folders
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510
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19,829
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A collection created by Internet Archive to separate bound resources from archival folders being digitized at the American Numismatic Society Library.
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The Boston Public Library has an extensive collection of original manuscripts from the American Revolutionary War era. The letters and documents were drafted by John Hancock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, James Otis, Joseph Warren, George Washington and other important Revolutionary War figures. The materials are mostly of American origin, but also include British, European, and West Indian sources. Some of the topics covered include the war’s political origins, the unfolding of military and...
American University Library
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270
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235,481
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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).
American Water Color Society
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57
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3,677
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American Water Color Society exhibition catalogs digitized as a complete run from the first exhibition in 1867/68 to 1922.
Topics: Exhibition catalogues, Watercolor painting, American, Watercolor painting, Art exhibitions
Amherst College Library
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210
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90,671
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In keeping with the College’s motto, “Terras Irradient,” the Amherst College Library is dedicated to the advancement, preservation, and distribution of knowledge. The Library’s contributions to the Internet Archive are drawn from the Archives & Special Collections, which houses Amherst College's rare books, literary manuscripts, recorded information of unique value, and materials that document the College and its history. Currently, our contributions will focus on the Amherst...
Amherst Regional High School Library
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99
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18,898
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Books contributed by Amherst Regional High School Library
Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary Library
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372
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105,899
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Anabaptist and Mennonite digital library materials. AMBS is a learning community with an Anabaptist vision, educating followers of Jesus Christ to be leaders for God’s reconciling mission in the world.
Anabaptist Mennonite Digital Library
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773
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151,587
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Anabaptist and Mennonite digital library materials
Andover Newton Theological School
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3
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5,082
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Books contributed by The Andover Newton Theological School
Annisquam Historical Society
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7
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1,135
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Books contributed by Annisquam Historical Society .
Annual Reports
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39
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68
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The Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology was founded in 1901 with three goals in mind: to introduce the students of Phillips Academy to the world of archaeology, to promote archaeological research, and to provide a place for students to gather. Annual reports chronicle the development of the Institution and provide information on yearly projects and activities. https://www.andover.edu/learning/peabody
Annual Reports
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Placeholder, available for use.
Apache Junction Public Library
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37
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Children’s books and books on the local area, from Apache Junction Public Library.
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A collection of rare Arabic manuscripts and books dating from the 13th to the 20th centuries. Originals housed in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.
Archbishop Williams High School Yearbooks
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22,531
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Archbishop Williams High School Yearbook Braintree MA
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The Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs (AFS Archives) is the repository for material related to the history and development of the organization that is now referred to as AFS Intercultural Programs, Inc. AFS Intercultural Programs began as the American Field Service (AFS), which had its origins in 1914 shortly after the outbreak of World War I, when young Americans living in Paris volunteered as ambulance drivers at the American Hospital of Paris. AFS...
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The Archives of the National FFA Organization is part of the Philanthropy Archives at IUPUI University Library. The records document the activities and program of this organization with a mission to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.
Arkansas State University
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126,474
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Arkansas State University, located in Jonesboro, was founded in 1909 as an agricultural high school. Today, the University enrolls approximately 13,000 students and grants bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees through 11 degree granting colleges. The material in this collection is from Arkansas State University's Archives and Special Collections and includes yearbooks produced by the University, starting in 1921. Additional material related to the University’s history, in addition to the...
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Arlington Heights Memorial Library Collection
Arlington High School
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24,657
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Arlington High School , serving the northeast side of Indianapolis, is one of three IPS high schools built in response to the rapid growth of Indianapolis suburbs i n the 1950s and 60s. The school opened in September 1961.
Arsenal Technical High School
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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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The University of Nevada, Reno was founded in 1874. The University Archives was established in 1964 as the designated repository for all records, documents, publications and other materials pertaining to the operation of the university. The University of Nevada, Reno Libraries' contributions to the Internet Archive begin with the University's yearbooks, the Artemisia.
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Arthur Nicholls Taylor was a prominent Provo Businessman (one of the founders of Dixon-Taylor-Russell Company and other enterprises). He and his wife, Maria Dixon Taylor had eight children (Arthur Dixon, Lynn Dixon, Elton LeRoy, Henry Dixon, Alice Louise, Clarence Dixon, Orson Kenneth, and Ruth Elaine). Among their descendants are bishops, stake presidents, mission presidents, patriarchs, and general authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Books or other records have...
ASCO
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743
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The Art Sales Catalogues Online (ASCO) publication offers easy access to scanned historical art sales catalogues for the period 1600 to 1900. Lugt's Répertoire online database has been included in this publication and serves as the "entrance gate" to the catalogues.
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
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14
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2,536
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A collection of materials contributed by Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.
Ashland University Archives
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45
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80,949
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Ashland University Archives is located on the 7th floor of the University Library building on the Ashland University campus in Ashland, Ohio. The purpose of the Ashland University Archives is to collect, organize, preserve, index, and make available for research use various types of records and materials related to the Ashbrook Center and Ashland University. The primary mission of the archival program located at Ashland University is to aggressively acquire, preserve and make accessible to...
Asian American Civic Association
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10,910
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Books contributed by the Asian American Civic Association .
AspenCat Union Catalog
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2,841
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This collection contains items from the AspenCat Union Catalog, a group of over 30 small and rural public, school, and special libraries in Colorado. AspenCat is managed by the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) (www.clicweb.org) and contains more than 500,000 items.
Assumption College Library
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86
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1,577
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Books contributed by Assumption College Library .
Athens State University
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160
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76,322
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Athens State University is the oldest institution of higher education in Alabama’s state educational system. The institution was founded in 1822 by local citizens and began as Athens Female Academy. Ownership of the school was transferred in 1842 to the Methodist Church. In 1975 the Methodist Church gave Athens College to the state of Alabama. This collection includes yearbooks and academic catalogs housed in the Athens State University Library Archives.
Attleboro High School
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96
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70,925
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Books contributed by Attleboro High School .
Attleboro Public Library
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111
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11,280
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Books contributed by Attleboro Public Library .
Avant Garde
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2,722
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Avant Garde
Avila University Archives
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1,157
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74,428
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Materials in this collection relate to the history of Avila University. These materials form part of the Avila University Archives housed within the Martha Smith, CSJ, Archives and Research Center located in the Hooley-Bundschu Library at Avila University. Avila University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. The roots of Avila’s history date back to the mid 1800's when the Sisters of St. Joseph arrived in the United States from France. Their mission has been to work for...
Avon Middle High School Library
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55
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20,975
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Books contributed by Avon Middle High School
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The mission of the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute Library (hereafter Carroll Library) is to fully support the Institute by: providing for the informational and research needs of its students, faculty and mission partners in the development and strengthening of ministerial and academic excellence, for the present and next generation of scholars. Carroll Institute is working to accumulate a premier online library. Carroll’s texts are both historical and contemporary within its collection of...
Baedeckers
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146
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228,821
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A collection of Baedeker European travel guides from the late 19th century. Baedekers were the first popular travel guide and are known for their detailed descriptions of cities and detailed maps. Many of the cities described changed dramatically during the 20th century so these books are important records and are used by scholars in many disciplines.
Ballet Society/Eakins Press Foundation
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56
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9,670
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Dance Index was a magazine founded by Lincoln Kirstein in 1942. Fifty-six issues were published between January 1942 and February 1949. The journal aimed to educate and enlighten American readers about the history of dance and ballet. The breadth of the journal’s topics was vast, including essays on Isadora Duncan, Laban notation, Juba and Minstrelsy, Marius Petipa, Balinese dance, and Picasso and the Ballet. Each issue consisted of one essay with accompanying images. The authors included...
Barnard College
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558
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190,699
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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...
Barre Historical Society
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36
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3,658
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Books contributed by Barre Historical Society .
Barton College
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259
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114,348
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A collection of yearbooks from Barton College
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Bates College is a private, highly selective, residential college devoted to undergraduate study in the traditional disciplines of the liberal art s and sciences as well as in emerging interdisciplinary programs. Founded in 1855 by abolitionists who believed strongly in freedom, civil rights, and the importance of a higher education for all who could benefit from it, the College has always admitted students without regard to race, religion, national origin, or gender, and was the first...
Bay Path College
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69
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53,051
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Books contributed by Bay Path College .
Beaman Memorial Library
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80
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21,010
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Books contributed by Beaman Memorial Library .
Bedford Public Library
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61
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112,039
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Books contributed by Bedford Public Library .
Bellingham Public Library
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78
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3,273
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Books contributed by Bellingham Public Library .
Belmont Abbey College
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53
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84,537
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A collection of yearbooks from Belmont Abbey College.
Topic: yearbooks
Belmont Public Library
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170
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207,978
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Books contributed by Belmont Public Library .
Belmonte Middle School
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40
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39,872
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Books contributed by Belmonte Middle School .
Ben Davis High School
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50
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54,568
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Established in 1892 on the western edge of Marion County, Ben Davis High School was built to serve the small community which shared its name. It is now part of the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township.
Benedictine University
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59
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Benedictine University Library Archives and Special Collections are home to items relating to the history of Benedictine University, the history of the Lisle, Illinois area, as well as several special collections. Items in the Archive and Special Collections include print media, records, manuscripts, photographs and audio-visual materials. The digital book collection is comprised of popular items within the Archives and Special Collections which assist in documenting the history of Benedictine...
Bennett College
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36
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70,564
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A collection of yearbooks from Bennett College.
Benson Museum of Local History
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43
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10,031
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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
Berea College, Hutchins Library
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41
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111,915
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Berea College is an independent liberal arts college in central Kentucky, serving primarily students from Appalachia, but also from across the United States and over 60 countries, who have great promise but limited economic resources. Hutchins Library, Berea Digital, and Special Collections & Archives strive to support the curriculum and scholarship of the Berea College community. Berea College's contribution to the Internet Archive focuses on 40+ years of the College yearbook, Chimes. For...
Topic: Berea College
Berkeley Public Library
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431
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152,662
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The Berkeley Public Library has served the people of Berkeley since 1893, and looks forward to providing many more years of community service. The Library is one of the most heavily used libraries in California, serving a local population of 121,240 and more from the surrounding area. ( US Census estimate as of July 1, 2016) The Central Library, located in downtown Berkeley, and four recently renovated branches ensure easy library access for residents in Berkeley’s many and diverse...
Berkley Public Library
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121
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13,044
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Books contributed by Berkley Public Library .
Bernal Heights papers 1964 - 1999
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130
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12,493
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Community newspapers published from 1964 to 1999 serving Bernal Heights and San Francisco. Published by the Bernal Heights Association and the Bernal Fund, later by the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center. Papers had various names over the years: Bernal Heights Journal (1964 - 1968), Bernal Journal (1970 - 1987), New Bernal Journal (1987 - 1999), and the papers had various publication schedules. This collection includes a few issues of Community Board News (1978).