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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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Boston Public Library
texts
eye 110,980
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OCLC number: ocm07397140
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Topic: Yoruba (African people)
American Libraries
by Sankey, Ira David, 1840-1908
texts
eye 89,540
favorite 10
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Includes index
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Topics: Hymns, English, Revival hymns
OCLC number: ocm07014379
Topic: Drawing
California Digital Library
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Gregg, Georgie
texts
eye 66,709
favorite 32
comment 3
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Topic: Shorthand -- Gregg
The Library of Congress
texts
eye 63,746
favorite 66
comment 4
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Topics: Cherokee Indians -- History, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians -- Genealogy
California Digital Library
by Smith, John, clock-maker
texts
eye 55,935
favorite 9
comment 0
Topic: Clock and watch makers -- Scotland
California Digital Library
by Hardy, G. H. (Godfrey Harold), 1877-1947
texts
eye 53,458
favorite 66
comment 6
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Topics: Calculus, Functions
California Digital Library
texts
eye 36,093
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: United States. Army. 86th Division
California Digital Library
by Harris, Walter, 1866-1933
texts
eye 30,559
favorite 12
comment 0
Topic: Morocco -- History
California Digital Library
by Kelusakara, Krshnarava Arjuna, 1860-1934; Takakhav, N. S. (Nilkant Sadashiv), b. 1881
texts
eye 30,253
favorite 12
comment 1
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Topics: Shivaji, Raja, 1627-1680, Maratha (Indic people), India -- History 1526-1765
Internet Archive Books
by Fraser, W. H. (William Henry), 1853-1916; Squair, John, 1850-1928; Coleman, A. (Algernon), 1876-1939
texts
eye 30,127
favorite 31
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At head of title: The new Fraser and Squair
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Topics: French language, French language
Prelinger Library
by General efficiency company, San Francisco. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 30,105
favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Police, Detectives, Sheriffs, Constables
California Digital Library
by Joyce, James, 1882-1941
texts
eye 28,070
favorite 13
comment 0
Slocum and Cahoon
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 27,756
favorite 1
comment 0
Title varies by year
Topic: genealogy
Topics: Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) -- Genealogy, Cape May County (N.J.) -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Hall, Jesse A; Hand, LeRoy T
texts
eye 25,367
favorite 6
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Topics: Leavenworth County, Kansas -- History, genealogy
Description based on 2005 edition
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Topics: Marketing research, Fall River (Mass.) -- Directories, Swansea (Mass.) -- Directories, Somerset...
California Digital Library
by King, Grace Elizabeth, 1852-1932
texts
eye 23,994
favorite 12
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Topics: Creoles, New Orleans (La.) -- Genealogy, New Orleans (La.) -- History
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Topics: Stanislaus County (Calif.) -- History, Stanislaus County (Calif.) -- Biography, genealogy
Internet Archive Books
by Clifford, Edward C
texts
eye 23,742
favorite 91
comment 0
Topic: Trees in art
Compiled by Frank Farnsworth Starr, from the papers collected for the late James Junius Goodwin, and published by his family
Topics: Goodwin family, Goodwin, Ozias, 1596-1683, genealogy
California Digital Library
by Seely, Fred B., b. 1884; Ensign, Newton Edward, b. 1882
texts
eye 21,864
favorite 4
comment 1
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Topic: Mechanics, Analytic
American Libraries
by Owen, Thomas McAdory, 1866-1920; Owen, Marie Bankhead, 1869-1958
texts
eye 21,669
favorite 5
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=_0oUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
texts
eye 21,133
favorite 20
comment 1
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Topic: World History
California Digital Library
by Hutton, J. H. (John Henry), 1885-1968
texts
eye 20,798
favorite 2
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 373-374
Topic: Naga (South Asian people)
Prelinger Library
texts
eye 19,924
favorite 29
comment 0
"The present work is based upon my Book of camping and woodcraft, which appeared in 1906."--Pref
Topics: Camping, Outdoor life
California Digital Library
texts
eye 19,674
favorite 15
comment 0
Verse work, with English translation on Vedanta philosophy
Topic: Vedanta -- Early works to 1800
Allen County Public Library
by Owen, Thomas McAdory, 1866-1920; Owen, Marie (Bankhead) Mrs. 1869-
texts
eye 19,143
favorite 7
comment 0
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Topics: Alabama -- History, Alabama -- Biography, genealogy
Topics: Montana -- History, Montana -- Biography
California Digital Library
by Judson, Adoniram, 1788-1850; Stevenson, Robert Charles, 1851-1905; Eveleth, F. H. (Frederick Howard), 1843-1932
texts
eye 18,892
favorite 2
comment 2
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Topic: Burmese language -- Dictionaries English
The Library of Congress
by MacDonald, Jeremiah. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 18,656
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Topic: Dreams
California Digital Library
by Pali Text Society (London, England); Davids, T. W. Rhys (Thomas William Rhys), 1843-1922; Stede, William, b. 1882
texts
eye 17,904
favorite 6
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Includes bibliography
Topic: Pali language
With: History of Orange county, California / A. Samuel Los Angeles : Historic record co., 1911.--History of Orange county, California, vol. 2 / J.E. Pleasants. Los Angeles : Finnell, 1931
Topics: Orange County (Calif.) -- History, Orange County (Calif.) -- Biography, California -- History,...
The Library of Congress
by Wanamaker, George W., 1846-1921
texts
eye 17,475
favorite 4
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New York Public Library
texts
eye 17,321
favorite 7
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Topic: Emperors -- Rome
Topics: Woodwork, Carpentry
Allen County Public Library
by Wyatt, Alden Hanks, 1887-
texts
eye 16,650
favorite 6
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Includes index
Topics: Wyatt family, Wyatt, George, fl. 1695, genealogy
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Topics: Montana -- History, Montana -- Biography, genealogy
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church (Chicago, Il.) Ladies' Aid Society
texts
eye 16,028
favorite 26
comment 1
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Chicago, cbk
American Libraries
by Daughters of the American Revolution
texts
eye 15,991
favorite 2
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=a5pDy6a-wpgC&oe=UTF-8
New York Public Library
by Wall, John P. (John Patrick), b. 1867, ed; Lewis Publishing Company; Pickersgill, Harold E., b. 1872
texts
eye 15,561
favorite 3
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Topics: Middlesex County (N.J.) -- History, Middlesex County (N.J.) -- Biography, United States -- History...
The Library of Congress
by Downs, John Phillips, 1853- ed. [from old catalog]; Hedley, Fenwick, Y., joint ed. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 15,244
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Topics: Chautauqua County (N.Y.) -- History, Chautauqua County (N.Y.) -- Biography
Topics: New Bedford (Mass.) -- Directories, Fairhaven (Mass.) -- Directories
American Libraries
by Butler, Joseph G. (Joseph Green), 1840-1927
texts
eye 14,761
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Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=IRgVAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Lubbock, Basil, 1876-1944
texts
eye 14,682
favorite 10
comment 0
Topics: Clipper ships, Merchant marine -- Great Britain
American Libraries
by Owen, Thomas McAdory, 1866-1920; Owen, Marie Bankhead, 1869-1958
texts
eye 14,551
favorite 2
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=nkoUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by National Library of Wales; Green, Francis, b. 1853
texts
eye 14,178
favorite 2
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Topics: Deeds -- Wales, Wills -- Wales
Topic: South Carolina -- Biography
The Library of Congress
by Webster, Hutton, 1875-1955
texts
eye 13,958
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"Suggestions for further study": p.xx-xxxi
Topic: World history
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Topics: Nebraska -- History, Nebraska -- Biography, genealogy
New York Public Library
by Herodotus; Godley, A. D. (Alfred Denis), 1856-1925
texts
eye 13,845
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v. 1. bk. 1-2 -- v. 2. bk. 3-4 -- v. 3. bk.5-7 -- v. 4. bk. 8-9
Topics: History, Ancient, Greece -- History
California Digital Library
texts
eye 13,486
favorite 12
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: India -- History, India -- Civilization
Allen County Public Library
by Buss, William Henry, 1852-; Osterman, Thomas T., 1876-
texts
eye 13,480
favorite 2
comment 0
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Topics: Dodge County (Neb.) -- History, Washington County (Neb.) -- History, genealogy
Cornell University Library
by Gilchrist, R. N. (Robert Niven), 1888-
texts
eye 13,372
favorite 1
comment 1
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topic: Political science
Prelinger Library
by Johnston, William Allen, 1876- ed
texts
eye 13,351
favorite 6
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Topics: Motion pictures., Actors., Actresses.
California Digital Library
texts
eye 13,181
favorite 6
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Topic: Hebrew language -- Grammar
"Third edition."
Topics: Dressmaking, Sewing
Allen County Public Library
by Staats, Harold, 1899-
texts
eye 12,457
favorite 6
comment 0
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Topics: Staats family, genealogy
American Libraries
by Apollodorus, of Athens; Frazer, James George, Sir, 1854-1941, edt trl
texts
eye 12,353
favorite 8
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=xMqEAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cornell University Library
by Salwey, Jasper
texts
eye 12,294
favorite 35
comment 1
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topics: Pencil drawing, Drawing
Boston Public Library
texts
eye 12,092
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Almanacs, American, Statistics
The Library of Congress
by Ruskin, John, 1819-1900; Cunnington, Susan, [from old catalog] ed
texts
eye 12,042
favorite 10
comment 1
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Topic: Economics
California Digital Library
texts
eye 12,018
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: Moralities, English
California Digital Library
by Capablanca, José Raúl, 1888-1942
texts
eye 11,940
favorite 8
comment 0
Topic: Chess
New York Public Library
by Wall, John P. (John Patrick), b. 1867, ed; Lewis Publishing Company; Pickersgill, Harold E., b. 1872
texts
eye 11,710
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Middlesex County (N.J.) -- History, Middlesex County (N.J.) -- Biography, United States -- History...
New York Public Library
texts
eye 11,627
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: York County (Neb.) -- History, York County (Neb.) -- Biography
California Digital Library
by Brhaspati; Thomas, Frederick William, 1867-1956; Bhagavad Datta, 1893-1968
texts
eye 11,611
favorite 8
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Topics: Sanskrit literature, India -- Politics and government To 997
The Library of Congress
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Stephens, Brad, b. 1879, printer; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
texts
eye 11,583
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"This Franklin handicraft book is number one in a series of ten now in preparation"--P. [12]
California Digital Library
by Glass, Edward L. N., b. 1890
texts
eye 11,494
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: United States. Army. Cavalry, 10th
American Libraries
by Allen, F. Sturges A .B. LL.B.
texts
eye 11,316
favorite 1
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: referring, chiefly, spec, going, people, time, isee, cross, three, notes, sense implying, public...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=ZqweuM4ZH3AC&oe=UTF-8
New York Public Library
by Wall, John P. (John Patrick), b. 1867, ed; Lewis Publishing Company; Pickersgill, Harold E., b. 1872
texts
eye 11,272
favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Middlesex County (N.J.) -- History, Middlesex County (N.J.) -- Biography, United States -- History...
California Digital Library
by Live Stock Sanitary Board of Arizona
texts
eye 11,208
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: Cattle brands -- Arizona
Topics: Duluth (Minn.) -- History, Saint Louis County (Minn.) -- History, Duluth (Minn.) -- Biography,...
California Digital Library
by Neil, Marion Harris
texts
eye 11,127
favorite 7
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Topic: Cookery, American
California Digital Library
by Botha, C. Graham (Colin Graham), b. 1883
texts
eye 10,914
favorite 2
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"List of the principal documents and books consulted": p. vi-viii
Topics: Huguenots -- South Africa Cape of Good Hope, Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History