The Papers of Julian Bond
The Papers of Julian Bond
About the Project: Following the death of civil rights leader Julian H. Bond on August 15, 2015, the University of Virginia acquired the entirety of his papers and moved them to the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library for preservation. In an effort to make the papers accessible...

Alabama Department of Archives and History

Founded in 1901, the Alabama Department of Archives and History was the first independently administered state archival and historical agency in the U.S.
Sarah Rousseau Espy diary
Sarah Rousseau Espy diary
Sarah Rodgers Rousseau was born in 1815 in Morgan County, Georgia. She married Thomas Espy in 1836, and the couple had seven children. In 1849, the family moved to Dublin in Cherokee County, Alabama. In this diary (1859 to 1868), Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities,...
Ellen Stephens Hildreth scrapbook correspondence
Ellen Stephens Hildreth scrapbook correspondence
Ellen Stephens Hildreth of New Decatur, Alabama, was a local social and civic leader, as well as an advocate for women's suffrage and early childhood education. Her husband, C. J. Hildreth, published the following in her orbituary in the New Decatur Advertiser on January 6, 1916: To say nothing...
Lila Bess Olin Morgan family correspondence, 1957 to 1968
This collection consists of correspondence (1957 to 1968) from the papers of Lila Bess Olin Morgan of Montgomery, Alabama. Most notable are the letters written between Lila Bess and her daughter, Juliette Hampton Morgan. Juliette Morgan, a supporter of civil rights, was involved in local...

Antioch Archive Transcription Project

These are reports on the excavation of Antioch-on-the-Orontes undertaken by the Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University between 1932 and 1939. This part of the project is focused on correcting the OCR'd copies of the reports and creating
Antioch Field Reports and Excavation Diaries
Antioch Field Reports and Excavation Diaries
These are the OCR'd pdf's of the daily and yearly excavation reports. The transcriptions of these pages will serve as the actual text to allow a full-text search of the reports. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SPELL CHECK YOUR WORK!

Ben Brumfield

Researching people and events in the Renan area around 1920. Please contact me at benwbrum@gmail.com
Thornton Manuscripts
Middle English texts from Robert Thornton's Lincoln and London manuscripts.

BL Digital

The Digital Scholarship Department (BL Digital) works to enable innovative research based on the British Library's digital collections.
Arabic Scientific Manuscripts of the British Library
Arabic Scientific Manuscripts of the British Library
This project is now finished! A huge thanks to everyone who contributed! For the latest news on the British Library Digital Scholarship department's Arabic Handwritten Text Recognition projects visit bl/digital. **************************************** Help advance research into automatic...

Book Traces

We are collecting transcriptions of HANDWRITTEN ANNOTATIONS found in college and university libraries all around the state of Virginia. Book Traces, based at the University of Virginia, is led by Andrew Stauffer and Kristin Jensen.
Book Traces: Civil War Readers and Their Books in Virginia Libraries
The page images in this collection are from pre-1871 books owned by college and university libraries all around Virginia. Please help us by transcribing any handwritten annotations you find on the pages! We are interested in the "traces" that past readers of these books have left behind in the...

California State Library

The California State Library: A leader, innovator, champion, and important source of trusted information to Californians and their libraries.
World War I Collection
World War I Collection
Collection of World War I documents, letters, and photos.

Colorado State University Libraries

Colorado State University Libraries participates in the University community’s discovery, communication, and use of knowledge by providing materials, information, and other services to support instruction, research and scholarship.
Delph Carpenter Diaries
Delph Carpenter Diaries
The "Father of Interstate River Compacts," Delph E. Carpenter (1877-1951) served the state of Colorado as a lawyer, state senator, and river commissioner. He wrote, negotiated, and promoted the Colorado River Compact, among others, following his service as lead counsel in the Wyoming vs. Colorado...
Charles A. Lory Diaries
Charles A. Lory Diaries
Charles A. Lory (1872-1969) was the fifth president of Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). From 1909 to 1940, Lory oversaw significant expansion of the college. He was involved with many local and national organizations, most of which focused on water use, agriculture,...

David Joseph Wrisley

Associate Professor of Digital Humanities
OpenGulf text creation.
This project is running in the summer of 2020 at NYU Abu Dhabi to create transcriptions of a sample of different handwritings from the inner and outer letter books of the British colonial residency at Bushire (1800-1860). The project also includes OCR correction from other sources. They are part...
UDHR
PDF files on UDHR in multiple languages
Test collection 2
After OCR text extraction function is added
Test collection
Just for testing
Historical DCLEP Council Minutes
Historical DCLEP Council Minutes
This is a joint project between the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula and the Cummins School Community Library, focused on preserving historical Council Minutes in a digital format, allowing accessibility for all.

Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses

The Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses is a Cooperative Association partner with the Bureau of Land Management. Friends support parks by raising funds for education, historical renovations and building new park facilities.
 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books
1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books
The Yaquina Head Lighthouse was established in 1873 and is located on the Central Oregon Coast. The stories and history of this site are kept alive by trained interpreters who provide guided historic tours in period clothing. As you help us transcribe these documents we will be able to...
Colonial North America: Loeb Music Library
Colonial North America: Loeb Music Library
Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...
Colonial North America: Harvard Law School Library
Colonial North America: Harvard Law School Library
Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...
Colonial North America: Schlesinger Library
Colonial North America: Schlesinger Library
Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...

High Point Museum

The High Point Museum cares for and exhibits objects, photographs, and archival material that reflect the history of the greater High Point area.
High Point Archives Project
High Point Archives Project
Letters, deeds, meeting minutes, and other materials from the collection of the High Point Museum. Many of the Fisher letters describe visits to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.
May Wright Sewall Papers
May Wright Sewall Papers
The May Wright Sewall Papers are a collection of documents comprised of approximately 500 letters written to May Wright Sewall dated between 1879 and 1919, and three guest books with remarks and signatures from 197 guests of the Sewall house. The correspondents represented in this collection...
The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation
The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation
Obra de Trevor Owens para ser traducida al español.
Howitt and Fison Papers
Howitt and Fison Papers
At the end of the 19th Century A.W. Howitt and Lorimer Fison collaborated on pioneering anthropological research in Australia and the Pacific. Their book Kamilaroi and Kurnai (1880) revealed the complexity and diversity of Aboriginal society and pioneered important advancements in anthropological...
William Joseph Despain Missionary Journal
William Joseph Despain Missionary Journal
The missionary journal of William Joseph Despain 1900-1902.
C. S. Peirce Manuscripts
C. S. Peirce Manuscripts
The goal of the Scalable Peirce Interpretation Network (SPIN) is to develop a model environment for distributed collaboration that can support an international network of researchers, students, and citizen scholars in cooperative efforts to encode and interpret handwritten manuscripts, including...

KHSDigitalCollections

The Kentucky Historical Society Digital Collections are selected materials from the Kentucky Historical Society's archival and library collections.
Malinda K Miller diary
Malinda K Miller diary
A diary written by Malinda K. Miller in 1922 while she was in in Rangoon, Burma as a missionary.
Emilie Todd Helm Scrapbook
Emilie Todd Helm Scrapbook
Scrapbook of Civil War-related materials collected during and after the war by Emilie Todd Helm, widow of Confederate Brigadier General Benjamin Hardin Helm and half-sister of Mary Todd Lincoln. The clippings were pasted into a Todd family account book from the late 1840s, parts of which are...
Prall family bible records
Prall family bible records
Records from the Prall family Bible, Kentucky Historical Society collection SC 1980. Included are birth and marriage dates related to Benjamin Prall's family and other manuscript material included with the Bible. The Bible was passed from Benjamin Prall to the enslaved Mary Ann Rowe (nee Prall)...
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
The first 30 years of California's statehood were a time of upheaval for American Indians throughout California. New state officials worked to assume control of California's affairs and boundaries, U.S. government officials unfamiliar with California and its Indians arrived to document tribal...
Festival Book for Charles VI
First edition of a sumptuous festival book commemorating the inauguration of HRE Charles VI in 1717 as Count of Flanders, featuring an allegorical frontispiece and 6 large folding plates, including four engravings of the extravagant fireworks displays that followed the ceremony.
The Case of Magdalena, the Former Slave
Archives Départementales des Bouches-du-Rhône 3B 858, and the opening folio is 178r. Marseille, 1407.
Livre Salterien
Transcription of Paris, BNF 6049, ff. 264v-298r.
Maryland State Archives: 1982 Marriage Certificates
PLEASE NOTE THAT CERTIFICATE NUMBERS ARE OFTEN VERY FAINT, BUT THEY ARE THERE. Marriage certificates are among the most requested records here at the Maryland State Archives. These records are needed to apply for a driver’s license, passport, Social Security and health benefits, a mortgage, and...

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Help transcribe 19th-century papers that tell the story of America's first rural cemetery and the first designed landscape open to the public in North America. Visit our Online Database at MountAuburn.PastPerfectOnline.com
Mount Auburn Cemetery Letterpress Copying Books
Mount Auburn Cemetery Letterpress Copying Books
Letters (1860-1924) between Mount Auburn Cemetery's Superintendents, Secretaries, Treasurers, and Lot Proprietors. This collection of 65 letterpress copying books provides a first hand account of a time period that included the creation of a greenhouse and nursery, appointment of a permanent...
Mount Auburn Tutorial Documents
Mount Auburn Tutorial Documents
Use these examples to see how to transcribe the three different types of materials in Mount Auburn Cemetery's Historical Collections & Archives.
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Records of commissions for sculptor Martin Milmore's monumental Sphinx, the statues of Joseph Story by William Wetmore Story, James Otis by Thomas Crawford, John Winthrop by Richard S. Greenough, and John Adams by Randolph Rogers; Jacob Bigelow's commission for Ballantine & Allan's Scottish...

Mulaika

Saya seorang pensyarah dalam kajian Asia Tenggara di SOAS University of London.
Syair Mesa Gumitar
Syair Mesa Gumitar
British Library Mss Add 12380 With thanks to the British Library for digitising this manuscript and making it available for reuse. The manuscript can also be viewed fully digitised on the BL's site here:http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_12380&index=0

Nantucket Historical Association Research Library

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.
Ladies' Logs
Of the over 400 logbooks in the NHA’s ships’ logs collection, only 11 have been attributed to women. It was not unheard of for wives of whaling masters to accompany their husbands on voyages. Nantucket women were well educated and, whether at sea or home, often wrote letters and kept journals....
Returns of British Army Officers covering 1790s-1830s
Returns of British Army Officers covering 1790s-1830s
Collection of Returns of British Army Officers covering 1790s-1830s. These returns cover the Officer's service between the late 1780s to 1830s. They give various information, we are not capturing all the information. The information includes date and place of birth, dates of promotion...

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an independent, non-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and in
Scouting Reports
Scouting Reports
Scouting reports on prospects who would become Hall of Famers, play in the Majors and Minors, or never make it past scouting.
NEWSM Steam Library
NEWSM Steam Library
We are creating a shelf list for our Mechanical Engineering Library, a collection of books about the history of steam power from the New England Wireless & Steam Museum in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.

Ohio University Libraries

Ohio University Libraries actively invests in digitizing our unique collections in order to broaden access to these rich materials. Our digital offerings regularly expand in support of the research and educational activities of university campus.
Test of a "Document Set"
This is a feature of FTP, ability to create a sub-set. I am not entirely sure if all needs to be from the same collection...I will see!
William E. Peters Papers
William E. Peters Papers
The William E. Peters Papers online collection consists of materials selected from the larger physical manuscript collection which showcase Peters' research and documentation of Athens County, Ohio history and genealogy. The 26-volume scrapbook series of "Range Books" are organized geographically...
Cornelius Ryan Collection of World War II Papers
Cornelius Ryan Collection of World War II Papers
The Cornelius Ryan Collection consists of documents used by Ryan as a research tool in writing his books. During the 1950s and 60s, Ryan, a former war correspondent, placed ads in Reader’s Digest to solicit information from veterans including questionnaire responses, interviews and...
Phillips Family Papers
Phillips Family Papers
This collection compiles the legal documents, letters, books, and original works of several members of the Phillips family including Samuel Phillips (founder of Phillips Academy Andover) and his uncle John Phillips (founder of Phillips Exeter Academy). Items in the collections date 1647-1876...
Eugene Houghton Civil War letters
Eugene Coolidge Houghton was born March 11, 1844, the son of Robert Coolidge Houghton and Lucy Taylor Forbush Houghton. His hometown was Stow, Massachusetts. During the Civil War, he left Phillips Academy to serve in the 2nd Heavy Artillery Battery C Massachusetts and was promoted to Colonel....
Domesday Book of Queen's University
Contains an annual history of Queen's University, list of donors, and graduates for the period from 1839-1924.
SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889
SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889
Help the ROM Library and Archives transcribe the 900+ pages of this letter book of Samuel Wilmot (1822-1899), a pioneering pisciculturist who initiated and led Canada's fish-culture program between 1868 and 1895. Wilmot established a hatchery in Newcastle, ON, intending to save the Lake Ontario...

Sandy Spring Museum

The Sandy Spring Museum Archives is a diverse assemblage of historic documents that illuminate the community's story as a network of rural villages and supports the institution's mission of creating a sense of place and belonging.
The Neighbors Minutes
The Neighbors Minutes
The Neighbors is a social club in Sandy Spring, Maryland that was established on May 20, 1897, and has met continuously since then. The Neighbors was organized as a protest against the extravagance seen in some of the other community social clubs. Initially, sandwiches and coffee were the...
Home Interest Society Minutes
Home Interest Society Minutes
Home Interest, which refers to itself as a “Society,” was founded in Sandy Spring, Maryland, on August 27th, 1870 and has met monthly (more or less) to the present day. Early in its existence, meetings were not held in June and July to free up members to attend to agricultural and horticultural...
Horticultural Society Minutes
Horticultural Society Minutes
The Horticultural Society is an organization in Sandy Spring, Maryland founded in 1863 that continues to meet to present-day. When formed, the society was seen as an adjunct to two established farmers clubs whereby the Horticultural Society distinguished itself by allowing membership for women....

South Australian Maritime Museum

Located in the historic Port Adelaide precinct, the South Australian Maritime Museum preserves, explores and celebrates the human history of our oceans and rivers. Our collections include ships logs, passenger and crew diaries.
Chief Gunner Logbook
Chief Gunner Logbook
The Chief Gunner’s journal provides, on one side of the diary, a rough journal by Edward Argent detailing the voyage to China of the PROTECTOR to serve with the Admiralty during the Boxer Rebellion. He writes of the events that occur during the voyage which involve travelling from Adelaide...
William Strapps Diaries
William Strapps Diaries
William Strapps’ 1879 diary contains almost daily entries detailing his voyage to Australia from Camberwell England. Sailing on the ship GARONNE, Strapps writes of his time on board living with different people and different nationalities. He also talks of his experiences on the ship from the...
Passat Diary
This diary provides a detailed description of Betty Northmore’s life as a stewardess onboard the Passat. She details her duties as a stewardess as well as the weather, activities on the ship and descriptions of other crew members. Her voyage on the Passat started from Port Talbot to Port Victoria...
Latin Paleography Workshop
Latin Paleography Workshop
Medieval and Early Modern Paleography Workshop
The Jenny Lind Collection
The Jenny Lind Collection
In celebration of Jenny Lind’s bicentennial, Stanford Libraries is pleased to make available to the public the manuscript scores and letters contained in the Jenny Lind Collection, one of the largest extant collections of primary source materials once belonging to Lind. Swedish soprano Jenny...
Monterey Bay Historical Zooplankton Project
Monterey Bay Historical Zooplankton Project
Climate change is driving rapid changes in our biosphere on local and global scales. Our capacity to understand these shifts relies entirely upon two critical things: long-term biological and environmental observations, and an ability to discover and access them. Zooplankton (small animals that...

Stanford University Archives

The Stanford University Archives is the official repository for records of Stanford University, including its founders, administration, faculty, students, and alumni.
Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Records
Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Records
The materials consist of SAIL Dump And Restore Technique (DART) backup files, 1972-1990; digital copies of 16 mm films created from 1963-1980; handbooks; log books; manuals; and photographs and videos from the 35th SAIL reunion held in 2009.
Richard William Weiland Papers
Richard William Weiland Papers
Includes personal correspondence, 1969-2002; materials pertaining to Microsoft, both his career there and the company, 1976-99; his research materials and notebooks on computers, the software industry, investments, and other interests, 1988-2006; papers, yearbooks, notebooks, and other items from...
Marcia Kirwan Standley Papers
Marcia Kirwan Standley Papers
Correspondence of Marcia Kirwan Standley to her parents.

State Archives of North Carolina

The State Archives provides guidance on preservation and management of government records, and collects, preserves, and provides public access to historically significant archival materials relating to North Carolina.
WWII Letters
WWII Letters
About the TranscribeNC Project This digital collection includes a sample of World War II letters from the Military Collection of the State Archives of North Carolina. How to Help Transcribe Documents The transcription conventions, or “rules,” are located at the bottom of every page in the...
Travel Perspectives
Travel Perspectives
About the TranscribeNC Project The Travel Perspectives collection features narratives and images of tourism as experienced by North Carolinians, found within the holdings of the State Archives of North Carolina. These documents consist of letters, scrapbooks, journals, photographs, postcards,...
African American Education
African American Education
About the TranscribeNC Project This collection contains documents and photographs related to African American education in North Carolina before 1950 drawn from the collections of the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum and the State Archives of North Carolina. How to Help Transcribe Documents The...
Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project
Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project
The Margaret Bayard Smith Digital Edition is a project to transcribe and annotate the more than 3,000 letters, diaries, and commonplace books, written by Smith during her lifetime (1778-1844). The manuscripts are owned by the Library of Congress and a handful of letters are held by other...

The Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia inspires learning, ignites imagination, creates possibilities, encourages understanding, and engages Virginia's past to empower its future.
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia through...
Portsmouth (Va.).
Portsmouth (Va.).
On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia through...
Orange County (Va.)
Orange County (Va.)
On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia through...
CCCC MS 488: John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi.
CCCC MS 488: John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi.
CCCC MS 488 contains a copy of John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi dated 1569. John Joscelyn (1529 - 1603) was Matthew Parker's Latin secretary. He proved very adept at finding Old English manuscripts and at preparing them for publication. In addition to his work on Old English...
Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms
Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms
We're incredibly proud to have been able to loan eleven manuscripts to the British Library for their exhibition, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War, making the Parker Library the single largest lender to the exhibition as a whole. As the holder of a quarter of all Old English Manuscripts that...
Transcription Examples
Transcription Examples
The exemplar pages in this collection have been transcribed according to the conventions established for the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms Project run by the Parker Library. Should you have any questions, or encounter any difficulties, please email us directly at Parker Library Feedback or contact the...

The Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation

The Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation at the University of the South is a six-year initiative investigating the university’s historical entanglements with slavery and slavery’s legacies.
Leonidas Polk Family Papers
Leonidas Polk Family Papers
Leonidas Polk, first Bishop of Louisiana, founded the University of the South. Born to a wealthy planter family in North Carolina, Polk first attended West Point, but turned his attention toward the episcopacy. In the immediate antebellum period the Episcopal church spread south and west,...
George R. Fairbanks Collection
George R. Fairbanks Collection
George Rainsford Fairbanks (1820-1906) connected the first founding of the University of the South in 1858 with its refounding ten years later. Fairbanks served as a trustee from Florida and built a home on campus called Rebel's Rest. This portion of his collection deals with the fundraising work...

Transcribimus

Transcribimus community volunteers have already transcribed more than 3,500 pages of Vancouver history. Join us! Whether you complete a little or a lot, you make a valuable contribution to our shared history.
Vancouver City Council Minutes
Vancouver City Council Minutes
We are working on Vancouver City Council minutes from early 1895. Minutes from May 1886 - 1884 are already transcribed and posted on our website at transcribimus.ca We thank our wonderful volunteer transcribers who have made this possible!
Loreto 1916
Loreto 1916
The Institute of the Blessed Virgin was founded by Mary Ward in 1609. It is a religious institute of pontifical right dedicated to apostolic works’, living according to the Ignatian tradition [IBVM Constitutions 2009, Volume II: Chapter I; 1.1]. Mary Ward’s idea of religious life was based on the...
Boehm/Casement Papers
Boehm/Casement Papers
The Boehm/Casement Papers consist largely of letters from Roger Casement to Captain Hans Boehm, during Casement's stay in Germany in 1915, as well as some associated material (photographs, medals) relating to his first contact with the German authorities in November and December 1914 and the...
UCD Letters
UCD Letters
This collection consists of a range of 19th and early 20th century manuscript correspondence, acquired by UCD Library from diverse sources since the foundation of the Catholic University. It includes letters from significant figures, some connected directly to the University, including: Cardinal...
Rice C. Ballard Papers
Rice Carter Ballard (c. 1800-1860) was a slave trader based in Richmond, Va., who worked in partnership with the large slave trading firm of Isaac Franklin and John Armfield in the late 1820s and early 1830s. By the early 1840s, Ballard had settled down as a planter with several plantations in...
Thomas Brevard Notebook
Thomas Brevard was a teacher of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky. His notebook contains a diary, 1804 and 1830, accounts, poems, and other writings of Brevard; and minutes of the Union Library Society, Lebanon, Tenn., 1817-1824, and of the Philalethian Debating Society,...
Hentz Family Papers
Prominent members of the Hentz family included French revolutionary Nicholas Arnould Hentz (1756-1832); his sons Nicholas Richard Hentz (1786-1850), an officer in the French Imperial Army; and Nicholas Marcellus Hentz (1797-1856), a prominent entomologist; the latter's wife, the writer Caroline...
Kislak Center Recipe Books
The Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania houses a wide variety of recipe books among its collections. These include culinary recipes, comprising food and drink; medicinal recipes, for both humans and animals; household recipes, for...

University of Virginia Library

The UVA Library is the foundation on which UVA built a transformative educational community. The Library partners in learning and collaborates in discovery by creating inclusive and sustainable collections, services, spaces and infrastructure.
Matriculation Books (University of Virginia) V.1 (1825-1855)
Matriculation Books (University of Virginia) V.1 (1825-1855)
The Matriculation Books of the University of Virginia (RG-14/4/2.041, Small Special Collections Library), document each new and returning student to the University of Virginia officially registered: name, birth date, parent or guardian, place of residence, and courses of study. Records for...
Carter Family Letterbook
Robert “King” Carter (1662/3-1731) was born in Lancaster, Virginia, the son of John Carter and Sarah Ludlow Carter. One of the wealthiest colonists in eighteenth century Virginia, by the time of his death in 1732, Carter owned over 300, 000 acres of land, 48 plantations and owned over seven...

USDA National Agricultural Library

The USDA National Agricultural Library is one of five national libraries of the United States and houses one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and its related sciences.
BHL titles
Titles not in NAL collection.
Photograph Albums and Scrapbooks
Photograph Albums and Scrapbooks
Special Collections houses a variety of photograph albums, memory books, and scrapbooks documenting agricultural work.
Plant Exploration
Plant Exploration
Join USDA plant explorers as they journey the world for economically useful plants for the United States! Learn about their expeditions through letters, reports, and photographs.

UVA School of Law Library

Special Collections preserves and provides access to a diverse archive of legal history materials and the records. Our collections include rare books, manuscripts, archival records and publications, faculty writing, and photographs.
The Papers of John B. Minor, 1845-1893
The Papers of John B. Minor, 1845-1893
John B. Minor joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in 1845 at the age of thirty-two. An 1834 graduate of the university, Minor began his teaching career following a decade in private practice. Minor, along with James P. Holcombe, directed the law program at UVA amidst national debates...
The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Cases, 1870-1876
The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Cases, 1870-1876
The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Project features over 100 documents that explore the American Civil War's international legal dimensions. Boston attorney and future U.S. Congressman William W. Crapo corresponded with numerous fellow lawyers and clients between 1870 and 1876 to secure restitution from...
Practicing Law in the Early American Republic
Practicing Law in the Early American Republic
The papers offered here feature documents written by major figures from the American Revolutionary era. These include Samuel Chase, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and future Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court; President James Monroe and future president John Quincy...

Wisconsin Historical Society

Welcome to Wisconsin Scribes, a Documentary Discovery Project by the Wisconsin Historical Society. To begin, Sign Up for a free account and select one of the transcription projects. Read the collection description for more information.
Wisconsin Civil War Diaries and Correspondence
Wisconsin Civil War Diaries and Correspondence
A selection of diaries written by Wisconsin soldiers, surgeons, and nurses donated to the Wisconsin Historical Society. Current Diaries: Diaries of Van S. Bennett, Captain of Company I, 12th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Diaries of Rufus Dawes (1838-1899), Colonel of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry...
Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930
Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930
Papers of Increase Allen Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and research and writing files. For more information about this collection, visit the Online Finding Aid Visit the Help...