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. The broad outlines of the excavation are in the reports, the excavation diaries contain the day-by-day summaries. The...

Ben W. 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.
Jeremiah White Graves Diaries
Diary and account books kept by Jeremiah White Graves (1801-1884) in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

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...
The Papers of Julian Bond
The Papers of Julian Bond
* Please note that as of July 2020, there are no more documents available online for transcription. Due to the ongoing health crisis, we are unable to photograph and upload to this site additional documents for transcription until our libraries re-open to the public. We thank you for your...
Civil War & Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project
Civil War & Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project
The Civil War & Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi project (CWRGM) is digitizing, transcribing, and annotating the nearly 20,000 documents in the state's governors' collections for the long Civil War era. Because 19th century Americans of all backgrounds contacted their governors about...
Mother Agnes Hazotte Correspondence
Correspondence written to and from Mother Agnes Hazotte during her tenure as Mother Superior of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, 1864-1905.
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.
Lists
Manuscript lists, such as membership lists, from local records held by the Long Island Collection.
Whaling Logs
Whaling logs held at the East Hampton Library's Long Island Collection.

Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library is home the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, the ultimate resource for exploring Shakespeare and his world.
EMROC Transcribathon 2021
SIGN UP FOR A PAGE Please join the Early Modern Recipe Online Collective (EMROC), Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Wellcome Collection for a one-day manuscript adventure on March 4, from 1PM to 9 PM GMT. This worldwide event offers a chance to help make two medical recipe books...
Thomas Martin Diaries
Thomas Martin Diaries
Thomas P. Martin (1846-1910) was born on Albemarle Plantation in Assumption Parish, Louisiana. During the Civil War, he served in Company C of the 26th Louisiana Regiment. In 1865, Thomas Martin married Cornelia M. Taylor. Mr. Martin arrived in Fort Worth, Texas during the early 1890s, where...
Mayor and Council Proceedings
Mayor and Council Proceedings
The Mayor and Council Proceedings are part of the City of Fort Worth Records available at the Fort Worth Public Library Archives. The collection includes the proceedings for 1895-2011, with the years 1895-1897 represented in the digital collection. The collection contains correspondence...

Frederick Douglass Digital Edition

The Frederick Douglass Papers collects, edits, and publishes in books and online the speeches, letters, autobiographies, and other writings of Frederick Douglass. The project is in the process of building a new digital edition to be available next year.
Correspondence, Volume 1: 1842-1852 (Published and Unpublished)
This volume contains published and unpublished documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up in the first case, and transcriptions in the second case that need review. There is no new material here for transcription.
Correspondence, Volume 2: 1853-1865 **NEW MATERIAL HERE**
This volume contains published documents that do not need transcription but OCR clean up. It also has hundreds of brand new documents never published before and requiring your help with transcription! Search for documents with "Unpublished" in the title if you want to transcribe Douglass documents.
Speeches, Debates, and Interviews Volume 4: 1864-1880
This volume contains all published documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up.

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...
French
Documents from the Botany Libraries, Harvard University written in French
Colonial North America: Botany Libraries, Archives of the Gray Herbarium
Colonial North America: Botany Libraries, Archives of the Gray Herbarium
The collection from the Botany Libraries, Archives of the Gray Herbarium, includes Manasseh Cutler papers, consisting of notebooks of observations of plants, notebooks of extracts from books and letters, dated from 1782 to 1808, and a small group of loose materials, which includes material...
Asa Gray Correspondence files of the Gray Herbarium
This collection, approximately 1820-1904, includes the personal correspondence of Asa Gray and Sereno Watson, official correspondence of other Herbarium staff, and a small amount of correspondence of noted botanists who were not affiliated with Harvard. Gray correspondence contains letters...
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...
Iowa Seed Catalogs
Iowa Seed Catalogs
This collection contains trade catalogs, 1881-1922, from Iowa seed companies, such as the Iowa Seed Company and Dorr's Iowa Seeds. Catalogs include seeds and bulbs for flowers, trees, herbs, ornamental shrubs, vegetables, grains, grasses, and fruit. In addition, the catalogs often also include...
Adams Family Papers
Adams Family Papers
The Adams Family Papers (1618-2008, undated) contains correspondence, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, the family bible and biographical materials. The biographical materials include newspaper clippings, journals, and diaries of the family members.
Iowa State Parks
Iowa State Parks
This collection is based on an online exhibit, "A More Beautiful Iowa: Iowa's State Parks System," was was a physical exhibit displayed in the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) during the summer and fall semester of 2017. Celebrating the 100th...
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...
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...

Kansas State University Libraries

The Morse Department of Special Collections is the official repository for official records of Kansas State University and is a center of research for cookery, Kansas history, and the consumer movement.
Manuscript Cookbooks
Manuscript Cookbooks
The Richard L. D. & Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections comprehensively collects manuscript and printed materials for its Cookery Collection. The manuscript portion of the Cookery Collection contains over 250 cookbooks in many languages and countries of origin, from the late...

KHSDigitalCollections

The Kentucky Historical Society Digital Collections are selected materials from the Kentucky Historical Society's archival and library collections.
Captain James Sympson diary
Captain James Sympson diary
A journal by Captain James Sympson concerning his company of the Kentucky Volunteer Militia, dated August 31-October 20, 1813. The entries are about the activities surrounding the Battle of the Thames campaign and an account of the battle proper. Includes diagrams, descriptions of the marches, a...
Henry Lane Stone Civil War diary
Henry Lane Stone Civil War diary
This one item collection is an 1864 pocket diary primarily written by Henry Lane Stone, who took the diary from a Union soldier he had captured on February 14, 1865. Stone was part of the Confederate States of America Army, Company D of the 9th Kentucky Calvary. This diary records the final...
Claude Likens diary and notebook
Claude Likens diary and notebook
Journal kept by Claude Likens of the 192nd Tank Battalion while a prisoner in Japan during World War II. Likens used the journal as both diary and notebook. The journal includes copies of letters sent to Likens from his family, Likens' poetry, notes from his efforts to learn Japanese, names and...
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...
Maryland State Archives: 1974 Marriage Certificates
PLEASE NOTE THAT CERTIFICATE NUMBERS ARE OFTEN VERY FAINT, BUT THEY ARE THERE. CERTIFICATE NUMBERS HAVE BEEN STAMPED ON THE RECORD BY THE CLERK OF COURT, AND SHOULD BE IN CONSECUTIVE ORDER. THEY ARE OFTEN PROCEEDED BY THE YEAR, EX. 74-002351. SOME CERTIFICATES DO NOT INCLUDE THE TWO-DIGIT YEAR...

Middlebury College Special Collections

Special Collections at the Middlebury College Library serves as a research laboratory for both the Middlebury community and independent scholars.
19th Century Scientific Catalogs - Geology & Palentology
19th Century Scientific Catalogs - Geology & Palentology
Handwritten catalogs from the 19th Century, describing scientific specimens collected by the Department of Geology, Middlebury College, including the locations whence specimens were collected and the names of their donors. Transcribing these catalogs helps support research in geology, local...
Robinson Family Papers
Robinson Family Papers
The Robinson Family letters from Rokeby Museum represent several generations of Quaker families in Vermont, especially the Robinsons - a family of farmers, abolitionists, artists, and authors whose home in Ferrisburgh is now a National Historic Landmark and one of the best-documented Underground...

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
2 Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustees Records
2 Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustees Records
Trustees records (1831-1930) including meeting minutes, agendas, reports, and letters that document every detail of the business of the Cemetery from hiring a gatekeeper and gardener to managing large swaths of land as an early non-profit.
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Established in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the first rural cemetery in the country. 19th-century records tell the story of the initial vision and how it is has evolved as a designed landscape and burial site. Including letters between its founding...
Horticulture
A selection of documents highlighting horticultural practices at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Includes letters, invoices, and other material that deal with the purchasing, growing, and care of plants

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....
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Officers)
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Officers)
These records contain British Army officers returns, and follow on from the Regimental series
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)
These books give details of British Army soldiers and officers, They include details of enlistment, and appointments (promotions) and discharged or deceased The National Archives (UK) will use basic information to enhance their catalogue. The forms vary in content. The image quality may be...
Copyright Entry Forms: Paintings and Drawings
Copyright Entry Forms: Paintings and Drawings
This collection comprises records of paintings and drawings submitted to the Stationers’ Company for copyright protection between 1862 and 1912. The records are entry forms containing information about the creative works being submitted for copyright protection, with attached samples of those...

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.

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.
Board of Trustees minutes, Ohio University
Board of Trustees minutes, Ohio University
Meeting minutes document the activities of Ohio University's Board of Trustees, beginning with its 1804 founding. Transcription enables full text searching of the volumes for endeavors such as tracing the history of the institution and the region. See volumes covering 1804-1954 in our Ohio...
Farfel Research Notebooks
Farfel Research Notebooks
The Farfel Notebooks document each manuscript and printed leaf that Dr. Farfel acquired over the course of his many years of collecting. There are 13 notebooks total. Each is a simple lined spiral-bound notebook familiar to most students. Dr. Farfel began his first notebook with leaf #1....
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...
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...
Head of School (Stearns) Correspondence: Chinese Students
NOTE: Correspondence is often in reverse chronological order in folders (most recent letters first or at the front of the folder). Chinese boys and girls attended Phillips Academy and neighboring Abbot Academy from 1903 to 1930 through the personal efforts of Andover’s principal, Alfred...

Queen's University Archives

Queen's University Archives, based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, is the official archival repository for the University record and a rich resource of private manuscripts covering literature, politics, art, business, science, and beyond.
Kingston records (regionally related)
Kingston records (regionally related)
Records out of the City of Kingston archival collection, or from private donors, that are regionally related to the Kingston geographic area by association of provenance, topic or event.
Queen’s University Senate Minutes
The Senate is one of the university's two primary governing bodies and dates back to the beginnings of the University; it was described in the university's Royal Charter of 1841, which willed that the "Principal and all the Professors of the said College shall forever constitute the College...
John Buchan fonds
John Buchan fonds
This collection contains records from John Buchan, first Baron Tweedsmuir, author, and former Governor-General of Canada. It includes correspondence, speeches (general and political), writings (published and unpublished), subject files, scrapbooks, and press clippings. Each file name is the...
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.
05. Enterprise Farmers' Club Minutes
05. Enterprise Farmers' Club Minutes
The Enterprise Farmers’ Club is an agricultural association in Sandy Spring, Maryland that has met continuously since its formation in 1865. The group meets to discuss and exchange thoughts and information related to agricultural practices and the business of farming. The meeting agendas have...
09. Pigeon Club Minutes
09. Pigeon Club Minutes
The Pigeon Club was a boys' organization in Sandy Spring, Maryland formed in 1910 in order for young pigeon fanciers to share their enthusiasm and knowledge in raising these birds. The club later evolved into more of an outdoor adventurers' organization. It's is unknown when the club ceased...
02. Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries
02. Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries
Caleb Edward Iddings, (1829-1904) was a physician in Sandy Spring, Maryland. In 1849, prior to medical school, he joined the wave of young hopefuls traveling to California, seeking fortune during in the Gold Rush. Upon his return from the West, he obtained his medical training at Maryland...

South Australia 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.
Postboy Logbook
Postboy Logbook
This diary logs the many travels that the schooner ‘Postboy’ completed during the late 19th century. It contains travels mostly from Port Adelaide to other gulf ports in South Australia such as Port McDonnell and Port Pirie. Mostly used as a trading ship, this diary also contains a travel log of...
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...
Jack Sheridan log books
Jack Sheridan wrote several log books during his time sailing the vessel 'Portonian' in South Australian waters. Each is recorded in a three day to a page diary with entries made in pencil at regular intervals throughout the year. The first log has a note in the back page which refers to the...

Special Collections

Transcription and translation of primary sources in Special Collections & University Archives and the Basque Library in the UNR Libraries. To join, sign up (above) and send your username to specoll@unr.edu.
Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV
Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV
The Nevada Constitution, ratified in 1864, contained a provision for documenting "all property, both real and personal, of the wife owned or claimed by her before marriage and that acquired afterward by gift, devise or descent" so that in the case of the end of the marriage, she could reclaim it....
Reno Divorce Correspondence
Reno Divorce Correspondence
Reno, Nevada was considered the Divorce Capital of the World for six decades during the Twentieth Century. After the residency requirement was reduced to six weeks in 1931, thousands of men and women spent those weeks in boarding houses, hotels, and "divorce ranches" in Nevada. Special...
Jon Bilbao Correspondence - Translation
Jon Bilbao Correspondence - Translation
During his exile after the Francoist troops conquered the Basque Country in 1937, José Antonio Agirre, the first lehendakari or president of the Basque Government, maintained correspondence with a variety of individuals in exile. First, in connections to his government role while the Basque...
Life and Death in Florence
Life and Death in Florence
Biographical details, including date of birth and of entry to the convent, names of parents, and date of death. The second of two volumes, the first probably lost or stolen as a result of political turmoil.
Schutzbrief, or safe conduct document for a German Jew, 1802
The bishop of Bamberg issued this Schutzbrief, or "safe conduct document," on 29 July 1802 allowing a German Jew, Aaron Meier, and his family to travel to Lichtenfels.
Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book
Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book
A 17th-century cookery book with index, containing recipes for preserves, cakes, wines, and household remedies

Stanford University Archives

The Stanford University Archives is the official repository for records of Stanford University, including its founders, administration, faculty, students, and alumni.
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...
Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs
Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs
The first series of this collection contains letters, reminiscences, diaries and account books, autobiographies, and other items from a number of Stanford University students. Most of the letters are written home to family members; typical subjects include academic affairs, social life on campus...
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.

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.
Maud Hayes Stick
Maud Hayes Stick
Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection Maud Hayes, also known as Ada Maud Hayes, was born in 1889. At the age of 18, she began working as an artist's model at Howard Pyle's art institute in Wilmington, Delaware,...
World War II Letters
World War II Letters
Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection includes a sample of World War II letters from the Military Collection of the State Archives of North Carolina. To help with context, like names of places or...
World War I Letters
World War I Letters
Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection includes World War I letters (correspondence) from the consistently expanding collections of the State Library and State Archives of North Carolina. To help...

The Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia inspires learning, ignites imagination, creates possibilities, encourages understanding, and engages Virginia's past to empower its future.
Northampton County (Va.)
Northampton 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...
Page County (Va.)
Page 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...
World War I Questionnaires
World War I Questionnaires
These questionnaires give us a glimpse into the lives of WWI veterans. Help us transcribe them! 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...
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...
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...
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 20
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 20
Welcome to the 2nd annual Parker Transcribathon! If you're working with us beyond the boundaries of the Reading Room here at the Parker, join the conversation at https://stanford.zoom.us/j/793068504! Getting Started Register for a free account at From the Page here: ...

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.
Convict Leasing Project
Names and information of Tennessee convicts imprisoned and forced to work in Tracy City, Tennessee, between 1870 and 1896 by the Tennessee Coal and Iron Company. More information is at: https://new.sewanee.edu/features/ghosts-of-lone-rock/ . NEW! See Dr. Westmont's presentation on the Lone Rock...
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...
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Sample of several pages from the Oram Diaries to evaluate transcription tools
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...
Oram Diaries Test Collection (unstructured)
Test collection using 'pipe' character to delimit structured text
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...
Sam J. Ervin Papers, Senate Records
Samuel James Ervin, Jr., was a Burke County, N.C., attorney, North Carolina legislator, judge, United States senator, and long-time champion of civil liberties.
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,...
David C. Driskell Papers
David C. Driskell Papers
Help us make David C. Driskell’s incredible life of art, teaching, and scholarship more accessible to everyone! David C. Driskell was an inspiration to so many of his colleagues, students, and fellow artists, including Jacob Lawrence and Aaron Douglas. He passed away from...
General Manuscripts
General manuscripts digitized and available on Collections UofT at https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/fisher2%3Aroot

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...
Governor Spry (1909-1917) Joseph Hillstrom Petitions
As chief executive officer of the state, Governor Spry had the authority to commute the sentences of those convicted of crimes. The conviction and execution of Joseph Hillstrom (Joe Hill) became one of the most controversial criminal cases in Utah history; it generated national and international...
Governor Spry (1909-1917) Joseph Hillstrom Correspondence
As chief executive officer of the state, the governor has the authority to commute the sentences of those convicted of crimes. The conviction and execution of Joseph Hillstrom (Joe Hill) became one of the most controversial criminal cases in Utah history; it generated national and international...
Governor Spry (1909-1917) Joseph Hillstrom Case Records
As chief executive officer of the state, Governor Spry had the authority to commute the sentences of those convicted of crimes. The murder conviction and execution of Joseph Hillstrom (Joe Hill) became one of the most controversial criminal cases in Utah history; it generated national and...

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 Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914
The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914
The documents in this collection contain the stories of nineteenth century English lives. Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey worked as probate and property lawyers in the town of Tring, Hertfordshire, in south central England. They handled wills, estates, and personal property issues for...
GDR Living Room Documents
GDR Living Room Documents
The German Democratic Republic (GDR) was a communist state established in 1949 within the boundaries of the Soviet Occupation Zone in Germany after the Second World War. Those who lived in the GDR spanned various generations from those who were born in the Weimar Republic or Nazi Germany to those...
Giusticiati: Italian Manuscript List of Persons Condemned to Death in Venice, 726-1804
This manuscript contains the names of 1068 Venetians executed between 726 to 1804. It records names, dates of execution, crimes, and method of execution. Relatively few executions are listed until the late sixteenth century, and almost half of the total listed in this document occurred in the...

Western University Archives and Special Collections

Western University Archives and Special Collections acquires and preserves records of the University, records of individuals and organizations, rare books, and maps that complement the teaching and research needs of our community.
London and Surrounding Area Records
London and Surrounding Area Records
Contains records created by individuals, families, and organizations created in or related to London and the surrounding area.

William L. Clements Library

The William L. Clements Library collects, preserves, and makes available historical resources about the Americas, with particular strengths in 18th and 19th century American history.
Henry James Family Correspondence, 1855-1865
Henry James Family Correspondence, 1855-1865
This collection is made up primarily of incoming correspondence to husband and wife Gilbert and Adeline James of Cherry Creek, New York. Their most prolific correspondent was Gilbert's brother Henry James, who sent 18 letters, most written while serving in Company C of the 7th Michigan Cavalry...
Samson Adams Papers, 1767-1794
Samson Adams Papers, 1767-1794
The Samson Adams papers are the estate and business documents of Adams, a free African American man living and working in Trenton, New Jersey, in the late 18th century. Adams worked as a carpenter and laborer, and produced and traded in a variety of items, including soap, milk, corn, and...
Elizabeth Camp Journals, 1819-1825
Elizabeth Camp Journals, 1819-1825
Elizabeth Camp's two journals detail her time spent with the Stockbridge Indians as a schoolteacher and unofficial Congregationalist missionary.

Wisconsin Historical Society

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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...
Wisconsin Women's History
Wisconsin Women's History
Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin. The first round of manuscripts include prominent Wisconsin women involved in the Suffrage Movement. Visit the Help Page for Transcription Help for this collection. Mathilde Franziska Anneke (Note: German language needed)...
WWPL Manuscript Collection
Digital items in the archive that have never been transcribed.
Woodrow Wilson Papers Microfilm Reels
Scans taken from the Library of Congress. Finding aid available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009194