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...

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.
Philemon P. Black Journals
Philemon P. Black Journals
Philemon P. Black (1825-1901), from Chautauqua County, New York, farmed 80 acres of land that he called Sunnyside Ranch, on the north side of Terry Lake near Fort Collins, Colorado. He came to the Fort Collins area in 1874. His pioneering efforts to grow fruit in the Cache la Poudre valley...
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.
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 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 1: 1841-1846
This volume contains all published documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up.
Autobiographical Writings, Volume 2, My Bondage and My Freedom
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...
Stephen Elliott papers
The Stephen Elliott papers consist of manuscripts and research notes, some in Elliott's hand and some in other hands; subscription forms for his A sketch of the botany of South-Carolina and Georgia; and correspondence, mostly to Elliott from fellow botanists, dated from 1791 to 1829. Also...
Colonial North America: Houghton Library
Colonial North America: Houghton 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...
French
Documents from the Botany Libraries, Harvard University written in French
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...
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...
Ada Hayden Papers
Ada Hayden Papers
The Ada Hayden Papers (1864-2007) include biographical information, diplomas and certificates, illustrations, list of publications, and a small amount of general correspondence and correspondence concerning the Hayden family as well as a bibliography of early botanists. The collection also...
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.
Early American Shorthand
Early American Shorthand
Examples of early American shorthand
Thomas T. Sloan letter collection
Thomas T. Sloan letter collection
Collection consists of twenty-eight (28) letters from Bridgett Sloan, of Lexington, Kentucky, to her son Thomas T. Sloan, ranging from 1832-1848 (there are no letters from 1836-1842). From 1832-1834 T. Sloan resided in Washington D.C. In 1834-1835 T. Sloan joined the Marine Corps and moved to New...
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...
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. LICENSE NUMBERS ARE PRE-PRINTED ON THE FORMS AND...

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...

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 Letters and Invoices
Mount Auburn Cemetery Letters and Invoices
The collection includes a small selection of correspondences held in the Historical Collections & Archives of Mount Auburn Cemetery, including founding documents and special projects such as commissioning works of art for the Cemetery, and invoices.
Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustee Records
Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustee Records
Proprietors and Trustees Meeting Minutes (1835-1930) provide the permanent record of business of the Corporation, including committee reports and decisions made. Signed and dated by the Cemetery Secretary, and retained by the Corporation.
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....
British Army officers, service 1853-1913
British Army officers, service 1853-1913
Collection of Returns of British Army Officers covering 1870s-1907. They give various information, we are not capturing all the information. All dates to be written in full such as: 25 December 1900 The records will vary, depending on date and regiment. Not all service records contain all the...
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.
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...
Los Amigos records, 1947-1952
Los Amigos records, 1947-1952
Los Amigos was a minority student organization founded at Ohio University in 1947. Membership consisted primarily of African American students. The organization's goal was to provide social and spiritual activities and promote cultural and intellectual advancement for its members, as well as to...
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...
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.
The Domesday Book of Queen's University
The Domesday Book of Queen's University was established by Queen's Trustees in 1887, at the suggestion of Chancellor Sanford Fleming, to record the names of the university's benefactors and the main events in its history, which were to be written into the book every year. The book was kept up to...
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...
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.
10. The Neighbors Minutes
10. 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...
01. Reminiscences
01. Reminiscences
A collection of diaries and reminiscences from Sandy Spring community members. As you explore you'll find travel logs and ledgers, childhood memories and daily activities, some dating as early as 1823.
08. Mutual Improvement Association Minutes
08. Mutual Improvement Association Minutes
The Mutual Improvement Association is a women's organization founded in Sandy Spring, Maryland in 1857 and is among the oldest, continually meeting groups of its kind in the United States. The original group was comprised of Quakers and thus meetings are modeled, in part, on a Quaker Meeting...

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.
William Hodge Diary
This diary was written in an almost ‘story-like’ way as the author, William Hodge, describes his life from childhood until his later years. Beginning in the year 1864, Hodge mentions his experiences working at a timber firm called John Saunders and Son as well as his interesting travels arounds...
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...
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...

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....
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...
Reno Divorce Correspondence (Transcribed - Needs Review)
Reno Divorce Correspondence (Transcribed - Needs Review)
Reno, Nevada was considered the Divorcce 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...
Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book
Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book
A 17th-century cookery book with index, containing recipes for preserves, cakes, wines, and household remedies
Le Pelerinage de Damoiselle Sapience
https://www.arlima.net/mp/pelerinage_de_damoiselle_sapience.html From UPenn MS 660, ff. 86r-95v, uploaded for the Schoenberg Conference, November 2020
A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition
A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition
In 1853 Elisha Kent Kane set off on the Second Grinnell Expedition, ostensibly to search for survivors of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition launched in 1845, but also to discover the Northwest Passage. Kane, an ambitious scientist, was also on a quest to become famous for arctic exploration,...

Stanford University Archives

The Stanford University Archives is the official repository for records of Stanford University, including its founders, administration, faculty, students, and alumni.
Marcia Kirwan Standley Papers
Marcia Kirwan Standley Papers
Correspondence of Marcia Kirwan Standley to her parents.
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.
Stanford Faculty Papers
Stanford Faculty Papers
Materials created by Stanford faculty.

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
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, where she became one of Pyle's most sought after models. It was here that she met illustrator and writer Frank Stick in 1906...
Colonial Court Records
Colonial Court Records
About the TranscribeNC Project Colonial Court Records contain information regarding the court records of North Carolina during the colonial period (late 1600s through the 1700s) when the colony was controlled by the lords proprietors and later the crown. How to Help Transcribe Documents The...

The Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia inspires learning, ignites imagination, creates possibilities, encourages understanding, and engages Virginia's past to empower its future.
Grayson County (Va.)
Grayson 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...
Powhatan 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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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! Read our winter 2021 newsletter at:...
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,...
Oram Diaries Test Collection (unstructured)
Test collection using 'pipe' character to delimit structured text
Papers of James Meenan – Move of UCD to Belfield
Two pamphlets relating to the proposed move of UCD to Belfield: the first document describes the official UCD position on the plans to move to Belfield; and the second one, published by the organization Tuairim, argues that the proposal is undesirable and unnecessary.
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...
Nimrod Porter Papers
Nimrod Porter Papers
Farmer and sheriff in Maury County, Tenn. Diary and other records of Nimrod Porter. The diary, 1861-1871, records daily life during the Civil War and Reconstruction; weather; farm and business activities; operations of Union and Confederate armies and guerillas in Maury County and vicinity; news...
Cameron Family Papers
Cameron Family Papers
Cameron family of Orange and Durham counties and Raleigh, N.C. Among antebellum North Carolina's largest landholders and slave holders, the Camerons also owned substantial plantations in Alabama and Mississippi. Prominent family members included Richard Bennehan (1743-1825), merchant; Duncan...
Francis Terry Leak Papers
Francis Terry Leak was a cotton planter and businessman of Tippah (now Benton) County, Miss. The collection includes manuscript volumes containing entries of various types, most of which are presumed to have been written by Francis Terry Leak. With the exception of one volume consisting chiefly...
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...

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...
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...
Letter book for the Receiver of Wrecks at Kingston upon Hull, England, 1855-1861
This handwritten letter book was kept for James Sparrow, who worked for the British Board of Trade as the Receiver of Wrecks at Kingston upon Hull, 1855-1861. The volume begins with an index of correspondents and subjects. While the book primarily records copies of all outgoing mail, there are...

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.
James Sterling Letter Book, 1761-1765
James Sterling Letter Book, 1761-1765
The James Sterling letter book contains 175 letters written by Sterling, a fur trader, while at Fort Detroit. His letters provide a picture of the fur trade and the consumer needs of Native Americans, French civilians, and the British military, accounts of events during Pontiac's War, as well as...
Lydia Maria Child Papers, 1831-1894
Lydia Maria Child Papers, 1831-1894
The Lydia Maria Child Papers consist of ninety mostly personal and at times provocative letters dating largely from 1831 to 1894. The bulk is letters from Lydia Maria Child to her wealthy Boston abolitionist and philanthropic friends, the Lorings, between 1839 and 1859. They concentrate on the...
Louise Gilman Papers, 1866-1869
Louise Gilman Papers, 1866-1869
The Louise Gilman papers consist of letters written by Louise Gilman while serving as a teacher at the Hampton Institute in Hampton, Virginia, a school established to educate freed slaves. The letters describe Gilman's activities as a teacher and her thoughts about the African American students.

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.
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.