19th Century Steinbeck Family Papers

This collection consists of letters, diaries and other documents from the Steinbeck family. The materials document their experiences as missionaries in Palestine and their experiences during the Civil War in America.

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    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,...

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      Dispatches from China: Letters and Diaries of Stuart & Hummel families

      These diaries and letters document the Stuart and Hummel families' life and work in China as Methodist missionaries in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. There are travel diaries of Mildred Hummel (China, Europe, Egypt, and America). There are also diaries and notebooks of Arthur...

        Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book

        Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book

        A 17th-century cookery book with index, containing recipes for preserves, cakes, wines, and household remedies

          Latin Paleography Workshop

          Latin Paleography Workshop

          Medieval and Early Modern Paleography Workshop

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            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

              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.

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                Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum

                The mission of the Walters Art Museum is to bring art and people together for enjoyment, discovery, and learning. In support of this mission, the Walters was an early adopter of open access to its collection and remains committed to finding innovative ways to share collection information. This is...

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                  Mapping La Sfera

                  A sub-collection of the La Sfera II Challenge, used to map place names in the text.

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                    Monterey Bay Historical Phytoplankton Project

                    Monterey Bay Historical Phytoplankton 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. Phytoplankton (microscopic...

                      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...

                        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...

                          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.

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                            The Countess of Hohenlohe's Recipe Book

                            This German manuscript cookbook is dated 1593 and contains 243 recipes for a variety of dishes. Many of the recipes contain rare and unusual ingredients--a marker of the status of the Hohenlohe family.

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                              The International La Sfera Challenge

                              The International La Sfera Challenge

                              Welcome to La Sfera Challenge, a two-week competition pitting international teams of scholars against each other in a race to transcribe three different copies of one text, Goro Dati’s fifteenth-century geographic treatise, La Sfera. Team USA will work with the version housed at the Yale...

                                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...

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