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...

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      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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          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 an ‘open access’ approach to its collection and remains committed to innovative sharing of collection information....

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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...

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                  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...

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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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