Guides to American history manuscript collections in libraries of the United States.
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Published by P. Smith in New York .
Written in English



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  • United States -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography

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Other titlesAmerican history manuscript collections in libraries of the United States.
LC ClassificationsZ1236 .B5
The Physical Object
Pagination467-496 p.
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6107589M
LC Control Number52002323

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  America: History & Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. The database indexes 1, journals from to present and also includes citations and links to book and media : Jim Galbraith. The UW Libraries arranges books by Library of Congress call numbers. Though history is covered in every discipline (e.g., women's history may be located in the women's studies call numbers while the medical history may be in the medicine call numbers), the major sections for history are listed below with the Suzzallo floor where they are : Theresa Mudrock.   Rare Book collection. There are approximat volumes in the book collection at Special Collections, with more in offsite storage. The collection spans every century from the 15th onwards, with the earliest complete volumes having been printed in Venice in the early s, just thirty years after the introduction of metal movable-type in : Bruce Pencek. Subject collections: a guide to special book collections and subject emphases as reported by university, college, public, and special libraries and museums in the United States and Canada, by Lee Ash and William G. Miller. 7th ed. New Providence, N.J.: R.R. Bowker, 2 : Fred Burchsted.

  Sources include manuscript collections, newspaper articles, serials, photographs, and pamphlets that highlight this time period for African Americans in Ohio. African American Migration Experience Thousands of primary sources including images, texts, and maps detailing African American migrations over : Suzanne Klinger. The collections focus on British and American history and literature, the history of science and technology, and the history of the book. The Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles) The special collections contain rare and unique materials in selected areas of art history and visual : Katrina Powers.   A directory of archival and manuscript repositories with catalog records submitted to the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections and finding aids submitted to the National Inventory of Documentary Sources (on microfiche).Author: Eric Novotny.   ArchivesUSA is a directory of over 5, repositories and more than , collections of primary source material across the United States. NIDS UK/Ireland is a major reference work that reproduces on microfiche the finding aids to thousands of archive and manuscript collections in libraries and record offices, museums and private collections Author: Christal Young.

RESEARCH GUIDE FOR AMERICAN HISTORY. Provides information on, and access to, the digitized version of the Library's primary-source collections on American history and culture, including photographs, documents, Directory of archives and manuscript repositories in the United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the United States. CDD49 Ref. This directory, published in , provides a starting point and can be supplemented with Web sites. Documents of American History. 2 vols. ED59 Ref. Provides text for documents and also includes brief context and : Naomi Lederer. Subject Guides to Rare Book and Manuscript Collections. (), with lithographs by Louis Haghe, as well as traveler, emigrant, and tourist guides to the United States, such as portraits and photographs, coins and medals, textiles. Approximately three linear feet, thirty-two framed pictures, and book collection. American History.   The DAR Library collection contains over , books, 10, research files, thousands of manuscript items, and special collections of African American, Native American, and women’s history, genealogy and culture. Nea family histories and genealogies comprise a major portion of the book collection.