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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...

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The Papers of Roger B. Taney, 1792-1820

The Papers of Roger B. Taney, 1792-1820

Roger B. Taney practiced law in his home state of Maryland long before he became an influential member of President Andrew Jackson's cabinet and later wrote the majority opinion in the infamous Dred Scott v. Sanford case (1857) as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Taney...

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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...

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The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

A collection of the surviving letters of Honora (Nano) Nagle (1718-1784), foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (PBVM). Nano Nagle brought the Ursuline congregation to Ireland, before founding the Presentations. This collection represents a digital reunification...

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Cas Opis

Cas Opis

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – Október 1989

Čas Opis – Október 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – November 1989

Čas Opis – November 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – December 1989

Čas Opis – December 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – September 1989

Čas Opis – September 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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Čas Opis – August 1989

Čas Opis – August 1989

Čas Opis je zošitový denník Júliusa Kollera z roku 1989 mapujúci každodenné udalosti a myšlienky najmä v súvislosti s odvíjajúcou sa Nežnou revolúciou. Koller tu svojim grafomanským prístupom buduje mozaiku televíznych a rozhlasových správ, počasia, vlastných názorov a rôznych detailov svetového...

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John D. Lee Case File

John D. Lee Case File

All transcription of the John D. Lee case files are DONE. Please don't join expecting any more works to be added. Explore the Subjects tab to see all the names and places getting linked from within documents. Case files document criminal cases as they proceed through the court system and...

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Mutual Improvement Association Minutes

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...

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Sally Hemings Underground Newsletter

Sally Hemings Underground Newsletter

In May 1970, in response to the shooting of four unarmed students at Kent State University by National Guardsmen, about 1,000 UVA students engaged in several days’ worth of rallies and marches on the Lawn and on Grounds. They joined students across the country in protesting expansion of the...

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Colonial North America: Harvard University Archives

Colonial North America: Harvard University Archives

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...

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Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows: Registers

Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows: Registers

The Madison Friendship Lodge Grand United Order of Odd Fellows collection (MSS 16411, Small Special Collections Library) contains minute books, financial records, correspondence, event programs, proceedings, a cemetary plot, a framed faternal collar, a fraternal apron, and a flag. Loose...

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University Records

University Records

Contains the records of Queen's University at Kingston, including Senate minutes, Board of Trustee minutes, University letters and records of various student associations and clubs.

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Kentucky Educator Resources

Kentucky Educator Resources

These works will be used in resources for educators produced by the Kentucky Historical Society. For more information on resources for educators please visit https://history.ky.gov/for-educators/.

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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.

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Sydney Female Refuge Society records

Sydney Female Refuge Society records

In 1848 the Sydney Female Refuge Society was established to provide a home for women escaping from prostitution and for young unmarried girls who fell pregnant. This collection includes the digitised pages of three 'minute books' from the Society records. The refuge was established on 21...

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In Cap and Gown student journal

In Cap and Gown student journal

Issues of journal started by the Western University Literary Society that eventually becomes student newspaper, the University of Western Ontario Gazette.

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Chinese American Citizens Alliance

Chinese American Citizens Alliance

The Chinese American Citizens Alliance is an organization founded in 1895 in San Francisco, California to work for civil rights of Chinese Americans and improve the welfare of the community. The records here are early membership applications from the Oakland branch and will serve as a pilot...

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Hayes Collection

Hayes Collection

Johnston and Wood family members owned and operated Hayes Plantation on the Albemarle Sound near Edenton, N.C. Members of the Johnston family include Gabriel Johnston (1699–1752), royal governor of the colony of North Carolina and planter; his brother Samuel Johnston (1702–1757),...

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Horticultural Society

Horticultural Society

The Horticultural Society is an organization in Sandy Spring, Maryland that has met continuously since February 28, 1863! Read about the decisions, members, and happenings of the Society. This collection includes both typewritten and handwritten documents. When formed, the society was seen as...

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Early Governors' Papers

Early Governors' Papers

William Blount (1790-1796); John Sevier (1796-1801); Archibald Roane (1801-1803); John Sevier, second administration (1803-1809); Willie Blount (1809-1815); Joseph McMinn (1815-1821); William Carroll (1821-1827); Sam Houston (1827-1829); William Hall (1829); William Carroll (1829-1835); Newton...

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World Friendship Project

World Friendship Project

Scrapbook of letters, photographs, maps, postcards and more from around the world. Created by John B. Holmes ("Uncle Johnny"), a Rotarian, and the camp director for Camp Greenville. He oversaw the World Friendship Project where Rotary Clubs from around the world sent rocks, stones or other...

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Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

This collection as been fully transcribed (thank you!). You may still help out by proof-reading the transcriptions, and indexing subjects (Authors, Poem Titles, Places, and Organizations) by placing double brackets around them [[like this]]. This commonplace book of poetry was compiled by...

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The Edward Mitchell Papers

The Edward Mitchell Papers

Edward Mitchell was the first student of African descent to attend Dartmouth College. In 1824, students protested the Board of Trustees' decision not to admit Mitchell because of his race. The students’ activism was supported by the faculty, the Board relented, and Mitchell took his rightful...

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O.E. Rølvaag Correspondence

O.E. Rølvaag Correspondence

About O.E. Rølvaag Ole Edvart Rølvaag was born in a fishing village on Dønna, Norway, on April 22, 1876. He immigrated to the United States in 1896 and worked as a farmhand in South Dakota from 1896–98. After graduating from Augustana Academy in Canton, South Dakota, in 1901, Rølvaag earned...

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Utsända och återkomna listor – Namninsamlingen för kvinnors politiska rösträtt 1913–1914

Utsända och återkomna listor – Namninsamlingen för kvinnors politiska rösträtt 1913–1914

Kompletterande transkriberingsprojekt till I demokratins namn – Kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt. Materialet består av förteckningar över mottagare till namninsamlingslistor 1913-1914. Det förvaras i original av Riksarkivet i Stockholm och är del av Landsförening för kvinnans politiska rösträtts...

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Colonial Secretary's Inwards Correspondence (S5253)

Colonial Secretary's Inwards Correspondence (S5253)

This is the main series of letters received by the Colonial Secretary's Office, and was started following separation from New South Wales in December 1859. The Colonial Secretary’s correspondence contains fascinating stories from the people living and working in the new state of Queensland, in...

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Register över listbärare i Stockholm 1913

Register över listbärare i Stockholm 1913

Kompletterande transkriberingsprojekt till I demokratins namn – Kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt. Materialet består av register över listbärare till namninsamlingslistor 1913–1914. Det förvaras i original av Riksarkivet i Stockholm och är del av Landsförening för kvinnans politiska rösträtts arkiv...

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Phillis Wheatley Community  Center (Greenville, S.C.)

Phillis Wheatley Community Center (Greenville, S.C.)

The Phillis Wheatley Association was founded by Hattie Logan Duckett in 1919 as a community center for Black individuals. While the center has changed throughout the years for their users, it has remained as a pillar of support in the Greenville community. In 2019, the organization celebrated...

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Ellen Stabler Diaries

Ellen Stabler Diaries

Born in 1834, Ellen wrote her first diary in 1852 and continued for a majority of her life until 1922. While Ellen never married or had any children, her diaries reveal that she was an active member of the Sandy Spring community, volunteering for several local organizations throughout her life....

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2024 Valentine's Day Transcribe-A-Thon

2024 Valentine's Day Transcribe-A-Thon

For February’s Transcribe-a-Thon, love is in the air. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we will be transcribing letters sent between various couples from the Sandy Spring community throughout the 19th and early 20th century. The letters include members of the Bancroft, Bentley, Hallowell, Iddings,...

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Communities - Berea

Communities - Berea

A collection of print materials related to the Berea community and Berea High School in Greenville, S.C.

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Cleveland Family Collection

Cleveland Family Collection

Jeremiah Cleveland (1774 - 1845) was one of the first settlers into Greenville. In 1804 he opened a mercantile store which he operated until 1826 when his sons took over management. The Cleveland family was a prominent family in Greenville County with many communities, parks, and towns named...

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Women's History

Women's History

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Easy About the Collection This collection of documents provides a glimpse into the lives of North Carolina women as they changed history in our state and the nation during the 19th and 20th centuries. It...

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Semaphore Magazine

Semaphore Magazine

The Semaphore magazine covers the cities that the Piedmont & Northern and Durham & Southern railways passed through. Includes birth/marriage announcements, plus photographs and articles about mid-20th century economic and industrial development in the cities served by the railroad.

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Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes

Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes

Welcome! Introduction to the Brooke Family The Brooke Family were landowners and members of the Quaker community in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Their family was made up of Robert (father), Mary (mother), and their ten children. When they first...

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Newdigate family collection of newsletters

Newdigate family collection of newsletters

This collection largely comprises English manuscript newsletters, dating from 1674 to 1715, received and compiled by the Newdigate family of Arbury Hall in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The letters cover a diverse range of topics, but are mainly concerned with contemporary domestic and Continental...

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Student Letters

Student Letters

Letters home by students, 1819-1881 and 1934, as well as a student's journal about his time on campus, 1851-1852.

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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...

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Reno Divorce Correspondence -- Completed

Reno Divorce Correspondence -- Completed

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...

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Mary Ruth Slaton diaries

Mary Ruth Slaton diaries

The diaries of Mary Ruth Slaton, a housewife and mother from in Hopkins County, Kentucky, dated 1931-1973. Slaton begins writing her diary during the Great Depression in the early 1930s. She describes going to school, spending time with friends and doing chores. By the late 1930s she has...

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Enterprise Farmers' Club Minutes

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...

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Home Interest Society Minutes

Home Interest Society Minutes

Home Interest, which refers to itself as a “Society,” was founded in Sandy Spring, Maryland, on August 27th, 1870 and has met monthly (more or less) to the present day. Early in its existence, meetings were not held in June and July to free up members to attend to agricultural and...

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Mauritius BM Project

Mauritius BM Project

The Bois Marchand Cemetery was established in 1867, due to the malaria epidemic. The land was donated by the Marchand family. The Archive consists of Burial Registers (BR) and Graves Purchased Books (GPB), in the form of bound printed forms. They were written in English and on a daily basis from...

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