Collections tagged University

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...

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Jane Lathrop Stanford Papers

Jane Lathrop Stanford Papers

The papers of Jane L. Stanford pertain largely to the founding and administration of Stanford University, along with her personal and social affairs; included in the papers are correspondence, business records, legal and financial papers, speeches, news clippings, and biographical materials.

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Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

Stanford Student Letters and Memoirs

The first series of this collection contains letters, reminiscences, diaries and account books, autobiographies, and other items from a number of Stanford University students. Most of the letters are written home to family members; typical subjects include academic affairs, social life on campus...

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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...

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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.

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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,...

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Fu Chun Yu Lab Notebooks

Fu Chun Yu Lab Notebooks

Collection consists of three notebooks (in facsimile) kept by Fu Chun Yu while he was a post-doc in Prof. Felix Bloch's NMR laboratory at Stanford; they cover Yu's work with Warren Proctor that lead to a realization of the chemical shift in molecules.

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Presidential and College Administration Correspondence

Presidential and College Administration Correspondence

This collection includes letterpress copybooks that document presidential and college administration correspondence at Kansas State Agricultural College, now Kansas State University, between 1871 and 1901.

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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...

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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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UNC Papers

UNC Papers

The University of North Carolina was chartered by the state's General Assembly in 1789. Its first student was admitted in 1795. The governing body of the University, from its founding until 1932, was a forty-member Board of Trustees elected by the General Assembly. The Board met twice a year; at...

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Colonial North America: Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology

Colonial North America: Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology

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...

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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...

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University of Nevada Summer School Diaries 1912-1914

University of Nevada Summer School Diaries 1912-1914

In the summer of 2020, the University of Nevada Reno conducted its first summer session off campus, with remote teaching, due to the coronavirus pandemic. 108 years earlier, in 1912, the university held its very first summer session, on campus, but with abundant extra-curricular excursions to...

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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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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...

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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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Teaching Paleography 2022

Teaching Paleography 2022

This is a temporary collection for participants of the Folger Institute's Teaching Paleography course to play around with.

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World War II at Punahou

World War II at Punahou

It was at 1:10 a.m. on December 8, 1941 that Punahou's war-time fate was decided. Trucks of the Corps of Engineers rolled up to the main gate and Mr. Berger, guard in the vicinity, was informed that the Engineers were taking over the school equipment. Unlike other schools in Hawai‘i,...

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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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Wake Forest Archives

Wake Forest Archives

Transcription projects from the Wake Forest University Archives.

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Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, libraries of student clubs. Thanks to Tam Gavenas, class of 2025, for scanning these in June 2023.

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1906 Earthquake

1906 Earthquake

Eyewitness accounts of the 1906 earthquake at Stanford; eyewitness account of earthquake damage to the Stanford and Hopkins houses in San Francisco; and magazine and newspaper accounts of the earthquake and its aftermath.

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Leland Stanford Papers

Leland Stanford Papers

Correspondence, telegrams; business, legal, financial, and official papers; speeches, journals, and newsclippings; and other materials relating to the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad, Stanford's political career, business and financial interests, and the founding and construction of...

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