David C. Driskell Papers
David C. Driskell Papers
Help us make David C. Driskell’s incredible life of art, teaching, and scholarship more accessible to everyone! David C. Driskell was an inspiration to so many of his colleagues, students, and fellow artists, including Jacob Lawrence and Aaron Douglas. He passed away from...

Antioch Archive Transcription Project

These are reports on the excavation of Antioch-on-the-Orontes undertaken by the Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University between 1932 and 1939. This part of the project is focused on correcting the OCR'd copies of the reports and creating
Antioch Field Reports and Excavation Diaries
Antioch Field Reports and Excavation Diaries
These are the OCR'd pdf's of the daily and yearly excavation reports. The transcriptions of these pages will serve as the actual text to allow a full-text search of the reports. The broad outlines of the excavation are in the reports, the excavation diaries contain the day-by-day summaries. The...

Ben W. Brumfield

Researching people and events in the Renan area around 1920. Please contact me at benwbrum@gmail.com
Jeremiah White Graves Diaries
Diary and account books kept by Jeremiah White Graves (1801-1884) in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Thornton Manuscripts
Middle English texts from Robert Thornton's Lincoln and London manuscripts.

BL Digital

The Digital Scholarship Department (BL Digital) works to enable innovative research based on the British Library's digital collections.
Arabic Scientific Manuscripts of the British Library
Arabic Scientific Manuscripts of the British Library
This project is now finished! A huge thanks to everyone who contributed! For the latest news on the British Library Digital Scholarship department's Arabic Handwritten Text Recognition projects visit bl/digital. **************************************** Help advance research into automatic...
The Papers of Julian Bond
The Papers of Julian Bond
* Please note that as of July 2020, there are no more documents available online for transcription. Due to the ongoing health crisis, we are unable to photograph and upload to this site additional documents for transcription until our libraries re-open to the public. We thank you for your...
Civil War & Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project
Civil War & Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project
The Civil War & Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi project (CWRGM) is digitizing, transcribing, and annotating the nearly 20,000 documents in the state's governors' collections for the long Civil War era. Because 19th century Americans of all backgrounds contacted their governors about...
Mother Agnes Hazotte Correspondence
Correspondence written to and from Mother Agnes Hazotte during her tenure as Mother Superior of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, 1864-1905.
Historical DCLEP Council Minutes
Historical DCLEP Council Minutes
This is a joint project between the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula and the Cummins School Community Library, focused on preserving historical Council Minutes in a digital format, allowing accessibility for all.
Lists
Manuscript lists, such as membership lists, from local records held by the Long Island Collection.
Whaling Logs
Whaling logs held at the East Hampton Library's Long Island Collection.
Mayor and Council Proceedings
Mayor and Council Proceedings
The Mayor and Council Proceedings are part of the City of Fort Worth Records available at the Fort Worth Public Library Archives. The collection includes the proceedings for 1895-2011, with the years 1895-1897 represented in the digital collection. The collection contains correspondence...

Frederick Douglass Digital Edition

The Frederick Douglass Papers collects, edits, and publishes in books and online the speeches, letters, autobiographies, and other writings of Frederick Douglass. The project is in the process of building a new digital edition to be available next year.
Correspondence, Volume 2: 1853-1865 **NEW MATERIAL HERE**
This volume contains published documents that do not need transcription but OCR clean up. It also has hundreds of brand new documents never published before and requiring your help with transcription! Search for documents with "Unpublished" in the title if you want to transcribe Douglass documents.
Correspondence, Volume 1: 1842-1852 (Published and Unpublished)
This volume contains published and unpublished documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up in the first case, and transcriptions in the second case that need review. There is no new material here for transcription.
Autobiographical Writings, Volume 3, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (Book 1)
This volume contains all published documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up.

Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses

The Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses is a Cooperative Association partner with the Bureau of Land Management. Friends support parks by raising funds for education, historical renovations and building new park facilities.
 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books
1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books
The Yaquina Head Lighthouse was established in 1873 and is located on the Central Oregon Coast. The stories and history of this site are kept alive by trained interpreters who provide guided historic tours in period clothing. As you help us transcribe these documents we will be able to...
Stephen Elliott papers
The Stephen Elliott papers consist of manuscripts and research notes, some in Elliott's hand and some in other hands; subscription forms for his A sketch of the botany of South-Carolina and Georgia; and correspondence, mostly to Elliott from fellow botanists, dated from 1791 to 1829. Also...
Colonial North America: Tozzer Library
Colonial North America: Tozzer Library
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...
Colonial North America: Countway Library of Medicine
Colonial North America: Countway Library of Medicine
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...
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...
Iowa State Parks
Iowa State Parks
This collection is based on an online exhibit, "A More Beautiful Iowa: Iowa's State Parks System," was was a physical exhibit displayed in the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) during the summer and fall semester of 2017. Celebrating the 100th...
Adams Family Papers
Adams Family Papers
The Adams Family Papers (1618-2008, undated) contains correspondence, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, the family bible and biographical materials. The biographical materials include newspaper clippings, journals, and diaries of the family members.
Iowa Seed Catalogs
Iowa Seed Catalogs
This collection contains trade catalogs, 1881-1922, from Iowa seed companies, such as the Iowa Seed Company and Dorr's Iowa Seeds. Catalogs include seeds and bulbs for flowers, trees, herbs, ornamental shrubs, vegetables, grains, grasses, and fruit. In addition, the catalogs often also include...
The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation
The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation
Obra de Trevor Owens para ser traducida al español.
Howitt and Fison Papers
Howitt and Fison Papers
At the end of the 19th Century A.W. Howitt and Lorimer Fison collaborated on pioneering anthropological research in Australia and the Pacific. Their book Kamilaroi and Kurnai (1880) revealed the complexity and diversity of Aboriginal society and pioneered important advancements in anthropological...
C. S. Peirce Manuscripts
C. S. Peirce Manuscripts
The goal of the Scalable Peirce Interpretation Network (SPIN) is to develop a model environment for distributed collaboration that can support an international network of researchers, students, and citizen scholars in cooperative efforts to encode and interpret handwritten manuscripts, including...

Kansas State University Libraries

The Morse Department of Special Collections is the official repository for official records of Kansas State University and is a center of research for cookery, Kansas history, and the consumer movement.
Manuscript Cookbooks
Manuscript Cookbooks
The Richard L. D. & Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections comprehensively collects manuscript and printed materials for its Cookery Collection. The manuscript portion of the Cookery Collection contains over 250 cookbooks in many languages and countries of origin, from the late...

KHSDigitalCollections

The Kentucky Historical Society Digital Collections are selected materials from the Kentucky Historical Society's archival and library collections.
Civil War Governors of Kentucky
Civil War Governors of Kentucky
Documents available to the general public for transcription.
William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.
William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.
This collection consists of letters written to Colonel James Taylor and Major (later General) Thomas Bodley by General William Henry Harrison. The first letter, written to Taylor on Dec. 28, 1811, discusses the arrival of hospital stores at a military post. The other letters, written between 1814...
Henry Lane Stone Civil War diary
Henry Lane Stone Civil War diary
This one item collection is an 1864 pocket diary primarily written by Henry Lane Stone, who took the diary from a Union soldier he had captured on February 14, 1865. Stone was part of the Confederate States of America Army, Company D of the 9th Kentucky Calvary. This diary records the final...
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
The first 30 years of California's statehood were a time of upheaval for American Indians throughout California. New state officials worked to assume control of California's affairs and boundaries, U.S. government officials unfamiliar with California and its Indians arrived to document tribal...
Maryland State Archives: 1974 Marriage Certificates
PLEASE NOTE THAT CERTIFICATE NUMBERS ARE OFTEN VERY FAINT, BUT THEY ARE THERE. CERTIFICATE NUMBERS HAVE BEEN STAMPED ON THE RECORD BY THE CLERK OF COURT, AND SHOULD BE IN CONSECUTIVE ORDER. THEY ARE OFTEN PROCEEDED BY THE YEAR, EX. 74-002351. SOME CERTIFICATES DO NOT INCLUDE THE TWO-DIGIT YEAR...

Middlebury College Special Collections

Special Collections at the Middlebury College Library serves as a research laboratory for both the Middlebury community and independent scholars.
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 Underground...
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...

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Help transcribe 19th-century papers that tell the story of America's first rural cemetery and the first designed landscape open to the public in North America. Visit our Online Database at MountAuburn.PastPerfectOnline.com
1 Mount Auburn Cemetery Letters and Invoices
1 Mount Auburn Cemetery Letters and Invoices
Letters (1831-1930) to and from lot owners and families about care of their lots; letters and invoices from vendors doing business with the Cemetery; letters with artists and architects about commissions for the Cemetery; and founding documents that document the collaborative nature of the...
3 Mount Auburn Cemetery Letterpress Copying Books
3 Mount Auburn Cemetery Letterpress Copying Books
Copies of letters (1860-1924) written by Mount Auburn's Superintendents, Secretaries, Treasurers, to and from Lot Proprietors. Providing a first hand account of the creation of a greenhouse and nursery, appointment of a Gardener's position, the installation of fountains in the ponds, and the...
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Established in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the first rural cemetery in the country. 19th-century records tell the story of the initial vision and how it is has evolved as a designed landscape and burial site. Including letters between its founding...

Mulaika

Saya seorang pensyarah dalam kajian Asia Tenggara di SOAS University of London.
Syair Mesa Gumitar
Syair Mesa Gumitar
British Library Mss Add 12380 With thanks to the British Library for digitising this manuscript and making it available for reuse. The manuscript can also be viewed fully digitised on the BL's site here:http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_12380&index=0

Nantucket Historical Association Research Library

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.
Ladies' Logs
Of the over 400 logbooks in the NHA’s ships’ logs collection, only 11 have been attributed to women. It was not unheard of for wives of whaling masters to accompany their husbands on voyages. Nantucket women were well educated and, whether at sea or home, often wrote letters and kept journals....
Copyright Entry Forms: Paintings and Drawings
Copyright Entry Forms: Paintings and Drawings
This collection comprises records of paintings and drawings submitted to the Stationers’ Company for copyright protection between 1862 and 1912. The records are entry forms containing information about the creative works being submitted for copyright protection, with attached samples of those...
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Regimental)
These books give details of British Army soldiers and officers, They include details of enlistment, and appointments (promotions) and discharged or deceased The National Archives (UK) will use basic information to enhance their catalogue. The forms vary in content. The image quality may be...
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Officers)
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Officers)
These records contain British Army officers returns, and follow on from the Regimental series

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an independent, non-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and in
Scouting Reports
Scouting Reports
Scouting reports on prospects who would become Hall of Famers, play in the Majors and Minors, or never make it past scouting.

Ohio University Libraries

Ohio University Libraries actively invests in digitizing our unique collections in order to broaden access to these rich materials. Our digital offerings regularly expand in support of the research and educational activities of university campus.
Board of Trustees minutes, Ohio University
Board of Trustees minutes, Ohio University
Meeting minutes document the activities of Ohio University's Board of Trustees, beginning with its 1804 founding. Transcription enables full text searching of the volumes for endeavors such as tracing the history of the institution and the region. See volumes covering 1804-1954 in our Ohio...
Los Amigos records, 1947-1952
Los Amigos records, 1947-1952
Los Amigos was a minority student organization founded at Ohio University in 1947. Membership consisted primarily of African American students. The organization's goal was to provide social and spiritual activities and promote cultural and intellectual advancement for its members, as well as to...
Farfel Research Notebooks
Farfel Research Notebooks
The Farfel Notebooks document each manuscript and printed leaf that Dr. Farfel acquired over the course of his many years of collecting. There are 13 notebooks total. Each is a simple lined spiral-bound notebook familiar to most students. Dr. Farfel began his first notebook with leaf #1....
Phillips Family Papers
Phillips Family Papers
This collection compiles the legal documents, letters, books, and original works of several members of the Phillips family including Samuel Phillips (founder of Phillips Academy Andover) and his uncle John Phillips (founder of Phillips Exeter Academy). Items in the collections date 1647-1876...
Head of School (Stearns) Correspondence: Chinese Students
NOTE: Correspondence is often in reverse chronological order in folders (most recent letters first or at the front of the folder). Chinese boys and girls attended Phillips Academy and neighboring Abbot Academy from 1903 to 1930 through the personal efforts of Andover’s principal, Alfred...

Queen's University Archives

Queen's University Archives, based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, is the official archival repository for the University record and a rich resource of private manuscripts covering literature, politics, art, business, science, and beyond.
The Domesday Book of Queen's University
The Domesday Book of Queen's University was established by Queen's Trustees in 1887, at the suggestion of Chancellor Sanford Fleming, to record the names of the university's benefactors and the main events in its history, which were to be written into the book every year. The book was kept up to...
Queen’s University Senate Minutes
The Senate is one of the university's two primary governing bodies and dates back to the beginnings of the University; it was described in the university's Royal Charter of 1841, which willed that the "Principal and all the Professors of the said College shall forever constitute the College...
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.
SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889
SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889
Help the ROM Library and Archives transcribe the 900+ pages of this letter book of Samuel Wilmot (1822-1899), a pioneering pisciculturist who initiated and led Canada's fish-culture program between 1868 and 1895. Wilmot established a hatchery in Newcastle, ON, intending to save the Lake Ontario...

Sandy Spring Museum

The Sandy Spring Museum Archives is a diverse assemblage of historic documents that illuminate the community's story as a network of rural villages and supports the institution's mission of creating a sense of place and belonging.
04. Miscellaneous Letters
04. Miscellaneous Letters
A collection of correspondences to and from various residents of Sandy Spring. With everything from business inquires to letters for Grandmother, there is a lot to explore and discover in this collection.
06. Home Interest Society Minutes
06. 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 horticultural...
05. Enterprise Farmers' Club Minutes
05. 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...

South Australia Maritime Museum

Located in the historic Port Adelaide precinct, the South Australian Maritime Museum preserves, explores and celebrates the human history of our oceans and rivers. Our collections include ships logs, passenger and crew diaries.
Jack Sheridan log books
Jack Sheridan wrote several log books during his time sailing the vessel 'Portonian' in South Australian waters. Each is recorded in a three day to a page diary with entries made in pencil at regular intervals throughout the year. The first log has a note in the back page which refers to the...
William Hodge Diary
This diary was written in an almost ‘story-like’ way as the author, William Hodge, describes his life from childhood until his later years. Beginning in the year 1864, Hodge mentions his experiences working at a timber firm called John Saunders and Son as well as his interesting travels arounds...
Chief Gunner Logbook
Chief Gunner Logbook
The Chief Gunner’s journal provides, on one side of the diary, a rough journal by Edward Argent detailing the voyage to China of the PROTECTOR to serve with the Admiralty during the Boxer Rebellion. He writes of the events that occur during the voyage which involve travelling from Adelaide...

Special Collections

Transcription and translation of primary sources in Special Collections & University Archives and the Basque Library in the UNR Libraries. To join, sign up (above) and send your username to specoll@unr.edu.
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...
Doten Diaries - Completed
The diary books have now been completely transcribed. Imperfect transcripts of volumes 58-77 were digitized (retyped) and reviewed by FromThePage collaborators, and the rest were transcribed from the original page images by volunteers over several years. Many thanks to all who have participated...
Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV
Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV
The Nevada Constitution, ratified in 1864, contained a provision for documenting "all property, both real and personal, of the wife owned or claimed by her before marriage and that acquired afterward by gift, devise or descent" so that in the case of the end of the marriage, she could reclaim it....
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...
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,...
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.

Stanford University Archives

The Stanford University Archives is the official repository for records of Stanford University, including its founders, administration, faculty, students, and alumni.
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.
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...
Richard William Weiland Papers
Richard William Weiland Papers
Includes personal correspondence, 1969-2002; materials pertaining to Microsoft, both his career there and the company, 1976-99; his research materials and notebooks on computers, the software industry, investments, and other interests, 1988-2006; papers, yearbooks, notebooks, and other items from...

State Archives of North Carolina

The State Archives provides guidance on preservation and management of government records, and collects, preserves, and provides public access to historically significant archival materials relating to North Carolina.
Military Diaries
Military Diaries
Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection includes military diaries from the consistently expanding collections of the State Library and State Archives of North Carolina. To help with context,...
Federal and State Constitutional Materials
Federal and State Constitutional Materials
Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Easy About the Collection This collection contains federal and state constitutions and amendments found within the holdings of the State Archives of North Carolina. These documents highlight North Carolina...
Colonial Court Records
Colonial Court Records
Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Experienced About the Collection Colonial Court Records contain information regarding the court records of North Carolina during the colonial period (late 1600s through the 1700s) when the colony was controlled...

The Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia inspires learning, ignites imagination, creates possibilities, encourages understanding, and engages Virginia's past to empower its future.
Prince George County (Va.).
Prince George County (Va.).
On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia through...
World War I Questionnaires
World War I Questionnaires
These questionnaires give us a glimpse into the lives of WWI veterans. Help us transcribe them! On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political...
Rappahannock County (Va.)
On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia through...
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 20
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 20
Welcome to the 2nd annual Parker Transcribathon! If you're working with us beyond the boundaries of the Reading Room here at the Parker, join the conversation at https://stanford.zoom.us/j/793068504! Getting Started Register for a free account at From the Page here: ...
CCCC MS 488: John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi.
CCCC MS 488: John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi.
CCCC MS 488 contains a copy of John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi dated 1569. John Joscelyn (1529 - 1603) was Matthew Parker's Latin secretary. He proved very adept at finding Old English manuscripts and at preparing them for publication. In addition to his work on Old English...
Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms
Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms
We're incredibly proud to have been able to loan eleven manuscripts to the British Library for their exhibition, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War, making the Parker Library the single largest lender to the exhibition as a whole. As the holder of a quarter of all Old English Manuscripts that...

The Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation

The Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation at the University of the South is a six-year initiative investigating the university’s historical entanglements with slavery and slavery’s legacies.
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,...
Convict Leasing Project
Names and information of Tennessee convicts imprisoned and forced to work in Tracy City, Tennessee, between 1870 and 1896 by the Tennessee Coal and Iron Company. More information is at: https://new.sewanee.edu/features/ghosts-of-lone-rock/ . NEW! See Dr. Westmont's presentation on the Lone Rock...
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 work...
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Sample of several pages from the Oram Diaries to evaluate transcription tools
Irish Dialect Archive Manuscript Collection
Irish Dialect Archive Manuscript Collection
The Irish Dialect Archive (Cartlann na gCanúintí) was established in 1953 by Professor Tomás de Bhaldraithe, as part of the Department of Modern Irish at UCD. The Archive is a resource centre for Irish language lexical / dialect research and consists of card indices, manuscripts, computer-based...
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 the...
Hentz Family Papers
Prominent members of the Hentz family included French revolutionary Nicholas Arnould Hentz (1756-1832); his sons Nicholas Richard Hentz (1786-1850), an officer in the French Imperial Army; and Nicholas Marcellus Hentz (1797-1856), a prominent entomologist; the latter's wife, the writer Caroline...
Sam J. Ervin Papers, Senate Records
Samuel James Ervin, Jr., was a Burke County, N.C., attorney, North Carolina legislator, judge, United States senator, and long-time champion of civil liberties.
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...
General Manuscripts
General manuscripts digitized and available on Collections UofT at https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/fisher2%3Aroot

University of Virginia Library

The UVA Library is the foundation on which UVA built a transformative educational community. The Library partners in learning and collaborates in discovery by creating inclusive and sustainable collections, services, spaces and infrastructure.
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...
Governor Spry (1909-1917) Joseph Hillstrom Petitions
As chief executive officer of the state, Governor Spry had the authority to commute the sentences of those convicted of crimes. The conviction and execution of Joseph Hillstrom (Joe Hill) became one of the most controversial criminal cases in Utah history; it generated national and international...
Governor Spry (1909-1917) Joseph Hillstrom Correspondence
As chief executive officer of the state, the governor has the authority to commute the sentences of those convicted of crimes. The conviction and execution of Joseph Hillstrom (Joe Hill) became one of the most controversial criminal cases in Utah history; it generated national and international...
The State of Utah vs. Joe Hill
The State of Utah vs. Joe Hill
Born in 1879 in Gavle, Sweden, Joseph Hillstrom (also known as Joe Hill) immigrated to the United States in 1902, and worked in a variety of jobs including laborer, miner, lumberman, and longshoreman. The often brutal working conditions he witnessed led him to join the Industrial Workers of the...

UVA School of Law Library

Special Collections preserves and provides access to a diverse archive of legal history materials and the records. Our collections include rare books, manuscripts, archival records and publications, faculty writing, and photographs.
GDR Living Room Documents
GDR Living Room Documents
The German Democratic Republic (GDR) was a communist state established in 1949 within the boundaries of the Soviet Occupation Zone in Germany after the Second World War. Those who lived in the GDR spanned various generations from those who were born in the Weimar Republic or Nazi Germany to those...
Letter book for the Receiver of Wrecks at Kingston upon Hull, England, 1855-1861
This handwritten letter book was kept for James Sparrow, who worked for the British Board of Trade as the Receiver of Wrecks at Kingston upon Hull, 1855-1861. The volume begins with an index of correspondents and subjects. While the book primarily records copies of all outgoing mail, there are...
Giusticiati: Italian Manuscript List of Persons Condemned to Death in Venice, 726-1804
This manuscript contains the names of 1068 Venetians executed between 726 to 1804. It records names, dates of execution, crimes, and method of execution. Relatively few executions are listed until the late sixteenth century, and almost half of the total listed in this document occurred in the...

Western University Archives and Special Collections

Western University Archives and Special Collections acquires and preserves records of the University, records of individuals and organizations, rare books, and maps that complement the teaching and research needs of our community.
University Records
University Records
Contains records created by Western University.
London and Surrounding Area Records
London and Surrounding Area Records
Contains records created by individuals, families, and organizations created in or related to London and the surrounding area.

William L. Clements Library

The William L. Clements Library collects, preserves, and makes available historical resources about the Americas, with particular strengths in 18th and 19th century American history.
Samson Adams Papers, 1767-1794
Samson Adams Papers, 1767-1794
The Samson Adams papers are the estate and business documents of Adams, a free African American man living and working in Trenton, New Jersey, in the late 18th century. Adams worked as a carpenter and laborer, and produced and traded in a variety of items, including soap, milk, corn, and...
Elizabeth Camp Journals, 1819-1825
Elizabeth Camp Journals, 1819-1825
Elizabeth Camp's two journals detail her time spent with the Stockbridge Indians as a schoolteacher and unofficial Congregationalist missionary.
Henry James Family Correspondence, 1855-1865
Henry James Family Correspondence, 1855-1865
This collection is made up primarily of incoming correspondence to husband and wife Gilbert and Adeline James of Cherry Creek, New York. Their most prolific correspondent was Gilbert's brother Henry James, who sent 18 letters, most written while serving in Company C of the 7th Michigan Cavalry...

Wisconsin Historical Society

Welcome to Wisconsin Scribes, a Documentary Discovery Project by the Wisconsin Historical Society. To begin, Sign Up for a free account and select one of the transcription projects. Read the collection description for more information.
Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930
Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930
Papers of Increase Allen Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and research and writing files. For more information about this collection, visit the Online Finding Aid Visit the Help...
Wisconsin Women's History
Wisconsin Women's History
Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin. The first round of manuscripts include prominent Wisconsin women involved in the Suffrage Movement. Visit the Help Page for Transcription Help for this collection. Mathilde Franziska Anneke (Note: German language needed)...
WWPL Manuscript Collection
Digital items in the archive that have never been transcribed.
Woodrow Wilson Papers Microfilm Reels
Scans taken from the Library of Congress. Finding aid available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009194