Alabama Department of Archives and History

Founded in 1901, the Alabama Department of Archives and History was the first independently administered state archival and historical agency in the U.S. <br><br> For more information about about ADAH transcription projects, contact Meredith McDonough at <a href="mailto:meredith.mcdonough@archives.alabama.gov">meredith.mcdonough@archives.alabama.gov.
Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama
Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama
When completed, this collection will consist of the official papers of the eleven men who served as governors of Alabama from the eve of secession and Civil War to the postwar "Redemption" administrations of George S. Houston and Rufus W. Cobb.
Alabama Supreme Court Case Files
Alabama Supreme Court Case Files
When completed, this collection will contain all the original case files of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1820 through 1877. These records include interrogatories, exhibits, motions, and other details not included in the published rulings, though excerpts from the printed reports will be...

Ben W. Brumfield

Researching people and events in the Renan area around 1920. Please contact me at benwbrum@gmail.com
DigEdTnT Workshop
Demo project for trying out FromThePage editorial platforms for the Digital Edition Creation Pipelines: Tools and Transitions workshop in Graz, February 23, 2023.
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.
GSM registers
GSM registers
Historic fossil registers held by British Geological Survey, Keyworth, UK. Part of the GSM (Geological Survey Museum) Collection.
Tennessee Legislative Petitions
Transcription of petitions of citizens to the Tennessee General Assembly (legislative body) for private and public acts from approximately 1801-1870. Images from microfilm. TN State Library & Archives created an index to primary petitioners' names, locations, and subjects. That index is at...

California State Library

The California State Library: A leader, innovator, champion, and important source of trusted information to Californians and their libraries.
E. von Hasslocher
A collection of ten letters from Hasslacher in Geyserville, Sonoma County, to his friend, Louis Noll in Oakland. Dated 1873-1876, the letters discuss family matters relating to health and finance, including a request to borrow money. A letter dated Oct. 23, 1876, talks of picking grapes and...
Gold Rush Era Letters
Gold Rush Era Letters
Letters written by various people during the Gold Rush era 1848-1855. Please note that historical materials in the Gold Rush Collections may include viewpoints and values that are not consistent with the values of the California State Library or the State of California and may be considered...
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, and we're seeking your help. To meet our goals, we rely in part on volunteer...

Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library is the "People’s University," the center of learning for a diverse and inclusive community.
Northeast Ohio and the Civil War: Primary Source Manuscripts at Cleveland Public Library
Northeast Ohio and the Civil War: Primary Source Manuscripts at Cleveland Public Library
This collection contains a diary, a set of letters, and a manuscript document from the Special Collections at Cleveland Public Library. The first item is the Diary for 1865, George B. Carle, Company K, 90th Ohio Regiment. The diary, part a larger collection, consists holograph entries in a...
B'nai Israel Archives
B'nai Israel Archives
Congregation B'nai Israel is launching a project to transcribe our historic Minute Books from cursive writing into typed text.
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...

Dartmouth Libraries

Digital by Dartmouth Library (DxDL) provides free, digital access to nearly three hundred thousand items from our collections — from classical texts to medieval manuscripts to scientific accounts to audiovisual materials.
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...
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...
Dartmouth Medical Student Notebooks
Dartmouth Medical Student Notebooks
Help transcribe Dartmouth Medical School history! The Dartmouth Medical School was founded in 1797 by Nathan Smith who, in 1796, petitioned the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College for permission to travel to Edinburgh, Scotland to "attend to the several branches of medicine as taught &...

Digital Maryland

Digital Maryland is a collaborative, statewide digital preservation program of the Enoch Pratt Free Library/Maryland State Library Resource Center. Users can search and explore historical and cultural documents, images, audio, and videos that record Maryland’s history.
Mutual Benefit Society of Baltimore Collection- Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Death Register
Mutual Benefit Society of Baltimore Collection- Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Death Register
Mutual Benefit Society of Baltimore Collection The Mutual Benefit Society insurance company operated in Baltimore from 1903 until 1977 when it merged with another insurance company. Located on 407-413 W. Franklin St., in buildings that still bear the name, it provided weekly sick benefits,...

Digitizing Peru's Print Revolution

This project is funded by the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project. We have digitized nearly 5,000 pages of nineteenth-century Peruvian periodicals. The OCR on these is in need of correcting! Please help us here!
Digitizing Peru's Print Revolution
Digitizing Peru's Print Revolution
This project is partially funded by the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project. We have digitized nearly 5,000 pages of nineteenth-century Peruvian periodicals. The OCR on these is in need of correcting! Please help us to make clean OCRd PDFs widely available to interested researchers and...

Dish By Dish

Countries like the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are major international hubs with residents hailing from all over the world. Of course, in them we find the traditional foods of Eastern Arabia (known as "Khaleeji" cooking), but there are also many different global food cultures and interesting fusions on offer. Working with a growing collection of restaurant menus from the UAE and the larger Arab Gulf countries, we are transcribing them–dish by dish–in order to study what they can tell us about food and culture in the region. In these menus you will find many languages; they typically contain English and Arabic, but be on the lookout for Amharic, Chinese, Malayalam, Tagalog, Urdu and others. Folders have been created indicating what language skills you need to transcribe. Dish by Dish is a project of Citizen Researcher in the Office of Research Outreach at NYU Abu Dhabi. To find out more about the collection of menus and the data we are building based on them, visit our project website linked at the top of this page.
Menus
In this collection you will find menus from many different kinds of restaurants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The menus vary in structure and layout. In this folder, we have included only menus written in English, or in English (Latin) script languages. Remember that you will also find many...
Deciphering Dickens
Deciphering Dickens
Charles Dickens left behind a remarkably complete record of his literary output, including not just handwritten drafts for most of the major novels but also marked-up page proofs, serial publications, illustrations, theatrical adaptations and records of his own legendary performances from his...
Whaling Logs
Whaling logs held at the East Hampton Library's Long Island Collection.
Proprietors of Montauk Collection
This Collection includes documents from the Long Island Collection and the Brooklyn Historical Society. It focuses on the land ownership history of Montauk going back to early Colonial records continuing through Arthur Benson's efforts to purchase and control land in the area the the Proprietors...
Deeds
This collection includes Deeds from the Long Island Collection.

East Texas Research Center

Explore East Texas history with the resources at the East Texas Research Center (ETRC), located on the second floor of Ralph W. Steen Library at Stephen F. Austin State University. Digital copies of items are available in the Digital Archives and Collections. Items include photographs, documents, maps, books and other archival materials associated with the East Texas geographical region from the Gulf of Mexico north to the Red River and east of the Trinity River to Western Louisiana, which was once part of Texas. The digitized material is freely available to students, teachers and the general public for their historical and genealogical research.
McFarland-Russell Family Papers
The McFarland-Russell family papers consist of personal and business correspondence, legal and business papers, Confederacy related items, materials related to the history of Orange, Texas, and a large amount of material of personal and genealogical interest produced and collected by members...
Spring 2021 Letters from Telecommuting
These letters were worked on by students workers over the Covid-19 lockdown. They need to be updated and submitted.

Filson Historical Society

Since 1884 the Filson's mission has been to collect, preserve, and share the significant history and culture of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley.
Resurrecting the First American West
Resurrecting the First American West
This project has "resurrected" and expanded the Library of Congress American Memory Project, First American West, the Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 (FAW), which was taken down in 2016. The Filson Historical Society, the University of Chicago, and the Library of Congress contributed material to...
Black and African American History
Black and African American History
Black and African American collections from the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky.
Women's History
Women's History
Collections on and by women held at the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky.

Florida Memory Program

Florida Memory is a digital outreach program providing free online access to select archival records from collections of the State Archives of Florida and the State Library of Florida. Florida memory digitizes records that illuminate the state's history and culture.
Florida County Tax Rolls, 1849 and 1850
Florida County Tax Rolls, 1849 and 1850
These ledgers document tax assessments in Florida counties for 1849 and 1850. This form was standardized across all counties. However, the form changed changed after 1850, and you can transcribe later years by viewing the associated collection.
Selections from Woman's Club of Tallahassee (N2021-4)
These records are a selection from State Archives of Florida collection N2021-4, documenting the organization, administration and activities of the Woman's Club of Tallahassee from 1927 to 2012. The collection includes administrative binders, meeting minutes, correspondence, annual reports,...
Gardner Store Ledgers
This collection consists of three ledger books from the Gardner's General Store that Shack Gardner owned and operated in Leon County, Florida. The ledgers document purchases and accounts at his store and include date of sale, customer names, purchased items, costs, and payments received. Each...

Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library is home the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, the ultimate resource for exploring Shakespeare and his world.
Transcribathon: EMROC 2021
These recipe books from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Wellcome Collection were used for the Early Modern Recipe Online Collective's (EMROC) 2021 transcribathon, a one-day manuscript adventure on March 4, from 1PM to 9 PM GMT. This worldwide event offered a chance to help make two...
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.
Thomas Martin Diaries
Thomas Martin Diaries
Thomas P. Martin (1846-1910) was born on Albemarle Plantation in Assumption Parish, Louisiana. During the Civil War, he served in Company C of the 26th Louisiana Regiment. In 1865, Thomas Martin married Cornelia M. Taylor. Mr. Martin arrived in Fort Worth, Texas during the early 1890s, where...
Albert Ruth Papers
Albert Ruth Papers
The Albert Ruth Papers is a sub-collection of correspondence, notebooks, and papers within the Mary Daggett Lake Papers. Albert Ruth (1844-1932) was an early North Texas botanist, whose collection of nearly 10,000 specimens was purchased by the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and was later displayed...

Frederick Douglass Papers

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 where documents completed here are published. You can find the digital edition at https://frederickdouglasspapersproject.com/s/digitaledition/page/home.
Correspondence, Volume 4: 1881-1888 (documents to come)
The published volume will include 252 letters in full, and 667 calendared (or summarized) documents, for a total of 919 letters.
NEW! Documents for Transcription (1853-1865)
Documents to be transcribed May-June 2024 for Correspondence Volume 2. If you are working on a letter from newspaper such as Frederick Douglass' Paper, you may be able to find a better more legible copy of the newspaper at the Library of Congress's website here...
Problem Documents
Documents with unknown origin or publishing info.

FromThePage AI Sandbox

FromThePage staff are researching applications of AI technology to archives, libraries, and scholarly projects.
Handwritten Text Recognition Sandbox
Handwritten Text Recognition Sandbox
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Greenville County Library System

The South Carolina Room in the Hughes Main Library houses the Greenville County Library System's genealogy and local history collections. The following digital collections include items from the South Carolina Room's archive, local organizations, and private collections showcasing the rich and varied history of Greenville and the Upstate of South Carolina. Digitized items are presented as part of the historical record for the purpose of education and research. The inclusion of an item in the Library System's digital collections does not represent an endorsement of its contents or its expressed viewpoints. Items may contain content that some may find offensive.
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...
The Courant
The Courant
Collection of the 1859 issues of The Courant Southern Literary Journal. Includes poems, short stories, serial novels, and essays.
Greenville Piedmont
Greenville Piedmont
Afternoon newspaper for Greenville, SC 1912-1926
Walter Deane papers
Walter Deane (1848-1930) engaged in a number of botanical activities during his lifetime, including serving as a founding member of the New England Botanical Club. He served on several botanical visiting committees for Harvard University. Deane helped on several floras including Maria Owen's “A...
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...
German
Documents from the Botany Libraries, Harvard University written in German

High Point Museum

The High Point Museum cares for and exhibits objects, photographs, and archival material that reflect the history of the greater High Point, NC, area.
High Point Property Records
Property deeds and legal and financial papers related to High Point residents and businesses.
High Point Archives Project
High Point Archives Project
Letters, deeds, meeting minutes, and other materials from the collection of the High Point Museum. Many of the Fisher letters describe visits to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.
Shopping Stories Transcription Project
Shopping Stories Transcription Project
Eighteenth-century store ledgers detail tabular data: recording purchases, account holders, and payments. These transactions are very different from the typical prose of a letter or diary entry, however, they include as much, if not more, significant information to assist in the understanding...

Indiana State Archives

The Indiana State Archives exists to provide for the protection, and access to, primary-source and historical documents that contribute to Indiana's heritage. By assisting with transcription projects, you are helping our archivists create searchable text for records challenging to automated methods. Thank you to all our contributors, we appreciate your efforts!
Indiana Draft Enrollment Lists of 1862
Indiana Draft Enrollment Lists of 1862
Near the start of the Civil War in the summer of 1862, the Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton directed all northern states to fill a draft call for 300,000 men. In Indiana, two separate lists were created, one for men who had already enlisted in the volunteer forces and another listing all white...
Indiana Volunteer Militia Enrollment Lists of 1862
Indiana Volunteer Militia Enrollment Lists of 1862
Near the start of the Civil War in the summer of 1862, the Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton directed all northern states to fill a draft call for 300,000 men. In Indiana, two separate lists were created, one for men who had already enlisted in the volunteer forces and another listing all white...
Jeffersonville Land Office Receipt Books, Second Collection
This collection is a companion to the Jeffersonville Land Office Receipt Books collection. Some of the books required different transcription settings due to their format. Sales of public land by the United States Government in Indiana began in 1801. Sales at the Jeffersonville Land Office...
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.

Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club d.b.a. Loring Greenough House

Built in 1760 on the territory of the Massachusett Tribe and situated in the historic center of Jamaica Plain (JP), the Loring Greenough House (LGH) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated a Massachusetts Historic Landmark and City of Boston Landmark.
Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club Meeting Minutes
A collection of meeting minutes from the Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club (JPTC), which was founded in 1896.
LGH Meeting Minutes 1923-1926
Loring Greenough House Meeting Minutes 1923-1926
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...
Oram Diaries Test Collection (unstructured)
Test collection using 'pipe' character to delimit structured text
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Sample of several pages from the Oram Diaries to evaluate transcription tools
Transcribe Hopkins Workshop
Transcribe Hopkins Workshop
This event will take place November 9-11, 2023. See the Transcribe Hopkins website for more information: https://transcribehopkins.tcf.lauramorreale.com/

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 17th...

Kentucky Historical Society Digital Collections

The Kentucky Historical Society Digital Collections contain select materials from the Kentucky Historical Society's archival and library collections.
United States Colored Troops Muster and Descriptive Roll for Kentucky the 7th, 8th and 9th Districts
United States Colored Troops Muster and Descriptive Roll for Kentucky the 7th, 8th and 9th Districts
This ledger contains information on the African American troops from part of the 7th district, and all of the 8th, and 9th Congressional Districts of Kentucky, who were mustered into the U.S. Army during the Civil War in 1864-65. The 7th district includes: Woodford, Franklin, Mercer, Boyle, and...
McCuddy family papers
McCuddy family papers
Letters, receipts, legal documents, deeds and other papers from the McCuddy family of Maryland, Woodford County, KY, and Logan County, KY. The collection contains extensive family and local history information, including descriptions of Indian attacks in Illinois as well as family births, deaths...
Wolff, Gretter, Cusick and Hill Photography Studio Daybooks
Wolff, Gretter, Cusick and Hill Photography Studio Daybooks
Several photographers successively occupied a studio at Number 43, St. Clair Street, Frankfort, Ky.: Wolff from ca. 1898 to 1902; Gretter from 1902 to 1917; and Cusick from ca. 1920 to his death in 1933. The business was then maintained by Cusick's widow, Anna, and her brothers George A. Hill...
Festival Book for Charles VI
First edition of a sumptuous festival book commemorating the inauguration of HRE Charles VI in 1717 as Count of Flanders, featuring an allegorical frontispiece and 6 large folding plates, including four engravings of the extravagant fireworks displays that followed the ceremony.
Lapo di Castiglionchio
Letter to his son; Beinecke MS 815
The Case of Magdalena, the Former Slave
Archives Départementales des Bouches-du-Rhône 3B 858, and the opening folio is 178r. Marseille, 1407.
St. Paul Catholic Church Baptismal Ledger 1854-1909
St. Paul Catholic Church Baptismal Ledger 1854-1909
St. Paul Catholic Church is one of the oldest existing churches in Lexington. The records for the parish go back to 1854. The ledgers are part of the church's historical archive, and contain unique records for Lexington's history. Bishop Stowe, the bishop of the Lexington diocese, has given...

Macalester College

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Digital Humanities Transcription Exercise
Manuscript folios from Macalester's Special Collections to be transcribed
Arabic Transcription, Macalester Library Session
This library session will give students an opportunity to work with Islamic manuscript materials and contribute to making these collection materials more accessible through the practice of transcription. By transcribing these primary sources, students will be helping the library increase...
1914 - 1930 County Marriage Certificates now available
Special instructions: - Soundex code: PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE SOUNDEX CODE. Fields asking for the "Soundex Code" of the bride or groom is referring to the alphanumeric characters found in the upper left and right hand corners of the certificate. Each character begins with a letter. This...

Middlebury College Special Collections

Special Collections at the Middlebury College Library serves as a research laboratory for both the Middlebury community and independent scholars.
Civil War letters at Middlebury College
Civil War letters at Middlebury College
These letters reflect the majority of letters written during the mid 19th century, allowing disparate family members to catch up with one another during the years of the American Civil War. A number of letters in this collection are written from the front lines of the Civil War, explaining the...
19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence
19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence
This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items tied to 19th Century American writers and housed at Middlebury College Special Collections. Many famous names and literary careers are represented inside, including Ambrose Bierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry...
Diary of Ichabod Barstow Peterson
1859 travel diary relating Peterson's experiences as mate on board the ship Garnet, traveling with a racially integrated crew in the years just before the Civil War. Includes details on his voyages to Savannah, Ga.; Liverpool, England; back to Savannah; to New Orleans, La., where the African...

Milner Library at Illinois State University

<p>Milner Library at Illinois State University is home to the Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives as well as a world-class Special Collections department focusing on the history of circus and allied arts. Thank you for helping us make history discoverable, searchable, and accessible!</p> <p>Interested in getting exclusive stickers, branded Milner merch and other swag? The more you transcribe, the more you earn! Sign up at <a href="https://illinoisstate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zhheD4ke2nyPVc">bit.ly/MilnerRewards.</a></p>
Bloomington, Illinois plat books, 1831-1972
Bloomington, Illinois plat books, 1831-1972
Dating to the founding of Bloomington, these plat maps functioned as the city's official record of property ownership. * Please note that it is not necessary to transcribe text found within the plat maps. We are asking for assistance in transcribing the titles and text below the plats only. *
Jesse Fell Civil War paymaster records
Jesse Fell Civil War paymaster records
Jesse W. Fell's (1808-1887) hugely successful land speculation deals has led to him being credited as the founder of several central Illinois towns and counties, as well as Illinois State (Normal) University. During the Civil War, Fell's Quaker faith prevented him from serving as a soldier. He...
Celestia Rice and June Rose Colby Collection
Celestia Rice and June Rose Colby Collection
Two remarkable women serve as the nexus for this digital collection. The first, Celestia Rice Colby, was born to a well-to-do Ohio farming family in 1827. She became one of the first girls to be schooled at the prestigious Grand River Institute and parlayed the knowledge she gained there into a...

Missouri State Archives

The Missouri State Archives is the official repository for Missouri state records of permanent and historical value.
Missouri State Penitentiary Register of Inmates
Register of Inmates received into the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP). These register entries contain useful details of more than 50,000 individuals who were incarcerated in the Missouri State Penitentiary from 1836-1986. This index will be added to the Missouri State Penitentiary database. ...

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...
5 Mount Auburn Tutorial Documents
5 Mount Auburn Tutorial Documents
Use these examples to see how to transcribe the different types of documents to be transcribed: letters to and from the Cemetery in different handwriting, standardized trustee meeting minutes and reports with special headings, and copies of early letters that were copied into letterpress copying...
2 Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustees Records
2 Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustees Records
Trustees records (1831-1930) including meeting minutes, agendas, reports, and letters that document every detail of the business of the Cemetery from hiring a gatekeeper and gardener to managing large swaths of land as an early non-profit.

Mulaika Hijas

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

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.
Gardner Family Papers
The Gardner family of Nantucket descended from Richard and John Gardner, sons of Thomas Gardner, a planter who came from England to Salem, Massachusetts in 1626. Their descendants became captains of whaling ships, land owners and merchants. This collection includes correspondence, deeds and other...
Maria L. Owen Papers
Maria L. Tallant Owen (1825–1913) was born in Nantucket, Mass., and was a teacher at the Academy on Fair Street. She became interested in Nantucket flora early in her life, collecting and identifying many specimens. In 1888, she published her Catalog of Plants Growing without Cultivation in the...
Ships' Logs Collection
Ships' Logs Collection
This is a collection of ships’ logs and shipboard journals assembled by the Nantucket Historical Association. Logs, generally kept by captains or first mates of vessels, include daily observations of position (latitude and longitude), weather, vessels sighted, and ports visited. For whaling...

National Archives of the United Kingdom

The National Archives of the United Kingdom is a government department and the material we create is subject to Crown copyright. By taking part in this project, volunteers agree that the data they produce for The National Archives of the United Kingdom will be made available for re-use under the terms of the <a href="https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/">Open Government Licence (OGL)</a> which is the default licence for most Crown copyright material. Under OGL terms, the data will be freely re-usable for the benefit of future research.
British Army: Description and Succession Books (NCOs and Ranks)
British Army: Description and Succession Books (NCOs and Ranks)
These are records of Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and other ranks. They include physical descriptions, attestation dates, genealogical information, and length service records. They are hand written, and the pages may be in a poor state
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...
Mel Lincoln Journals
Mel Lincoln's professional journals preserve valuable historical insights into early 20th-century museum practices, habitat diorama construction, and the construction of ecologically accurate exhibitions in museum settings. Transcribing Lincoln's journals will make his detailed accounts and...

Naval War College Archives

The NWC Archives illustrates the College's enduring legacy of creating future leaders through a vital documentary collection available for connection, education, and research. This unique resource of primary sources and special collections informs educators, scholars, and policymakers with critical issues of past and future naval warfare, joint planning at the strategic, operational, and tactical level, and the role of the U.S. Navy in the local, national, and global community.
Works of Alfred T. Mahan
Works of Alfred T. Mahan
Help the NWC Archives transcribe the works of Alfred T. Mahan, considered to be the theortical founder of the 20th century Navy, held in their collections. Mahan had a significant impact on the U.S. Naval War College and naval strategy globally. His theories on the importance of sea power and...
Logbooks and Journals
The New Bedford Whaling Museum's archival collections consist of 1700 linear feet of manuscript materials documenting a range of New Bedford and regional industries including textile manufacturing, cordage manufacturing, tool manufacturing, banking (1825-1936), business papers, whaling and...

Nicole Volmering

To get in touch, email me at volmern[at]tcd.ie.
Early Irish Hands TranSCRIPTion Challenge
Practice transcribing medieval Irish scripts! The Early Irish Hands TranSCRIPTion Challenge project helps you learn how to read early medieval Irish manuscripts by focusing on practice. It offers anyone interested a chance to get familiar with Irish script by offering simple introductions and...
Schaffhausen Adomnán Challenge
Schaffhausen Adomnán Challenge
Practice transcribing medieval Irish script! Practice your transcription skills by transcribing the Life of Columba (Colum Cille) from the famous Schaffhausen manuscript, which was written by Dorbbéne in Iona around the year 700. This manuscript is not only a unique early witness to the literary...

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.
Walter Alexander's Herbarium and plant analysis notebook
Walter Alexander's Herbarium and plant analysis notebook
Assembled in 1897 by African American high school student, Walter Alexander (1880-1910) of Ironton, Ohio. Alexander created the notebook when he was around 17 years old while attending Kingsbury Public High School. It features mounted plant specimens, pen-and-ink sketches of botanical details,...
Manasseh Cutler Papers
Manasseh Cutler Papers
This collection includes materials sourced from the Manasseh Cutler Papers. Manasseh Cutler (1742-1823) was a clergyman from Massachusetts who served as a member of the House of Representatives. As an agent of the Ohio Company of Associates, he was involved in the settlement of the Northwest...
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 Academy Archives

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David Kimball  Diary, 1803-1804
David Kimball Diary, 1803-1804
A journal kept by noted Ipswich, Massachusetts minister David T. Kimball during his final year of studies at Harvard University and Harvard Divinity School, and a year of teaching at Phillips Academy. Rev. David Tenney Kimball (1782–1860) was a prominent abolitionist and Pastor of the First...
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...
Student Anti-Slavery Rebellion 1835
The anti-slavery sentiment that was rising in New England created a moral dilemma for the faculty when the students requested approval to establish an anti-slavery society in 1835. The students believed that the moral teachings they were receiving demanded that they show their support for the...

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.
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.
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.
Irene Dixon Bamford
Irene Dixon Bamford
The fonds consists of 25 diaries detailing the life of Irene Dixon Bamford on Wolfe Island, Ontario, Canada. Irene Dixon Bamford was born in the United States in 1834. She moved to Wolfe Island with her husband, Wells Bamford (a sailor). She had three children: Isabel, Wells, and Devolsom.
Register of male prisoners admitted - HM Prison, Brisbane (Boggo Road)
Register of male prisoners admitted - HM Prison, Brisbane (Boggo Road)
Following the closure of the Moreton Bay penal settlement in 1842, tenders were called in 1847 to convert the Female Factory in Queen Street to a gaol. On 14 December 1849, the altered building was proclaimed a prison known as the Gaol, Brisbane. A new gaol was built at Petrie Terrace in 1860 and...
First Nations Language Collection
There are over 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language groups in Queensland. The Queensland State Archives Languages Project aims to support First Nations communities to record and revive traditional languages across the state. The project involves identifying, researching,...
Description book (males) - HM Gaol, Brisbane (Boggo Road)
Description book (males) - HM Gaol, Brisbane (Boggo Road)
Following the closure of the Moreton Bay penal settlement in 1842, tenders were called in 1847 to convert the Female Factory in Queen Street to a gaol. On 14 December 1849, the altered building was proclaimed a prison known as the Gaol, Brisbane. A new gaol was built at Petrie Terrace in 1860 and...

Repatriating a Lost Archive--Dir. Christina H. Lee

Directed by Christina H. Lee, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University.
A Digital Repatriation of a Lost archive of the Spanish Pacific: The Library of The Convent of San Pablo (Manila, 1762)
Important note: Unless otherwise indicated, the hard-copies of the manuscripts in this collection are housed at the LILLY LIBRARY at Indiana University. If you are using any of the documents, please reference them appropriately. Description: This project seeks to repatriate books and...
Föreningen för kvinnans politiska rösträtt i Stockholm
Föreningen för kvinnans politiska rösträtt i Stockholm
Välkommen att vara med och transkribera uppgifter om de kvinnor som var medlemmar i Föreningen för kvinnans politiska rösträtt i Stockholm! Detta är ett sidoprojekt till projektet I demokratins namn – kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt. Arkivmaterialet består av en medlemsmatrikel som är bevarad i...
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...
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...

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. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEXT TRANSCRIBE-A-THON ON 06/25/2024 <a href="https://ci.ovationtix.com/36765/production/1188826"> HERE </a>. For this event, we will be transcribing various meeting minutes from some of the more unique social clubs in our collection, such as the Maryland Woman Suffrage Association and the Dosey-Dos Square Dance Club.
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 horticultural...
Sandy Spring Veteran Collection
Sandy Spring Veteran Collection
This collection contains letters and personal materials from known veterans in Sandy Spring history, as well as some military materials. Materials date from 1862 to 1947 and cover the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.
Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries
Dr. Caleb Edward Iddings Diaries
Caleb Edward Iddings, (1829-1904) was a physician in Sandy Spring, Maryland. In 1849, prior to medical school, he joined the wave of young hopefuls traveling to California, seeking fortune during in the Gold Rush. Upon his return from the West, he obtained his medical training at Maryland...

Seattle Municipal Archives

The Seattle Municipal Archives preserves and makes accessible the records of enduring value created or received by City agencies and elected officials.
City of Seattle Records
City of Seattle Records
Dating from the 1870s to the first few years of the 20th century, these records contain glimpses into the lives and activities of a growing Seattle. In letters, petitions, reports, claims, bids, and early City ordinances, City of Seattle activities are documented through the voices of Seattle...

Shelby County Museum & Archives

The Shelby County Museum & Archives is a historical institution located in Columbiana, Alabama, dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history and heritage of Shelby County. It serves as a repository for various historical documents, artifacts, photographs, and records related to the county's past. The museum features exhibits highlighting different aspects of Shelby County's history, including its early settlement, development, industries, notable figures, and cultural heritage. Additionally, the archives provide resources for genealogical research, offering access to records such as county records, newspapers, family histories, and more. The museum and archives play a vital role in educating the public about the rich history of Shelby County and preserving its heritage for future generations.
Shelby County, AL Deed Books Referencing Enslaved People
Several of the Deed Books archived at the Shelby County Museum & Archives include mentions of enslaved individuals. Transcribing these pages will provide valuable insight into the historical significance of slavery and ensure accessibility to these records for all researchers and visitors.

Sr. Thea Bowman Society

The Sister Thea Bowman Society is located in Louisville, Kentucky. One of our projects is documenting a Black Catholic cemetery section called St. Louis Cemetery in which 1,633 people are buried in unmarked graves. Our transcription projects include a freedom suit and the pension files of 20 United States Colored Troop veterans.
Amanda of Color vs. Heisle Estate Freedom Suit
Amanda of Color vs. Heisle Estate Freedom Suit
In 1841, Samuel Heisle (or Hisle) of Henry County, Kentucky left a will permitting his 36 enslaved people to hire themselves out and use the proceeds to purchase their freedom from his illegitimate son. Several of these Black Kentuckians were able to be manumitted. Others were not so...
USCT Pension files
USCT Pension files
1,633 Black Catholics are buried in unmarked graves in St. Louis Cemetery in Louisville, KY. Many of the men served in the Union army during the Civil War (the US Colored Troops), as Buffalo Soldiers, and in World War I. This project collects military records, especially pension files, that were...
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 open access to its collection and remains committed to finding innovative ways to share collection information. This is...
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...
Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book
Dorothea Rousby Cookery Book
A 17th-century cookery book with index, containing recipes for preserves, cakes, wines, and household remedies

Stanford University Archives

The Stanford University Archives is the official repository for records of Stanford University, including its founders, administration, faculty, students, and alumni.
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.
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.
Charles A. Spolyar KZSU Playlist Collection
Charles A. Spolyar KZSU Playlist Collection
Collection contains Spolyar’s hand-written playlists from his radio shows on the Stanford student station, KZSU, as well as program guides, time schedules, and memoranda.

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.
Regulator Movement
Regulator Movement
Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection The Regulator Movement was a brief uprising in eastern North Carolina from 1768 to 1771, before the start of the American Revolution. North Carolinians became...
Will Books
Will Books
Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate/Expert About the Collection Part of the Secretary of State wills collection, this is a series of bound recorded copies of probated wills. Some volumes also contain recorded deeds, inventories of...
General Assembly Session Records (1760-1762)
General Assembly Session Records (1760-1762)
Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate/Experienced About the Collection The General Assembly Session Records digital collection features records of early North Carolina state legislatures found within the holdings of the State Archives...

State Library of New South Wales

The State Library of NSW is one of the great libraries of the world, with a history dating back to 1826. Since then, we have been collecting all kinds of materials that help tell the rich and diverse story of NSW and Australia.
Rediscovering Indigenous Languages
Rediscovering Indigenous Languages
Rediscovering Indigenous Languages These First Nations language materials are being made available to assist community access the collections which were identified in the Rediscovering Indigenous languages project. The Rediscovering Indigenous Languages site features historic word lists,...
Royal Anthropological Society of Australasia records, 1885-1914, with additional material, 1921-1926, 1991, and papers of Alan Carroll, 1886-1892
The Society's collection includes Survey forms and correspondence received by the Royal Anthropological Society of Australasia regarding Aboriginal place names, 1899-1903, 1921-1926., and Survey forms, lists and correspondence received by the Royal Anthropological Society of Australasia regarding...

Staten Island Museum

Founded in 1881 and celebrating its 140th year, the Staten Island Museum engages visitors with interdisciplinary exhibitions, public programs, and educational activities for all ages. It is the mission of the Staten Island Museum to spark curiosity and generate meaningful shared experiences through natural science, art, and history to deepen understanding of our environment, ourselves, and each other.
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park Permanent Record Books
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park Permanent Record Books
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park is an African American Cemetery in Staten Island, NY. It was founded in 1935 in response to the practice of racial segregation in cemeteries and is still an active cemetery today. The cemetery's permanent record books are a chronological listing of burials. They...
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park Ledger Books
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park Ledger Books
Frederick Douglass Memorial Park is an African American Cemetery in Staten Island, NY. It was founded in 1935 in response to the practice of racial segregation in cemeteries and is still an active cemetery today. Frederick Douglass Memorial Park's ledger books provide a day-to-day accounting from...

Tennessee State Library & Archives

The Tennessee State Library & Archives collects and preserves materials of historical, documentary and reference value, and promotes library and archival development throughout the state.
World War I Questionnaires
World War I Questionnaires
The World War I questionnaire project was part of an effort to gather and preserve the history of Tennessee's involvement in what was then known as the Great War. On January 24, 1919 the state legislature resolved that a committee of 25 be appointed, to be known as the Tennessee State Historical...
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...

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission preserves the archival record of Texas, supports research, and makes primary resources available to the public.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Escape Record
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Escape Record, call number 1998/038-270.
Texas Adjutant General's Department Ranger military rolls 1876 - 1897
Texas Adjutant General's Department Ranger military rolls 1876 - 1897
These records include muster rolls, muster-in rolls, muster/payrolls, and payrolls for various Ranger organizations of the State of Texas, maintained by the Texas Adjutant General's Department. They date 1846-1861, 1874-1910, 1913-1914, and undated. The information contained on the rolls varies...

The Grove National Historic Landmark

Welcome to The Grove’s Transcription Project! Bring the 19th Century Alive for a 21st Century audience. Members of the Kennicott Family made groundbreaking contributions in the fields of medicine, horticulture, education, natural history, and exploration in the 1800s. Help us share their stories and contributions by transcribing Kennicott documents and correspondence.
Kennicott Documents
Kennicott Documents
Beginning in 1836, the Kennicotts called The Grove home. The history of their family, their land, and their country are interwoven throughout their letters, photographs, and artifacts. The Grove’s collection represents a rare and precious window into the past, and allows us to better understand...

The Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia inspires learning, ignites imagination, creates possibilities, encourages understanding, and engages Virginia's past to empower its future.
Virginia Untold: Free Registers (indexing)
Virginia Untold: Free Registers (indexing)
Virginia Untold provides digital access to records that document some of the lived experiences of enslaved and free Black people in the Library of Virginia’s collections. Please help improve the discoverability of these sources by transcribing one of the project's many record types, registers of...
Virginia Revolutionary Conventions, 1774-1776
Virginia Revolutionary Conventions, 1774-1776
This collection contains the records of the five Virginia conventions that met before the creation of a new state government in 1776. The first convention was held at the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg on May 30, 1774. Twenty-five members of the House of Burgesses gathered to protest the closing...
World War II Separation Notices: Army I
World War II Separation Notices: Army I
The World War II Separation Notices Collection documents demographics, civilian life, and military service history for more than 250,000 men and women from across the state. After leaving the U.S. military, individuals received official documentation noting separation from their branch of...

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.
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...
Convict Leasing Project - Tracy City
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: www.stockadeproject.com
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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TN Genealogy Indexing Project

This project is coordinated by Taneya Koonce & Billie McNamara.
Tennessee Newspapers
Welcome to the Tennessee Historical Newspaper Indexing project. The newspaper pages provided here are ready for indexing. Our interest is in local news only - news specific to Tennessee (and communities in bordering states). Please do not index national news. For detailed instructions,...
John Bramblett Beall Letters
John Bramblett Beall (1833-1917) was born in Carroll County, Ga. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he served in the 19th Georgia Infantry Regiment in the Virginia campaigns in 1861 and was wounded in the hip at Mechanicsville in 1862. During his recovery, he served as conscription officer at...
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...
Nimrod Porter Papers
Nimrod Porter Papers
Farmer and sheriff in Maury County, Tenn. Diary and other records of Nimrod Porter. The diary, 1861–1871, records daily life during the Civil War and Reconstruction; weather; farm and business activities; operations of Union and Confederate armies and guerillas in Maury County and vicinity; news...
David C. Driskell Papers
David C. Driskell Papers
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Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes
Life as a Quaker Family: The Brookes
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Kislak Center Recipe Books
The Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania houses a wide variety of recipe books among its collections. These include culinary recipes, comprising food and drink; medicinal recipes, for both humans and animals; household recipes, for...
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture (PSPA) Collection manuscripts
The Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture (PSPA) is the oldest agricultural society in the United States. Organized in 1785, it has played key roles in developing many of the farming methods and institutions responsible for the abundance that is the hallmark of our modern food system....

University of South Dakota, University Libraries

The Archives & Special Collections is the rare books, manuscripts and archives department of the University Libraries. We offer a number of core collections based on their content and subject. https://libguides.usd.edu/fromthepage Questions? Email us at <a href="mailto:library@usd.edu?subject=From%20the%20Page%20Question">library@usd.edu</a>
Chilson Collection
Chilson Collection
The Chilson Collection includes books, journals, maps, pamphlets, and other print materials relating to local histories, South Dakota history, Native American cultures, and western expansion of the United States. https://explore.digitalsd.org/digital/collection/chilson
Jane Rooker Breeden Papers
Jane Rooker Breeden Papers
The papers relate to the women's suffrage movement in South Dakota, including material from the South Dakota Equal Suffrage Association, the South Dakota Universal Franchise League, the State Council of Defense and the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Additional materials relate to...
Mabel Townsley Papers
Mabel Townsley Papers
Mabel Townsley was a University of South Dakota graduate and instructor in English who also taught at schools in Hartford and Keystone, South Dakota. Highlighted here are photographs of Townsley, the Townsley family, South Dakota scenes and events, and a collection of William Richard Cross...
General Manuscripts
General manuscripts digitized and available on Collections U of T at https://collections.library.utoronto.ca/view/fisher2:root

USDA National Agricultural Library

The USDA National Agricultural Library is one of five national libraries of the United States and houses one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and its related sciences.
Ukrainian Collection
Ukrainian Collection
The National Agricultural Library (NAL) is collaborating with the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) in a cooperative collection building and digitization project that will serve to support biodiversity and scientific research in Ukraine, help preserve rare and unique Ukrainian cultural heritage...
Spring City (Utah) Council Minutes
Spring City (Utah) Council Minutes
The city council minute books were created as the official record of the city council meetings. Typical entries contain information about budgeting and finance; city ordinances; business and professional licensing procedures; department activities; and improvements in public service such as...
Sevier County (Utah) Declarations of Intention
Sevier County (Utah) Declarations of Intention
These volumes from the Sixth District Court in Sevier County, Utah contain declarations of intentions to become United States citizens in which an applicant vows to later become a U.S. citizen and to renounce his current citizenship.
Salt Lake County (Utah) Civil Case Indexes
Salt Lake County (Utah) Civil Case Indexes
The Civil Case Indexes record the names of plaintiffs and defendants involved in civil actions and provide assigned case numbers, facilitating clerical management of and access to the civil case files. We are transcribing the original books kept by the court clerk to provide a complete name index...

UVA 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.
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...
The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Cases, 1870-1876
The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Cases, 1870-1876
The C.S.S. Alabama Claims Project features over 100 documents that explore the American Civil War's international legal dimensions. Boston attorney and future U.S. Congressman William W. Crapo corresponded with numerous fellow lawyers and clients between 1870 and 1876 to secure restitution from...
The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914
The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914
The documents in this collection contain the stories of nineteenth century English lives. Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey worked as probate and property lawyers in the town of Tring, Hertfordshire, in south central England. They handled wills, estates, and personal property issues for...

UVA 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.
Holsinger Studio Ledgers
The Holsinger Studio Collection in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia constitutes a unique photographic record of life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County from before the turn of the century through World War I through through ~9,000 glass...
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...
Letters of Rev. John W. Alvord
This collection contains the private letters written by the Rev. John W. Alvord, a Civil War Army Chaplain and Freedmen's Bureau Superintendent of Schools and Finance. Rev. Alvord was a significant historical figure best known for his Letters from the South, Relating to the Condition of...

Visual Resources, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University

We need your help to bring the story of monumental expeditions to Syria back to the modern world. These expedition notebooks within the archive detail information about the ancient world not present in published volumes.
Princeton Expeditions to Syria (1899, 1904-1905, 1909)
Princeton Expeditions to Syria (1899, 1904-1905, 1909)
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Voices of the Eastern Shore

The Voices of the Eastern Shore project is digitizing, transcribing, and annotating letters, manuscripts, ledgers and other archival materials related to the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia.
Voices of the Eastern Shore
Voices of the Eastern Shore
The Voices of the Eastern Shore project is digitizing, transcribing, and annotating letters, manuscripts, ledgers and other archival materials related to the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia prior to 1900. The initial phase of the project focuses on the family of Littleton D. Teackle and...

Washington Library

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington is a resource for scholars, students, and all those interested in George Washington, colonial America, and the Revolutionary and founding eras.
The Journal of Samuel Vaughan, June - September 1787
The Journal of Samuel Vaughan, June - September 1787
"Minutes made by S.[amuel] V.[aughan] from Stage to Stage on a Tour to Fort Pitt or Pittsbourg in company with Mr. Michl. Morgan Obriar. from thence by S.V. only -- through Virginia Maryland and Pennsylvania." Bound, small octavo, 70-72 pages, 7 full or half page water color sketches. A printed...
The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil (Public)
The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil (Public)
The Correspondence of Baron de Vioménil Project is part of a grant funded effort at the Washington Library to transcribe and translate the manuscript papers of Vioménil, a French officer who served during the American War for Independence. Learn more about Vioménil's life here The original...

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.
Bishop Hellmuth Library Catalogue
Bishop Hellmuth Library Catalogue
This is a hand written list of titles contained in Bishop Hellmuth's (1817-1901) personal library. It was purchased by Barnett in 1895, at the sale of the Bishop's library, as stated in Barnett's inscription in the book. Bishop Isaac Hellmuth was the Founder of Huron College, Hellmuth Boys'...
University Records
University Records
Contains records created by Western University.
Lucy Harris Travel Diary 1897
Lucy Harris Travel Diary 1897
This diary forms part of the extensive John and Amelia Harris Family fonds held by the Archives and Special Collections. George Harris, Lucy (his wife), and children Ronald and Milly go on extended World Tour in 1897-1898. This is the only travel diary of Lucy Harris where she chronicles their...
Woodruff New Documents – June 2024
The mission of the Wilford Woodruff Papers Foundation is to collect, transcribe, publish, and digitally preserve Wilford Woodruff's records. These documents represent a very small portion of Wilford Woodruff's Papers. As these documents are transcribed, completed documents will be taken down and...
ILDW: Transcribe-a-thon
Join W&M Libraries for our International Love Data Week 2024: Transcribe-a-thon on Monday, February 12th from 10 am to 4 pm in the Ford Classroom. Help us transcribe historical documents from our Special Collections Research Center and Library Faculty Scholar Research. Throughout the day we will...

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.
Henry and Elizabeth Baird papers, 1798-1937
The Henry and Elizabeth Baird Papers (1798-1937) document the birth and growth of Wisconsin over the course of the 19th century. The Bairds played a key role in negotiating Indian treaties, establishing state government, and leading political and economic development Wisconsin. Their surviving...
Wisconsin Women's History
Wisconsin Women's History
Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin. Visit the Help Page for Transcription Help for this collection. NEW! Jane Lloyd Jones Correspondence of Jane Lloyd Jones concerning the difficulties encountered in the operation of Hillside Home School in the Town of...
Woodrow Wilson Papers Microfilm Reels
Scans taken from the Library of Congress. Finding aid available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009194

Woodson Research Center

The Woodson Research Center is the special collections department of Fondren Library at Rice University. It contains university archives and the library’s rare book and manuscript collections.
Pleasantville community images
Images collected by members of the Pleasantville community, and preserved at Rice University. If you would like to help with transcription for this project, please select one of the works below and then click the "Help" tab for instructions.
William Marsh Rice Business and Estate Ledgers
The business records of William Marsh Rice comprise data on his personal investments, his estate records and those of the Institute: ledgers; journals; cash books; day books; check registers; tax records; bank statements; land surveys; payroll and student accounts; letters to and from Rice...

ZSR Library, Wake Forest University

The mission of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library is to inspire learning, advance knowledge, and build community at Wake Forest University.
Domestic Knowledge
Domestic Knowledge
Manuscript recipe books offer invaluable glimpses into early modern society, encompassing cookery, health remedies, household goods, and more. They illuminate gender roles, women's networks, domestic labor, healing practices, and the effects of imperialism on daily life. The Domestic Knowledge...
Wake Forest Archives
Wake Forest Archives
Transcription projects from the Wake Forest University Archives.
Early Wake Forest History
Documents from the early history of Wake Forest, from its founding in 1834 through the late 19th century.