Ben Brumfield

Researching people and events in the Renan area around 1920. Please contact me at benwbrum@gmail.com
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
About the Project: Following the death of civil rights leader Julian H. Bond on August 15, 2015, the University of Virginia acquired the entirety of his papers and moved them to the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library for preservation. In an effort to make the papers accessible...

Chicago Botanic Garden Library

The rare book collection at the Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden offers a comprehensive perspective on five centuries of research in botany, botanical art, horticulture, agriculture, gardening and landscape design.
The Scientific Notebooks of French Lily Specialist Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre
The Scientific Notebooks of French Lily Specialist Pierre Étienne Simon Duchartre
The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Lenhardt Library has received a grant award from the Illinois State Library for digitization. This grant, for uniquely held items in Illinois, allows us to digitize one-of-a-kind handwritten, nineteenth-century manuscripts for which no other copy exists. The...
The Scientific Notebooks of German Orchidologist Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kränzlin
The Scientific Notebooks of German Orchidologist Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Kränzlin
The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Lenhardt Library has received a grant award from the Illinois State Library for digitization. This grant, for uniquely held items in Illinois, allows us to digitize one-of-a-kind handwritten, nineteenth-century manuscripts for which no other copy exists. The...

Colorado State University Libraries

Colorado State University Libraries participates in the University community’s discovery, communication, and use of knowledge by providing materials, information, and other services to support instruction, research and scholarship.
Delph Carpenter Diaries
Delph Carpenter Diaries
The "Father of Interstate River Compacts," Delph E. Carpenter (1877-1951) served the state of Colorado as a lawyer, state senator, and river commissioner. He wrote, negotiated, and promoted the Colorado River Compact, among others, following his service as lead counsel in the Wyoming vs. Colorado...
Test collection
Just for testing
Test collection 2
After OCR text extraction function is added
UDHR
PDF files on UDHR in multiple languages

Doten Diaries

A collaboration between Donnelyn Curtis of the University Libraries and Dr. Christopher Church of the Department of History at the University of Nevada, Reno to provide online access to the Complete Diaries of Alfred Doten.
Alfred Doten Diaries, 1849-1903
Alfred Doten Diaries, 1849-1903
Alfred Doten began his daily diary at the age of 19 on the day he left his home in Plymouth Massachusetts for the gold fields of California aboard the ship Yeoman. His last entry was written 53 years later on the day before he died, cold, penniless and alone, in Carson City, Nevada. During the...

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...
Lake County Naturalization Records
Lake County Naturalization Records
Naturalization records are an important genealogical tool that can help place a family in Indiana at a certain time in history. The Indiana State Archives holds the naturalization records for 81 of Indiana's 92 counties. Many of them have already been indexed by volunteers and can be searched at...
Indianapolis Public Schools
Indianapolis Public Schools
Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) has been an vital public institution throughout the history of Indianapolis and central Indiana. Since its incorporation in 1853, IPS has shaped – and been shaped by – the residents and communities that turned Indianapolis from a small settlement at the mouth of...
Indianapolis Postcards
Indianapolis Postcards
The Indianapolis Public Library is fortunate to have a collection of over 500 postcards depicting scenes from the city and elsewhere. Without these cards, landmarks such as Wonderland on the eastside, the downtown Traction Terminal, or the Emrichsville Bridge over White River, all now lost, might...
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...
William Joseph Despain Missionary Journal
William Joseph Despain Missionary Journal
The missionary journal of William Joseph Despain 1900-1902.
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...
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...
Goro Dati La Sfera
From LOC Incunable connection
The Case of Magdalena, the Former Slave
Archives Départementales des Bouches-du-Rhône 3B 858, and the opening folio is 178r. Marseille, 1407.
Maryland State Archives: 1988 Marriage Certificates
Maryland State Archives: 1988 Marriage Certificates
Marriage certificates are among the most requested records here at the Maryland State Archives. These records are needed to apply for a driver’s license, passport, Social Security and health benefits, a mortgage, and for other important life events. Women especially need these documents to prove...

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....
Ecclesiastical Census Returns
Ecclesiastical Census Returns
Ecclesiastical census returns of churches and chapels, endowments, sittings, estimated attendances on 30 March 1851 and average numbers during the preceding twelve months in the UK. For any enquiries regarding the project or transcription help please contact us at:...

Nineteenth Century Digital Cooperative

The Nineteenth Century Digital Cooperative (NCDC) is a Digital Edition Publishing Cooperative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The NCDC is hosted by the Kentucky Historical Society.
Early American Shorthand
Examples of early American shorthand
Prall family bible records
Prall family bible records
Records from the Prall family Bible, Kentucky Historical Society collection SC 1980. Included are birth and marriage dates related to Benjamin Prall's family and other manuscript material included with the Bible. The Bible was passed from Benjamin Prall to the enslaved Mary Ann Rowe (nee Prall)...
Ellen Wallace Diaries
Ellen Wallace Diaries
Ellen Wallace's diaries are part of the Kentucky Historical Society's archival collection MSS 52 Ellen Wallace and Annie Starling diaries. Ellen Kenton McGaughey Wallace was a member of a landowning and slaveholding family in southern Christian County, Kentucky. At the beginning of the Civil...

Sandy Spring Museum Archives

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.
Enterprise Farmers' Club Minutes
Enterprise Farmers' Club Minutes
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Pigeon Club Minutes
Pigeon Club Minutes
The Pigeon Club was a boys' organization in Sandy Spring, Maryland formed in 1910 in order for young pigeon fanciers to share their enthusiasm and knowledge in raising these birds. The club later evolved into more of an outdoor adventurers' organization. It's is unknown when the club ceased...
Home Interest Club Minutes
Home Interest Club Minutes
Home Interest is a social club in Sandy Spring, Maryland that was founded on August 27th, 1870 and has met monthly to present-day. The club's name was taken from "The Home Interests" column (1870-1887) in New York's "Weekly Tribune" and serves as an opportunity for the exchange of experience and...

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...

South Australian 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.
Parma Diary
Parma Diary
This diary contains personal experiences of the author’s life on board the windjammer PARMA from March 1936 until July 1936. The author, Eric Stevens, writes his diary as a letter to his mother and includes several entries of his activities and jobs while travelling on the PARMA. He recounts the...
JH Gill
JH Gill
These papers contain the memoirs of J.H Gill, a Lieutenant-Commander of the Royal Australian Navy. He writes of his time in the Navy, from when he joined the South Australian Naval Reserve in July 1898 until 1943 when he finally retired and became a ferry-boat master, still enjoying life on the...
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...

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.
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.
Student Life
Student Life
Materials documenting Stanford student life.

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.
Women's History
Women's History
About the TranscribeNC Project This collection of letters provides a glimpse into the lives of North Carolina women as they changed history in our state and the nation during the 20th century. It focuses on documents gathered from across the holdings of the State Archives, including Private...
WWI Letters
WWI Letters
About the TranscribeNC Project This collection includes World War I letters (correspondence) from the consistently expanding collections of the State Library and State Archives of North Carolina. How to Help Transcribe Documents The transcription conventions, or “rules,” are located at the...
Travel Perspectives
Travel Perspectives
About the TranscribeNC Project The Travel Perspectives collection features narratives and images of tourism as experienced by North Carolinians, found within the holdings of the State Archives of North Carolina. These documents consist of letters, scrapbooks, journals, photographs, postcards,...
Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project
Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project
The Margaret Bayard Smith Digital Edition is a project to transcribe and annotate the more than 3,000 letters, diaries, and commonplace books, written by Smith during her lifetime (1778-1844). The manuscripts are owned by the Library of Congress and a handful of letters are held by other...

The Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia inspires learning, ignites imagination, creates possibilities, encourages understanding, and engages Virginia's past to empower its future.
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...
Richmond (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...
Transcription Examples
Transcription Examples
The exemplar pages in this collection have been transcribed according to the conventions established for the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms Project run by the Parker Library. Should you have any questions, or encounter any difficulties, please email us directly at Parker Library Feedback or contact the...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
UCD Letters
UCD Letters
This collection consists of a range of 19th and early 20th century manuscript correspondence, acquired by UCD Library from diverse sources since the foundation of the Catholic University. It includes letters from significant figures, some connected directly to the University, including: Cardinal...
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Sample of several pages from the Oram Diaries to evaluate transcription tools
John D. Lee Case File
John D. Lee Case File
Case files document criminal cases as they proceed through the court system and subsequently become the official files of individual cases. This case file is for the John D. Lee trial concerning his involvement in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre. Lee was convicted and executed in 1877....

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.
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...
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...
Stile Book of James Armour, C. 1698
This manuscript style or form book was created by James Armour of Edinburgh from about 1698 to 1701. Armour, the son of James Armour, merchant in Glasgow, first registered as an apprentice in 1684 to Alexander Wright who was a merchant in Edinburgh. He later became a writer and was admitted a...
Ann Smith Letters
Letters written by Ann Smith during WW2.