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This digital project contains all 103 issues of Freedom’s Journal, which was the first newspaper in the United States to be owned and operated by African-Americans. The paper was published from 1827-1829 and reflects African-American family and community life, as well as prevalent social concerns such as slavery and lynching.

This digital collection consists of a wide variety of Historic Utah newspapers published between the mid-nineteenth century and the mid-twentieth.

This digital project provides access to issues of thirteen historic Missouri newspapers between the years of 1857 and 1879. The collection is full-text searchable.

This digital project consists of over 550,000 pages from 22 different newspapers published in the cities and towns of Northern New York. The project includes local newspapers as well as Native American publications.  The collection is full-text searchable and was scanned from microfilm versions of the newspapers.

This digital collection provides access to a full-text version of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper between the years of 1841 and 1902. The collection can be searched by date or by keyword. It was created by scanning a microfilm version of the newspaper.

This digital project showcases primary sources on the history, culture, and architecture of Colorado and the surrounding regions in the West. The project offers an especially strong selection of Colorado newspapers.  This was formerly known as the Colorado Digitization Project.

This digital project highlights the history and culture of the Canadian province of Alberta. It provides access to a wide range of materials on the subject including art, newspapers, laws, photographs, and folklore.

This site provides access to a number of collections related to the history and culture of Oklahoma. While the collections span a wide range of subjects, the coverage of Native-American and natural history is especially strong.

This collection showcases rare American sheet music of the nineteenth century. The collection will be of interest not only to those interested in music but also to those interested in the history of the American middle class, who practiced such sheet music in their parlors during the antebellum period

This collection focuses on the history of Africa. Providing access to both primary and secondary sources, the collection covers topics such as slavery, colonization, language, religion, and art. Includes text, images, and sound recordings.

This project highlights a single manuscript entitled The Book of Curiosities, which is an eleventh-century Egyptian text. The Book of Curiosities reflects ancient Islamic views of science, astronomy, and cartography and appears in the original Arabic with accompanying diagrams.  This high-quality digital reproduction includes interactive (mouse-over) access to a modern Arabic edition and an English translation.

This digital collection showcases some of the world’s greatest books on subjects as diverse as medicine, drama, religion, history, astronomy, and government. The collection is drawn from the holdings of many of the foremost academic and public libraries in the United States and Europe.

The Northern Junket magazine, part of the Ralph Page Collection, provides directions and tunes for squares, contras, and folk dances, as well as folk songs, recipes, riddles, tongue- twisters, old wives’ tales, and other folklife traditions.

This digital collection showcases transcripts of oral histories, photographs, and audio clips related to the impact of Hurricane Katrina (2005) on the residents of the greater New Orleans region.

The Digital Scriptorium is a collaborative project meant to bring together medieval and renaissance manuscripts materials from geographically scattered locations. Special emphasis is placed on dated and signed examples.


This site is a project of the UNH Library Digital Collections Initiative. Search for collections by key word in the box below or use the subjects list.


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