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Introductory Page:

http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/wvconline/digitalcollections.html

Access to Collection:

http://images.lib.wvu.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx?c=wvcp

This digital collection contains several thousand historic photographs of West Virginia and the surrounding regions. Photographs are accompanied by fairly extensive cataloging information and are searchable by a number of criteria, including date, creator, location, and subject.

http://www.polona.pl/dlibra

This digital project draws from the holdings of the National Library of Poland and as such, it focuses largely on the history and culture of Poland and other regions in Eastern Europe. Though much of the material is in Polish, most navigational tools are shown in both Polish and English, as are many categories and publication titles. Sources fall under the following major categories: books, early printed books, ephemera, journals, manuscripts, and visual art.

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/

This digital collection includes primary and secondary sources on a wide variety of topics concerning history and culture. The collection is especially strong in its coverage of racial and ethnic minorities and other underrepresented groups within the United States. Sources include textbooks, newspapers, legal records, multimedia files, and teaching tools.

http://chnm.gmu.edu/index.php

This Website serves as the gateway to more than two dozen digital projects on a variety of topics concerning history and culture. The topics range from September 11 to the French Revolution to the Jamestown settlement. The site also provides links to a long list of affiliated projects covering U.S. and world history.

http://mainemusicbox.library.umaine.edu/

This collection features a selection of sheet music and audio recordings dating from the mid-nineteenth century through the late-twentieth. The selections include instrumental and vocal music from the classical, popular, and folk genres.

http://mek.oszk.hu/indexeng.phtml

This digital library showcases a variety of primary and secondary sources, most concerning the history and culture of Hungary. Topics covered include science, math, technology, arts, and literature. Please note that most of the materials (including navigational links) are in the Hungarian language, though some have been translated into English.

http://content.lib.washington.edu/acweb/index.html

This digital collection features a selection of architectural plans and drawings for significant structures throughout the Pacific Northwest from the 1880s through the 1980s. The collection showcases drawings of residential, commercial, and public buildings and can be searched by building style or by architect.

http://njedl.rutgers.edu/njdlib/index.cfm

This digital project provides access to a variety of primary and secondary sources concerning the environment in New Jersey and the surrounding regions. The sources include documents, photographs, videos, and maps, and many are not available anywhere else.

http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/

This digital collection features historic photographs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania taken in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The photographs represent various aspects of Pittsburgh history, society, and culture including: education, architecture, transportation, industry, and race relations.

http://darwin-online.org.uk/

This digital project showcases works by and about Charles Darwin. The primary source collection includes publications, manuscripts, diaries, notebooks, and correspondence. The project also features secondary works on Darwin including bibliographies, reviews, biographies, and obituaries.

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/

This digital project showcases accounts of over 100,000 trials from London’s central criminal court, known as the Old Bailey, between 1674 and 1834. Creators promote the collection as “the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published.”

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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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