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Almanacs

Guide to the Almanac Collection  [DB]  Ohio University

The Almanac collection includes 247 almanacs dating from 1771 through 1967. There are a variety of types of almanacs including agricultural, medical, commercial and general editions. Also included are pioneer guides, political registers, telephone almanacs and German language publications. The almanacs originate from New England, the east coast, and the Midwest, with a few publications from California. The variety of subjects and locales lends a valuable diversity to the collection


American History

Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History [DB]

New York Public Library - The images in this digital presentation offer an extensive array of visual documentation-in portraits, scenes, and views-of the people, places, and events that shaped the new American nation. They represent a holding of 10,240 visual items that is part of even larger collection of some 30,000 items assembled by the New York physician Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919)


Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography  (1900) [EB]

I. Aaron–Crandall
II. Crane–Grimshaw
III. Grinnell–Lockwood
IV. Lodge–Pickens
V. Pickering–Sumter
VI. Sunderland–Zurita
Supplement


US Government

Congressional Directory May 1916

64th Congress 1st Session

Bibliography

Smithsonian Bibliography Database [DB]

Civil War

Civil War Documents Search [DB]

From Cornell Making of America

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies [DB - DL]

The War of the Rebellion [DB - DL]

A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

Connecticut

The Connecticut Business Directory 1856

Initials - Find people/objects by

Initials:  Locate Famous People by the Initials  (DB)

A very useful tool when you just have initials on a object or manuscript and need to link them to a name.

Libraries

Library of Congress - Browse  [DB]

Library of Congress - Advanced Search  [DB]

Library of Congress - Keyword Search  [DB]

Maps & Atlases

Beers Atlas of Long Island, New York 1873 [EB]

From recent and actual surveys and records.

Beers Atlas of New York [City] and Vicinity 1868 - From actual surveys [EB]

Nautical

American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1859
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1861
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1862
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1863
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1864
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1865

American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1866
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1867
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1868
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1869
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1870

American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1871
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1872
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1873
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1874
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1875

American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1876
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1877
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1878
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1879
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1880
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1881
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1882
American Lloyd’s Register of American and Foreign Shipping 1883

New-York Marine Register 1857
New-York Marine Register 1858

Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1871
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1872
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1873
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1874
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1875
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1876
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1877
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1878
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1879
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1881

Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1882
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1883
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1884
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1885
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1886
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1887
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1888
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1889
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1890
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1891
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1892
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1893
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1894
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1895
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1896
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1897
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1898
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1899
Record of American and Foreign Shipping 1900


American Offshore Whaling Voyages [DB]

The American Offshore Whaling Voyage (AOWV) database includes information from about all known American offshore (or “pelagic”) whaling voyages from the 1700s to the 1920s, but not including the modern factory ship voyages of the mid 20th century. Information is most complete for the 19th century.


Charles W. Morgan Crew Lists [DB]

Connecticut Ship Database, 1789-1939 [DB]

Fall River Whaling Crew Lists [DB]

Salem Crew Lists, 1799-1879 [DB]

Registers of Seamen’s Protection Certificates [DB]

San Francisco Shangaiers 1886-1890 [DB]


New England

Old Sturbridge Village Graphics Database [DB]

Old Sturbridge Village Historical Documents Database [DB]

New York City

New York City Directory, 1794

New York City Directory, 1795

New York City Directory, 1850/51

Trows New York City Directory for the Year Ending May 1, 18571856/1857

New York City Directory, 1860/61

Trows New York City Directory 1920 - 1921

Trows New York City Directory 1922 - 1923

Staten Island Historical Newspapers  [DB]


Newspapers

United States Newspapers - 1690 to Present  [DB]

United States Newspapers - 1789 - 1963  [DB]

Search by Newspaper name or by state

United States Newpapers - 1789 - 1963 [DB]

Search by language and state

Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946  [DB]

New York Journal and Related Titles, 1896 to 1899  [DB]

Stars and Stripes  [DB]

The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 1918 to 1919

World War History: Newspaper Clippings, 1914 to 1926  [DB]

Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures, 1914 to 1919  [DB]

List of African American Newspapers in the United States  [L]

List of Jewish Newspapers  [L]

List of Defunct Newspapers of the United States  [L]


Periodicals

Making of America Database Search  [DB]

Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The book collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books with 19th century imprints.


Journals:  American Jewess 1895-1899  [EB]

Journals: American Missionary (1878 - 1901) 23 [EB]
Journals: American Whig Review (1845 - 1852) [EB]

Journals: Appletons (1869 - 1881)  [EB]
Journals: Atlantic Monthly (1857 - 1901) [EB]

Journals: Bay State Monthly (1884 - 1886) [EB]

Journals: Catholic World (1865-1901)  [EB]
Journals: Century (1881 - 1899) [EB]

Journal: Journal of the United States Association of Charcoal Iron Workers (1880-1891)  [EB]
Journals: Continental Monthly (1862 - 1864) [EB]

Journals: DeBow's (1846-1869 + 1952 index )  [EB]
Journals: Galaxy (1866 - 1878) [EB]

Journals: Garden and Forest (1888-1897)  [EB]
Journals: Harper's New Monthly Magazine (1850 - 1899) [EB]
Journals: International Monthly Magazine (1850 - 1852) [EB]

Journals: Ladies Repository (1841-1876)  [EB]
Journals: Living Age (1844 - 1900) [EB]
Journals: Manufacturer and Builder (1869 - 1894) [EB]
Journals: New England Magazine (1886 - 1900) [EB]
Journals: New-England Magazine (1831 - 1835) [EB]

Journals: New Englander & Yale Review (1843 - 1892) [EB]
Journals: North American Review (1815 - 1900) [EB]
Journals: Old Guard (1863 - 1867) [EB]

Journals: Overland Monthly (1868-1900) [EB]

Journals: Princeton Review (1831-1882)  [EB]
Journals: Punchinello (1870) [EB]
Journals: Putnam's Monthly (1853 - 1870) [EB]
Journals: Scientific American (1846 - 1869) [EB]
Journals: Scribner's Magazine (1887 - 1896) [EB]
Journals: Scribner's Monthly (1870 - 1881) [EB]

Journals: Southern Literary Messenger (1835-1864 + 1936 Contributor index)  [EB]

Journals: Southern Quarterly Review (1842-1857) [EB]
Journals: The United States Democratic Review (1837 - 1859) [EB]

Journals: Vanity Fair (1860-1862)  [EB]

Yale Review - See the New Englander

Portraits

Portrait Archive [DB]
71,557 Portraits

Religion

Saints [DB]

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Register 1853 & 1856

The East Providence Directory 1896 - 1897


Theater and Stage

The American Variety Stage  [DB]

This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920.





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