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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Joseph Helminski 2006 Canons by Consensus: Critical Trends and American Literary Anthologies . By Joseph Csicsila. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. xx, 262 pp. $38.50. Books, Maps, and Politics: A Cultural History of the Library of Congress, 1783-1861 . By Carl...
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 1 Georgia Plate, “Slaves and Free Negroes.” Library of Congress Figure 1 Georgia Plate, “Slaves and Free Negroes.” Library of Congress More
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 3 “Douglass in Cedar Hill Library.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service Figure 3 “Douglass in Cedar Hill Library.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 6 Cover of the first volume of the Frank Reade Library (1892). From the holdings of the Eaton Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of California, Riverside Figure 6 Cover of the first volume of the Frank Reade Library (1892). From the holdings More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 1 Helen Keller reads a raised-print book (Perkins Library, 1894). Description: Keller, fourteen years old, holds a large book on her lap with her right hand and reads with her left. Courtesy of the Perkins School for the Blind Archives Figure 1 Helen Keller reads a raised-print book More
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American Literature (2008) 80 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2008
...David M. Stewart © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States . Ed. Thomas Augst and Kenneth Carpenter. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2007. x, 368 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.95. The Temple...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Mary Elene Wood Abstract This article begins with the discovery in a Wellcome Library war psychiatry archive of a carbon copy of one of John Steinbeck’s 1943 dispatches to the New York Tribune from the Italian front. The article examines Steinbeck’s dispatch in relation to documents in the military...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Laura Zebuhr Based on archival research done at the Library Company of Philadelphia, this essay offers an interpretation of original and popular verses that appear in nineteenth-century friendship albums. It argues that the verses engage a long-standing conversation about the nature of friendship...
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Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 1 “Nervous Function,” diagram from Holmes’s anatomy lecture notebook, 1852. Courtesy of the Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine Figure 1 “Nervous Function,” diagram from Holmes’s anatomy lecture notebook, 1852. Courtesy of the Harvard Medical Library More
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Published: 01 June 2021
Figure 2 National Plate, “Proportion of Freemen and Slaves Among American Negroes.” Library of Congress Figure 2 National Plate, “Proportion of Freemen and Slaves Among American Negroes.” Library of Congress More
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Published: 01 December 2016
Figure 1 “Black Valley Railroad” broadside (c. 1860). Made available by the New York Public Library. Figure 1. “Black Valley Railroad” broadside (c. 1860). Made available by the New York Public Library. More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 2 An image of the Newark Steam Man, apparently submitted with the patent. From the New York Public Library Figure 2 An image of the Newark Steam Man, apparently submitted with the patent. From the New York Public Library More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 2 Clarissa Chapman Armstrong, “Titihuta” (Nuku Hiva, 1833). Image courtesy of the Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society Library Figure 2. Clarissa Chapman Armstrong, “Titihuta” (Nuku Hiva, 1833). Image courtesy of the Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society Library More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 3 Clarissa Chapman Armstrong, “Bartimeus” (Wailuku, Maui, 1847). Image courtesy of the Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society Library Figure 3. Clarissa Chapman Armstrong, “Bartimeus” (Wailuku, Maui, 1847). Image courtesy of the Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society Library More
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 2 Detail of “Map 1.” From John Snow’s ( 1855 ) On the Mode of Communication of Cholera . Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 2. Detail of “Map 1.” From John Snow’s (1855) On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia More
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Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 1 “Map 1.” John Snow’s ( 1855 ) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera . Courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 1. “Map 1.” John Snow’s (1855) famous cholera map in On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Courtesy of the Library Company More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 3 President Roosevelt running an American steam shovel at Culebra Cut, Panama Canal, circa November 26, 1906. Library of Congress Figure 3 President Roosevelt running an American steam shovel at Culebra Cut, Panama Canal, circa November 26, 1906. Library of Congress More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 7 Carver’s illustration of the communication made by his Dakota guide on a tree. © British Library Board (Add. MS 8950 f169r) Figure 7 Carver’s illustration of the communication made by his Dakota guide on a tree. © British Library Board (Add. MS 8950 f169r) More
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Published: 01 June 2022
Figure 1 “Untitled.” L’Union , October 5, 1862. Microfilm. Miscellaneous Negro Newspapers, Library of Congress Photoduplication Service (1947): reel 107 Figure 1 “Untitled.” L’Union, October 5, 1862. Microfilm. Miscellaneous Negro Newspapers, Library of Congress Photoduplication Service (1947 More
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 6 Detail from Carver’s now faded hand-drawn and -colored map. © British Library Board (Add. MS 8949 f041r) Figure 6 Detail from Carver’s now faded hand-drawn and -colored map. © British Library Board (Add. MS 8949 f041r) More