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American Literature (1 June 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 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 of the More
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American Literature (1 September 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 and the...
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American Literature (1 September 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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American Literature (1 June 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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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 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 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 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 of 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 December 2017
Figure 1 “Convenient Fashion.” Separately issued comic valentine (H. De Marsan, New York, c. 1840–80). Image courtesy of the Library Company of Philadelphia Figure 1. “Convenient Fashion.” Separately issued comic valentine (H. De Marsan, New York, c. 1840–80). Image courtesy of the Library More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 1 “The Forest Primeval,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1850 , 1). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 11688.g.22. Used with permission Figure 1. “The Forest Primeval,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 3 “Moonlight,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1853 , 188). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 1570/1285. Used with permission Figure 3. “Moonlight,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly More
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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 4 “View from Study Window,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by Henry Vizetelly (Longfellow 1853 , 217). © British Library Board, General Reference Collection 1570/1285. Used with permission Figure 4. “View from Study Window,” illustrated by Myles Birket Foster, engraved by More
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Published: 01 December 2018
Figure 1 “Meditation 8,” first series, manuscript detail from the Edward Taylor Papers, GEN MSS 1476. Image courtesy of the General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University Figure 1 “Meditation 8,” first series, manuscript detail from the Edward Taylor Papers, GEN More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70. Courtesy of Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library; photo by Gavin Ashworth Figure 3 “Africa,” porcelain figurine of child wearing red coral necklace, by Derby Porcelain Works, 1760–70 More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 5 Lithograph of Eva and Topsy, featuring Eva in red coral necklace, created by Louisa Corbaux in 1852. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Figure 5 Lithograph of Eva and Topsy, featuring Eva in red coral necklace, created by Louisa Corbaux in 1852. Library of Congress More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 6 “Little Eva Converting Topsy,” featuring Topsy in red coral necklace, lithograph created between 1880 and 1930, likely from earlier print. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Figure 6 “Little Eva Converting Topsy,” featuring Topsy in red coral necklace, lithograph More
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 1 Frontispiece from the 1624 (second impression) edition of True Relation . Photo courtesy of the Newberry Library, Chicago. Call # Case F 682. 24. Figure 1. Frontispiece from the 1624 (second impression) edition of True Relation. Photo courtesy of the Newberry Library, Chicago. Call More