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Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: 100 Years of Aviation at Plum Island
Institution: Historic New England
Location: United States / Massachusetts / Boston
Subjects: Aeronautics and aviation ; New England--History--20th century ; Inventions ; Science and technology ; Plum Island Airport (Massachusetts) ; Transportation ; Infrastructure
Date Added: January 13, 2015
Title: 13th Century Entanglements: Judaism, Christianity & Islam
Institution: University of Pennsylvania / Penn Libraries
Location: United States / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia
Subjects: Judaism ; Islam ; Christianity ; Europe--Social history--13th century ; Philosophy ; Transmission of ideas ; Religion ; Religious literature ; Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts ; Hebrew literature ;
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Aldus Manutius: The Struggle and the Dream
Institution: University of Oxford / Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera
Location: United Kingdom / England / Oxford
Subjects: Printing history--Italy ; Manutius, Aldus ; Renaissance literature ; Aldine Press ; Venice, Italy ; Renaissance history ; Humanism ; Latin literature ; Classical influences ; Student projects
Date Added: January 21, 2015
Title: American Ballet Theatre: Touring the Globe for 75 Years
Institution: Library of Congress
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: American Ballet Theatre ; Ballet ; Dance ; Performing arts ; Dancers ; Advertisements ; Portraits ; Choreography ; Posters ; Souvenirs ; Clothing and costume
Date Added: January 21, 2015
Title: American Craft Council Interactive Timeline
Institution: American Craft Council
Location: United States / Minnesota / Minneapolis
Subjects: American Craft Council ; Time-lines ; Handicraft ; Professional associations ; Art education ; Museums ; Libraries and library buildings ; World's Fairs
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Barbara Pym and the Bodleian
Institution: University of Oxford / Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera
Location: United Kingdom / England / Oxford
Subjects: Pym, Barbara ; Authors and writers ; Novelists ; Women's history ; Correspondence ; Biography
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: A Changing World: New England in the Photographs of Verner Reed, 1950-1972
Institution: Historic New England
Location: United States / Massachusetts / Boston
Subjects: Reed, Verner ; Photographers ; Biography ; New England--Social history--20th century ; Documentary photography ; Journalism ; Kennedy, John F. ; Rosenberg, Julius ; Portraits ; Multimedia
Date Added: January 21, 2015
Title: Churchill Central: The Home of his Life and Legacy
Institution: Churchill Centre UK, in collaboration with partner organizations
Location: United Kingdom / England / London
Subjects: Churchill, Winston ; Biography ; Statesmen and stateswomen ; Great Britain--History--20th century ; World War II ; Politics and government ; Prime ministers (Great Britain) ; Cold War ; Portraits ; Time-lines ; Collaborative projects
Date Added: December 1, 2014
Title: A City Goes to War: Canadian Cities During the Great War, 1914-1918 / Une ville entre en guerre: Des villes canadiennes pendant la Grande Guerre de 1914-1918
Institution: University of Victoria
Location: Canada / British Columbia / Victoria
Subjects: Canada--Social history--20th century ; World War I ; Civilians in wartime ; Urban life ; Communities ; Politics and government ; Soldiers ; Journalism ; Student projects ; Teachers' resources ; Time-lines ; French language
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: The City's Currents: A History of Water in 20th Century Bogota
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: Bogota, Colombia--Social history ; Urban life ; Water ; Infrastructure ; Public health ; Pollution ; Labor ; Women's history ; Latin America ; Laundry ; Sewer systems ; Cartography
Date Added: January 21, 2015
Title: The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
Institution: Library of Congress
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Civil rights ; African Americans ; United States--History--20th century ; Johnson, Lyndon Baines ; Constitution (United States) ; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ; Politics and government ; Oral histories ; Multimedia
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Colonial Nursing: Travel and Travail
Institution: University of Oxford / Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera
Location: United Kingdom / England / Oxford
Subjects: Nurses and nursing ; Travel and tourism ; Colonial history ; Women's history ; Great Britain--Social history--19th and 20th centuries ; Public health ; Medicine ; Hygiene ; Correspondence ; Colonial Nursing Association ; Scrapbooks ; Oral histories
Date Added: January 13, 2015
Title: Constructing Borders & Crossing Boundaries: Social, Cultural, & Religious Change in Early Modern Jewish History
Institution: University of Pennsylvania / Penn Libraries
Location: United States / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia
Subjects: Jews ; Judaism ; Religion ; Jewish life and culture ; Europe--Social history--15th-18th centuries ; Hebrew literature ; Censorship ; Transmission of ideas ; Religious literature ; Bible ; Communities ; Antisemitism
Date Added: December 5, 2014
Title: Early Women in Science
Institution: Biodiversity Heritage Library in collaboration with Smithsonian Libraries
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Women's history ; Science and technology ; Biography ; Botany ; Zoology ; Natural history ; Portraits
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Editing Robert Burns for the 21st Century
Institution: University of Glasgow, in collaboration with the British Academy and the Arts & Humanities Research Council (U.K.) / Center for Robert Burns Studies
Location: United Kingdom / Scotland / Glasgow
Subjects: Burns, Robert ; Scottish literature ; Biography ; Poets ; Editorial projects ; Collaborative projects ; Maps ; Songs ; Music ; Scotland ; Multimedia
Date Added: December 5, 2014
Title: Expeditions
Institution: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Scientific expeditions ; Travel and tourism ; Voyages ; Explorers ; Exploration ; Natural history ; Biography ; Zoology ; Botany
Date Added: December 1, 2014
Title: Extraordinary Birds
Institution: American Museum of Natural History
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Birds ; Natural history ; Illustrated books ; Scientific illustration ; Bibliographical treasures ; Book arts ; Museums ; American Museum of Natural History
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Great Medical Discoveries: 800 Years of Oxford Innovation
Institution: University of Oxford / Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera
Location: United States / England / Oxford
Subjects: Medicine ; Inventions ; University of Oxford ; Science and technology ; Scientific discoveries and experiments ; Inventors ; Diseases ; Physicians ; Multimedia
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: The Great War: Personal Stories from Downing Street to the Trenches
Institution: University of Oxford / Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera
Location: United Kingdom / England / Oxford
Subjects: World War I ; Great Britain--Social history--20th century ; Civilians in wartime ; Politics and government ; Correspondence ; Diaries ; International relations ; Asquith, Herbert Henry ; Lloyd George, David ; Military history
Date Added: December 5, 2014
Title: Latino Natural History
Institution: Biodiversity Heritage Library in collaboration with Smithsonian Libraries
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Latino Americans ; Latin America ; Biography ; Natural history ; Botany ; Zoology ; Scientific illustration
Date Added: January 13, 2015
Title: A Legacy Inscribed: The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection of Manuscripts
Institution: University of Pennsylvania / Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, Penn Libraries
Location: United States / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia
Subjects: Manuscripts ; Collectors and collecting ; Schoenberg, Lawrence J. ; Schoenberg, Barbara Brizdle ; Bibliographical treasures ; University of Pennsylvania ; Communication ; Transmission of ideas ; Science and technology ; Medicine ; Education ; Art
Date Added: January 23, 2015
Title: Life of Cats: Selections from the Hiraki Ukiyo-e Collection
Institution: Japan Society
Location: United States / New York / New York
Subjects: Cats ; Ukiyo-e (Woodblock prints) ; Japanese art--17th-19th centuries ; Graphic arts ; Pets ; Clothing and costume ; Women's history ; Myths and legends ; Calligraphy
Date Added: November 28, 2014
Title: Michelangelo: Quest for Genius
Institution: Art Gallery of Ontario, organized by the Associazione MetaMorfosi in collaboration with the Casa Buonarroti
Location: Canada / Ontario / Toronto
Subjects: Michelangelo Buonarroti ; Artists ; Italian art--15th and 16th centuries ; Biography ; Renaissance art ; Drawings ; Paintings ; Sculpture ; Rodin, Auguste
Date Added: January 13, 2015
Title: The Midwest Experience: Ormandy in Minnesota
Institution: University of Pennsylvania / Penn Libraries
Location: United States / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia
Subjects: Ormandy, Eugene ; Music conductors ; Music--20th century ; Biography ; Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Performing arts ; United States--Social history--20th century ; Popular culture ; Midwestern Americana
Date Added: December 4, 2014
Title: Mindcraft: A Century of Madness, Murder and Mental Healing
Institution: Wellcome Trust / Wellcome Collection
Location: United Kingdom / England / London
Subjects: Mesmer, Franz Anton; Animal magnetism ; Medicine ; Medical instruments ; Biology ; Science and technology ; Mental illness ; India ; Hypnotism ; Europe--Social history ; 18th and 19th centuries ; Crime ; Multimedia
Date Added: December 5, 2014
Title: Nature at Your Home
Institution: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Natural history ; Zoology ; Botany ; Plants ; Animals ; Scientific illustration ; Insects ;
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Nie Umiala Byc Slawna / Maria Sklodowska Curie
Institution: Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza / AGH University of Science and Technology / Biblioteka Glówna Akademii Górniczo-Hutniczej / Main Library of the AGH University of Science and Technology
Location: Poland / Krakow
Subjects: Curie, Marie ; Physicists ; Radioactivity ; Scientific discoveries and experiments ; Biography ; Women's history ; Medicine ; Nobel Prize ; Europe--History--20th century ; Science and technology ; Polish language
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Oekologische Erinnerungsorte
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: Environmental research ; Ecology ; Memorials ; Politics and government ; Germany--Social history--20th and 21st centuries ; Industrial Revolution ; Landscapes ; Social movements ; Science and technology
Date Added: January 13, 2015
Title: Oh Fresh! Freshman Broadsides from the Collection of Peter Zinman
Institution: University of Pennsylvania / Penn Libraries
Location: United States / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia
Subjects: College and university life ; Broadsides ; Posters ; Graphic arts ; Zinman, Peter ; Collectors and collecting ; Humor ; Caricature ; Academic traditions ; Student publications
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Oni Tez Studiowali w AGH: Ludzie, Którzy przyblizaja i tworza piekno
Institution: Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza / AGH University of Science and Technology / Biblioteka Glówna Akademii Górniczo-Hutniczej / Main Library of the AGH University of Science and Technology
Location: Poland / Krakow
Subjects: Biography ; Authors and writers ; Documentary photography ; College and university professors ; Artists ; Famous alumni ; Musicians ; Science and technology ; Polish language
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity
Institution: Smithsonian Institution / National Air and Space Museum (United States)
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Astronauts ; Astronautics ; Extravehicular activity (Manned space flight) ; Clothing and costume ; Science and technology ; Voyages ; Inventions ; Physics ; Conservation and preservation of museum artifacts ; Scientific instruments ; Graphic arts
Date Added: December 12, 2014
Title: Perspectives on the Boston Massacre
Institution: Massachusetts Historical Society
Location: United States / Massachusetts / Boston
Subjects: Boston Massacre, 1770 ; Boston, Massachusetts ; Local history ; Riots ; Trials ; Journalism ; Great Britain--History--18th century ; Revere, Paul ; Prints ; Manuscripts ; Law and legal literature ; Anniversaries ; Speeches
Date Added: December 5, 2014
Title: Poisonous Nature
Institution: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Poisons ; Natural history ; Zoology ; Botany ; Snakes ; Spiders ; Insects ; Medicine
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes Along the CB&Q Railroad
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: Transportation ; Railroads ; Western Americana ; Science and technology ; Business and corporate histories ; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad ; Politics and government ; Environmental research ; Travel and tourism
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, A Book that Changed the World
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: Carson, Rachel ; Authors and writers ; Women's history ; Environmental research ; United States--Social history--20th century ; Social movements ; Pollution ; Public health ; Politics and government ; Scientists ; Biography ; Multimedia
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: Remembering Radcliffe: 300 Years of Science and Philanthropy
Institution: University of Oxford / Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera
Location: United Kingdom / England / Oxford
Subjects: Radcliffe, John ; University of Oxford ; Philanthropists ; Oxford, England ; Biography ; Collectors and collecting ; Physicians ; Collectors and collecting ; Architecture ; Libraries and library buildings
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Representing Environmental Risk in the Landscapes of US Militarization
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: United States--History--20th and 21st Centuries ; Military history ; Environmental research ; Science and technology ; Monuments ; International relations ; Militarization ; Pollution ; Colonial history ; Nuclear weapons ; Documentary photogaphy ;
Date Added: November 28, 2014
Title: The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art
Institution: Smithsonian Institution / Smithsonian American Art Museum
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Birds ; American art--20th and 21st centuries ; Artists ; Natural history ; Multimedia ; Drawings ; Sculpture ; Interviews ; Collages ; Prints ; Photography
Date Added: December 5, 2014
Title: Spices
Institution: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Spices ; Plants ; Botany ; Food ; Cooking ; Scientific illustration ; Medicine ; Folklife
Date Added: November 28, 2014
Title: Story of the Beautiful
Institution: Smithsonian Institution / Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Peacock Room ; Whistler, James McNeill ; Murals ; Collectors and collecting ; Freer, Charles Lang ; Porcelain ; Decorative arts ; Detroit, Michigan ; Leyland, Frederick ; London, England ; Aesthetics
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Ties That Bind: Washington-Area Jews and the Birth of the State of Israel
Institution: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Jews ; Jewish life and culture ; Israel ; Zionism ; National identity ; Immigrant histories ; Hadassah ; Ephemera ; Politics and government ; Roosevelt, Eleanor ; Palestine ; Portraits ; Protests ; Statehood
Date Added: November 28, 2014
Title: The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia
Institution: Smithsonian Institution / Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Asia ; Travel and tourism ; Paintings ; Screens ; Scrolls ; Landscapes ; Ukiyo-e (Woodblock prints) ; Photography ; Japan ; China ; India ; Postcards ; Collectors and collecting ; Archaeology
Date Added: November 28, 2014
Title: Untitled: The Art of James Castle
Institution: Smithsonian Institution / Smithsonian American Art Museum
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Castle, James ; Artists ; American art--20th century ; Landscapes ; Drawings ; Ephemera
Date Added: November 28, 2014
Title: V Centenario de la Biblia Poliglota Complutense: La Universidad del Renacimiento, el Renacimiento de la Universidad
Institution: Universidad Complutense Madrid / Biblioteca Complutense
Location: Spain / Madrid
Subjects: Anniversaries ; Bible ; Translations and translating ; Printing history--16th century ; Typography ; Spanish language ; Universidad Com­plutense de Madrid ; Renaissance literature
Date Added: January 20, 2015
Title: The Vernon Manuscript: A Literary Hoard from Medieval England
Institution: University of Oxford / Bodleian Library & Radcliffe Camera
Location: United Kingdom / England / Oxford
Subjects: Medieval and Renaisance manuscripts ; English literature--14th century ; Book arts ; History of the book ; Illuminated books ; Myths and legends ; Religious literature ; Catholic Church ; History of reading ; Provenance ; Digital technology
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Voices of the Vigil: Documenting the Soviet Jewry Movement
Institution: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington / Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
Location: United States / Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Jews ; Jewish life and culture ; Soviet Union ; Protests ; Social movements ; Washington, D.C. ; Local history ; Embassies ; Human rights ; Immigrant histories ; Judaism ; Ceremonies ; Politics and government ; Ephemera ; Documentary photography
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Wallpaper at Historic New England
Institution: Historic New England
Location: United States / Massachusetts / Boston
Subjects: Wallpaper ; Decorative arts ; Graphic arts ; Business and corporate histories ; Historic buildings ; Aesthetics ; Printing history
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: The Wegener Diaries: Scientific Expeditions into the Eternal Ice
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: Wegener, Alfred ; Scientific expeditions ; Greenland--History--20th century ; Biography ; Environmental research ; Diaries ; Snow ; Meteorology ; Sledding ; Voyages
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Welcome to the Anthropocene: The Earth in Our Hands
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: Anthropocene era ; Environmental research ; Science and technology ; Food ; Evolution ; Science and technology ; Inventions ; Transportation ; International relations ; Urban life ; Interviews
Date Added: January 26, 2015
Title: Wilderness Babel
Institution: Environment & Society Portal, a collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (University of Munich and the Deutsches Museum)
Location: Germany / Munich
Subjects: Wilderness ; Environmental research ; Translations and translating ; Linguistics ; Transmission of ideas ; Landscapes ; Myths and legends ; Place names ; Spirituality
Date Added: December 16, 2014
Title: The World Turned Topsyturvy: Thomas Paine in Print and Ink
Institution: American Philosophical Society
Location: United States / Pennsylvania / Philadelphia
Subjects: Paine, Thomas ; Cartoons ; Cartoonists ; Political satire ; Politics and government ; Cobbett, William ; Collectors and collecting ; England--Social history--18th and 19th centuries ; Social reformers ; American Revolutionary War ; Prints