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A collection of letters exchanged between Napthali Franks and his mother, Abigail Franks, between 1733 and 1747. Napthali Franks' name is alternately spelled: Naphtali.

A list of 163 online finding aids (EAD) to archival collections held by the AJHS. These personal and organizational papers deal with American Jewish life from the late 19th century through the 20th century.

This exhibit traces the development of the talking book from the AFB's founding in 1921 to the present. In the late 1920s AFB wanted a commercial firm to manufacture books on records for blind individuals. However, it was unprofitable for commercial…

William Hone (1780-1842) was a popular and influential political satirist, pamphleteer, publisher and bookseller in early nineteenth century London. He was deeply committed to radical political reform, to the extent that three of his pamphlets…

A collection of 30 books published between 1728 and 1918 on Irish and Irish-American history and culture.

A collection of over 100 children's books published in Hebrew and Yiddish. This collection includes both titles which were originally written in these languages and children's classics which appear in translation.

A collection of broadsides, ballads, pamphlets, prints, and more concerning the body-snatchers and murderers William Burke and William Hare, their accomplices, and their victims.

Page through four of the treasures from the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Represented on this site are: Prato Haggadah (JTS MS 9478) created in Spain c. 1300; Esslingen Mahzor, Ashkenazic Rite (JTS MS 9344) created in…

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Historic Image Collection consists of glass plate negatives, lantern slides, film-based negatives, and works on paper created during the first half of the 20th century. These images document all aspects of the Garden: the…

A decade after Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness first depicted the mysteries and agonies of the area, Herbert Lang and James Chapin set sail for the northeastern Belgian Congo. They knew they were launching an extraordinary adventure, but they could…
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