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Joseph Delaplaine correspondence

In honor of the upcoming Independence Day celebration, where we all remember the many patriots who helped found this country we know and love today, L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Joseph Delaplaine correspondence (Vault MSS 450). This collection includes handwritten correspondence, written between 1813-1824, …

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Finding books and manuscripts from Colonial America

Interested in Colonial American History? This new resource provides a list of books and manuscripts held by Special Collections which were produced in North America before the 19th century. The document also lists our holdings of descriptive and historical works about North America produced in Europe during the Colonial period. Fun fact: the oldest book …

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New Primary Source Databases

The HBLL has recently acquired several databases with primary source content related to British and world history. The database links are live and discoverable on the library’s A-Z database list, and they complement Special Collection holdings: Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History Contains hundreds of accounts by women of their travels across the globe from …

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