Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web

Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web - Project of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, "this site features links to online exhibitions that have been created by libraries, archives, and historical societies, as well as to museum online exhibitions with a significant focus on library and archival materials."

Color Printing in the Nineteenth Century

Color Printing in the Nineteenth Century Exhibition by the Department of Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark.

Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls

Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls Collection at Stanford University Library.

First Books by American Writers: 1786-1984

First Books by American Writers: 1786-1984 - Georgetown University Library, 1997.

National Library of Canada

Extraordinary resources amid a changing group of online exhibitions.

Jewish Heroes and Heroines in America

Jewish Heroes and Heroines in America from Colonial Times to 1900. An exhibit maintained by Florida Atlantic University.

Landmarks of American Nature Writing...

Landmarks of American Nature Writing from Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley - "Catalogue of an exhibition of rare books, manuscripts, maps, engravings, and photographs related to the literature of nature written about Western Virginia from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, on view in the Tracy W. McGregor Room, Alderman Library, University of Virginia, 27 April - 14 July 1997."

Making of America

"Digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection contains approximately 5,000 books and journal volumes with imprints between 1850 and 1877." Joint project of Cornell and the University of Michigan.

The Most of Special Collections

21 categories of the most rare, important, peculiar, or deplorable items in the collections. (Special Collections Department of the University of Virginia Library.)

Smithsonian Press--Legacies:...

Smithsonian Press--Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian
This virtual exhibit features over 250 objects from the National Museum of American History's collections, revealing the stories of how and why they were collected.

Words and Deeds in American History

Words and Deeds in American History LOC Manuscripts Division: Selected Documents celebrating the Manuscript Divisions first 100 years.

Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875

Collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography, which attempts to include every novel published in the United States from 1851 to 1875. Over 1,700 electronic texts are included.

Geert van Loon's Travel Guides

Author has put together an exhibition of old, international travel guides, along with many links pertaining to antiquarian books.

Visit the Morgan Library Online

Search the Morgan Library's collection of manuscripts, books, and art, from medieval European to Americana, with CORSAIR, the Morgan's new online search tool. Brings the Morgan Library into your home.