Large, Diverse Collections

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Large, Diverse Collections

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Large institutions from around the world host a diverse range of digital archive collections. Included here are digital collections from Scotland, United States, Britain and Europe.

Items in the Large, Diverse Collections Collection

Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature
The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries contains more than 130,000 books and periodicals published in the United…

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Artwork Images
The Metropolitan Museum of Art creates, organizes, and disseminates a broad range of digital images and data that document the rich history of the Museum, its collection, exhibitions, events, people, and activities.

Images of artworks in the…

European History Primary Sources
European History Primary Sources (EHPS) is a joint initiative of the Library and the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
EHPS contains the major national digital libraries and many smaller…

Old Maps Online
Old Maps Online indexes over 400.000 maps from institutions around the World.

National Library of Scotland - Digital Gallery
Explore our growing range of special web features. Search and browse items scanned from our collections. Read books and manuscripts page by page, and watch films and film clips.

Cornell Digital Collections
A leader in digital library research and development since the early 1990’s, CUL is building collections with local and global partners as well as licensing access to a rapidly expanding collection of electronic resources in all fields of…

Harvard University Library Open Collections
For nearly four centuries, Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums have developed extraordinary collections that reflect the scope and the breadth of the University's world-renowned academic programs. In 2002, Harvard began to open an online…

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
The Avalon Project mounts digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. We do not intend to mount only static text but rather to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents…

Library of Congress Digital Collections & Services
The Library of Congress has made digitized versions of collection materials available online since 1994, concentrating on its most rare collections and those unavailable anywhere else. The following services are your gateway to a growing treasury of…

Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to…

World Digital Library
The WDL makes it possible to discover, study, and enjoy cultural treasures and significant historical documents on one site, in a variety of ways. Content on the WDL includes books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, journals, prints and photographs,…

British Library Online Gallery
Discover the riches of the British Library, fix the location of thousands of old maps, view virtual books with 'Turning the Pages', enjoy online exhibitions, take a highlights tour.

New York Public Library Digital Collections
Explore 836,103 items digitized from The New York Public Library's collections. This site is a living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more.

Cambridge Digital Library
Cambridge University Library contains evidence of some of the greatest ideas and discoveries over two millennia. We want to make our collections accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world with an internet connection and a thirst for knowledge.

Archives Portal Europe
The Archives Portal Europe provides access to information on archival material from different European countries as well as information on archival institutions throughout the continent.

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