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  1. ABSEES Online
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    ABSEES Online is the online version of The American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES). It can be searched by multiple fields, including author, title, publisher, date of publication, and subject heading. There is also full-record keyword searching.
  2. Auditory Apperecption Tests
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    • Title: Auditory Apperception Tests • Subject: Character and Personality • Author: Stone • Subdivision: Protective • Publisher: Western Psychological Services • Location: SSHEL Tests • Year: 1953 • Notes: • Contents: o - 1 Manual (digitized by DCC) o - 2 (duplicate) Story Booklet (digitized by DCC) o - 2 (duplicate) Individua...
  3. Joliet Signal
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    The Joliet Signal (initially The Juliet Signal representing the original name of the city) began as the Juliet Courier and was sold to William E. Little in 1843 who subsequently changed the name. After a series of publisher changes, brothers Calvin and Calneh Zarley published and edited the paper for nearly 40 years. The Signal was considered to be the "Official Paper of the...
  4. Telegraf (Chicago, Ill.)
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    The Chicago Polish-language weekly the _Telegraf _began on June 1, 1892, as a personal organ of its editor Henryk Nagiel, who only stayed with the paper through October 1892. He was succeeded by J. Rybakowski, who assumed the position of editor and remained with the _Telegraf _until 1894. With his departure, the paper ceased publishing for two years. M.J. Szameit took over a...
  5. The Cairo bulletin (Cairo, Ill.) 1872-1878
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  6. The Cairo daily bulletin (Cairo, Ill.)
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  7. The Cairo evening bulletin (Cairo, Ill.)
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    The Cairo Evening Bulletin, The Cairo Daily Bulletin, The Cairo Bulletin and The Daily Cairo Bulletin Between its founding in 1837 by the Cairo City and Canal Company and its incorporation in 1858, the town was visited by Charles Dickens, who was decidedly unimpressed with its marshy surroundings, calling it a “detestable morass” (American Notes, October 19, 1842). The...
  8. Paul Price Percussion Music and Papers, 1961-1982
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    Consists of percussion sheet music, sound recordings and correspondence documenting Paul Price's career as a percussion music educator, publisher and performer. Of special note are manuscripts, non-commercial recordings, and other forms of unpublished music materials of American 20th-century composers including Lou Harrison, Michael Colgrass, and Henry Cowell, as well as wor...
  9. Harrwitz, Max
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    Putto with open_file book
  10. William D. Boyce
    Image | 1912

    From text: "A great nation is always the net result of the efforts of great individuals
  11. from the latest authorities / by John Cary, engineer
    Image | 1807

    Printed for J. Cary Engraver & Mapseller No. 181 Strand July 1st, 1807.
  12. Upper territories of the United States.
    Image | 1817

    Philadelphia and London.
  13. Public Library, Berkeley, California - Front of Postcard
    Image | 1905

    Edward H. Mitchell, Publisher, San Francisco
  14. Public Library, Alameda, California - Front of Postcard
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    Printed on the front of postcard: 209 - Public Library, Alameda, Cal. <BR>Edward H. Mitchell, Publisher, San Francisco
  15. University Library, Berkeley, California - Front of Postcard
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    120. Richard Behrendt, Publisher, San Francisco, Cal.
  16. Peru & Bolivia [map] / by J. Arrowsmith
    Image | 1834

    London atlas. [J. Arrowsmith (London), 1832-1846]. Vol. 4, no. 48
  17. Publication of unpaid taxes on land in the Whig & Intelligencer
    Image | 2 pages | 1833

    A publication from the publisher of the "Whig & Intelligencer" approving the list of unpaid taxes on lands be inserted into the the newspaper on November 20, 1833 as required by law in Vandalia, Illinois.
  18. Chair, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Caned seat Late Empire side chair. Identical to LIHO 26, except that LIHO 27 has no front seat rim.
  19. Child's chair, owned by Abraham Lincoln, used by his fourth son, Thomas (Tad)
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    Low small Empire-style caned seat side chair. Modified shield-shaped seat, two back splats w/outlined carved, bowed back legs. Slightly cyma curved front legs, front stretcher curved and flat, two round stretchers at each side, round stretcher at back. H 26" x W 15" x D 13 1/2".
  20. Wardrobe, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Empire-style tall wardrobe. Bracket feet, base carved and scrolled, two large doors divided into two panels each, with narrow strip between doors. Two small mushroom-type wooden knobs. Plain cornice top, sides have one panel. L 56" x H 83 1/2" x W 20 1/2".
  21. Chest of drawers, used in the home of Abraham Lincoln
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    Empire classical-style bureau. Overhanging top drawer supported by two smooth columns, three drawers underneath. Top plain, back legs have bun feet. Large knobs. Large wooden sides have panel effect. L 44" x H 47" x W 22".
  22. Sleigh bed, owned by Abraham Lincoln
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    Mahogany sleigh bed. Top rail of headboards rolled, incised carving at sides, panel effect for posts. Side rails paneled, with rolled plain carved top at ends. Incised carved modified bulb feet, on casters. Bed very plain, overall. L 78" x H 44 1/2" x W 60".
  23. Wall mirror, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Small oval mirror, mounted on open carved back with two small shelves on either side, supported by open carved bracket. One shelf larger, with top that opens for storage space, supported by open-carved bracket beneath. H 27" x W 13".
  24. Table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Small table stand, two shelves, bracket feet. Side rails curve up to cornice-style support for top shelf. Bottom shelf solid, but narrower than top. Top shelf has two supports at inner side of rails, rectangular with rounded ends. Bottom shelf long, rectangular. L 23 1/2" x H 23" x W 15 1/2".
  25. Blanket Chest, associated with Abraham Lincoln
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    Medium sized blanket chest on legs. Bun and peg feet, turned legs. Bottom section of chest contains one drawer with two mushroom knobs. Lid of chest is rounded, black paint outlining on chest, top chest utilizes dovetail joints and sides. L 37" x H 33" x W 19".
  26. Dessert dish, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Leaf-shape ironstone dish. Leaf has 11 lopes. Bottom turns back at both sides, forming handles. Impressed into underside: "J. Clementson" at top of circle. Inner circle reads "Ironstone China." Of English design/manufacture. L 9 3/8 x W 6 3/4".
  27. Rocking chair, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
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    Splint weave ladder back rocker. Four back rails in "ladder." Round legs and side rails, round stretchers, two round stretchers at sides, one each low at front and back. Front and back edges of rocker rounded off, legs come down over rocker. H 35 " x W 17" x D 14".
  28. Chest of drawers, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
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    Classic Empire-style chest of drawers. Square feet, four drawers, with wooden knobs. Top drawer overhangs lower drawers. Two modified bun-shaped turning just below overhang on either side, on casters. L 43" x H 40 1/2" x W 19".
  29. Candelabrum, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Single-stick girandole candelabra, with marble base, turned bronze pedestal support, branched stem. Cast-bronze piece with flowers and pair of turtle dove designs. Pedestal has remnants of burnished design. Triangular star/ snowflake cut glass prisms hang from cast bronze round. In set with LIHO 150 and 151. H 16 1/2" x Base L 5" W 5".
  30. Candelabrum, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Single-stick girandole candelabra, with marble base, turned bronze pedestal support, branched stem. cast-bronze priece with flowers and pair of turtle dove designs. Pedestal has remnants of burnished design. Triangular star/ snowflake cut glass prisms hang from cast bronze round. In set with LIHO 151 and 152. H 16 1/2" x L 5" x W 5".
  31. Candelabra, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Single-stick girandole candelabra, with marble base, turned bronze pedestal support, three-branched stem. Cast-bronze piece with flowers and pair of turtle dove designs. Pedestal has remnants of burnished design. Triangular star/ snowflake cut glass prisms hang from cast bronze round. In set with LIHO 150 and 152. H 17 1/2" x Base L 5" x W 5".
  32. Jar, typically used during Abraham Lincoln's residence in Springfield, IL 1844-1861
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    Pottery jar with round base and slightly flared sides. Has nip in rounded flare lip. Yellowish glaze on outside, but does not cover all the way to bottom. Inside is ridged, lightly glazed. H 6 3/4" Diameter 4 3/4".
  33. Pier table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Empire-style marble topped table. Scroll-top legs and lower shelf, terminating in scroll feet and white porcelain casters. Front legs are canted at 45 degree angle, back legs parallel to wall. White marble top w/ bevelled edge. L 36 1/8" x W 18 1/2" x H 29 1/2".
  34. Loveseat, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Small mahogany sofa or loveseat, black horsehair upholstery, serpentine rail with carved rose and open Molding. Legs and seat rail have carvings as well. Legs have carved petals, and center has fruit-like carving (pineapple?). Thin arms, top rail ends with scrolls, sofa seat wedge-shaped, arms curve into back. L 66" x H 19" x D 20".
  35. Three Liberty Dimes
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    The 1864 dime has a wreath and says "United States of America." The other two coins just have the wreath. All three say "One Dime." The earliest dimes were called "dismes."