The Papers of Julian Bond
The Papers of Julian Bond
* Please note that as of July 2020, there are no more documents available online for transcription. Due to the ongoing health crisis, we are unable to photograph and upload to this site additional documents for transcription until our libraries re-open to the public. We thank you for your...

Antioch Archive Transcription Project

These are reports on the excavation of Antioch-on-the-Orontes undertaken by the Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University between 1932 and 1939. This part of the project is focused on correcting the OCR'd copies of the reports and creating
Antioch Field Reports and Excavation Diaries
Antioch Field Reports and Excavation Diaries
These are the OCR'd pdf's of the daily and yearly excavation reports. The transcriptions of these pages will serve as the actual text to allow a full-text search of the reports. The broad outlines of the excavation are in the reports, the excavation diaries contain the day-by-day summaries. The...

Ben W. Brumfield

Researching people and events in the Renan area around 1920. Please contact me at benwbrum@gmail.com
Thornton Manuscripts
Middle English texts from Robert Thornton's Lincoln and London manuscripts.
Jeremiah White Graves Diaries
Diary and account books kept by Jeremiah White Graves (1801-1884) in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

BL Digital

The Digital Scholarship Department (BL Digital) works to enable innovative research based on the British Library's digital collections.
Arabic Scientific Manuscripts of the British Library
Arabic Scientific Manuscripts of the British Library
This project is now finished! A huge thanks to everyone who contributed! For the latest news on the British Library Digital Scholarship department's Arabic Handwritten Text Recognition projects visit bl/digital. **************************************** Help advance research into automatic...

Colorado State University Libraries

Colorado State University Libraries participates in the University community’s discovery, communication, and use of knowledge by providing materials, information, and other services to support instruction, research and scholarship.
State Board of Agriculture Letters
State Board of Agriculture Letters
The Board of Governors for the Colorado State University System (formerly the State Board of Agriculture) was established by Colorado Governor John Routt in 1877. The governing body’s records at CSU include correspondence, financial documents, minutes, photographs, and reports related to a broad...
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station Directors' Correspondence
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station Directors' Correspondence
Although agricultural research commenced at the State Agricultural College of Colorado (an early name of Colorado State University) shortly after the college opened its doors to students in 1879, the experiment station was not officially created until the passage of the Hatch Act eight years...
L. A. Moorhouse Journals
L. A. Moorhouse Journals
Llewellyn A. Moorhouse (1875-1965) was an agricultural economist and the head of the department of economics and sociology at Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) from 1922 to 1944. His papers at CSU include journals, farm data, photograph albums, and photographic...
Mother Agnes Hazotte Correspondence
Correspondence written to and from Mother Agnes Hazotte during her tenure as Mother Superior of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, 1864-1905.

David Joseph Wrisley

Associate Professor of Digital Humanities
OpenGulf text creation.
This project is running in the summer of 2020 at NYU Abu Dhabi to create transcriptions of a sample of different handwritings from the inner and outer letter books of the British colonial residency at Bushire (1800-1860). The project also includes OCR correction from other sources. They are part...
UDHR
PDF files on UDHR in multiple languages
Test collection 2
After OCR text extraction function is added
Test collection
Just for testing
Thomas Martin Diaries
Thomas Martin Diaries
Thomas P. Martin (1846-1910) was born on Albemarle Plantation in Assumption Parish, Louisiana. During the Civil War, he served in Company C of the 26th Louisiana Regiment. In 1865, Thomas Martin married Cornelia M. Taylor. Mr. Martin arrived in Fort Worth, Texas during the early 1890s, where...

Frederick Douglass Digital Edition

The Frederick Douglass Papers collects, edits, and publishes in books and online the speeches, letters, autobiographies, and other writings of Frederick Douglass. The project is in the process of building a new digital edition to be available next year.
Autobiographical Writings, Volume 3, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (Book 1)
This volume contains all published documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up.
Speeches, Debates, and Interviews Volume 1: 1841-1846
This volume contains all published documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up.
Correspondence, Volume 1: 1842-1852 (Published and Unpublished)
This volume contains published and unpublished documents which do not require transcription. They have OCR text that requires some clean up in the first case, and transcriptions in the second case that need review. There is no new material here for transcription.

Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses

The Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses is a Cooperative Association partner with the Bureau of Land Management. Friends support parks by raising funds for education, historical renovations and building new park facilities.
 1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books
1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books
The Yaquina Head Lighthouse was established in 1873 and is located on the Central Oregon Coast. The stories and history of this site are kept alive by trained interpreters who provide guided historic tours in period clothing. As you help us transcribe these documents we will be able to...
Colonial North America: Tozzer Library
Colonial North America: Tozzer Library
Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...
Colonial North America: Dumbarton Oaks
Colonial North America: Dumbarton Oaks
Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...
Schlesinger Library
Schlesinger Library
Items from the collection of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
Indiana Deceased World War II Veterans
Help transcribe this card index of Indiana's deceased World War II veterans. These cards are organized by the last name of the bonus applicant, generally the veteran's next-of-kin. To get started, click Start Transcribing and create a free account. More detailed instructions, including what...
May Wright Sewall Papers
May Wright Sewall Papers
The May Wright Sewall Papers are a collection of documents comprised of approximately 500 letters written to May Wright Sewall dated between 1879 and 1919, and three guest books with remarks and signatures from 197 guests of the Sewall house. The correspondents represented in this collection...
Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes
Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes
Photos, publications, course materials, and ephemera documenting the Curtiss-Wright Engineering Cadettes at ISU during World War II.
Iowa State Parks
Iowa State Parks
This collection is based on an online exhibit, "A More Beautiful Iowa: Iowa's State Parks System," was was a physical exhibit displayed in the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) during the summer and fall semester of 2017. Celebrating the 100th...
Adams Family Papers
Adams Family Papers
The Adams Family Papers (1618-2008, undated) contains correspondence, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, the family bible and biographical materials. The biographical materials include newspaper clippings, journals, and diaries of the family members.
The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation
The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation
Obra de Trevor Owens para ser traducida al español.
Howitt and Fison Papers
Howitt and Fison Papers
At the end of the 19th Century A.W. Howitt and Lorimer Fison collaborated on pioneering anthropological research in Australia and the Pacific. Their book Kamilaroi and Kurnai (1880) revealed the complexity and diversity of Aboriginal society and pioneered important advancements in anthropological...
William Joseph Despain Missionary Journal
William Joseph Despain Missionary Journal
The missionary journal of William Joseph Despain 1900-1902.
C. S. Peirce Manuscripts
C. S. Peirce Manuscripts
The goal of the Scalable Peirce Interpretation Network (SPIN) is to develop a model environment for distributed collaboration that can support an international network of researchers, students, and citizen scholars in cooperative efforts to encode and interpret handwritten manuscripts, including...

Kansas State University Libraries

The Morse Department of Special Collections is the official repository for official records of Kansas State University and is a center of research for cookery, Kansas history, and the consumer movement.
Manuscript Cookbooks
Manuscript Cookbooks
The Richard L. D. & Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections comprehensively collects manuscript and printed materials for its Cookery Collection. The manuscript portion of the Cookery Collection contains over 250 cookbooks in many languages and countries of origin, from the late...

KHSDigitalCollections

The Kentucky Historical Society Digital Collections are selected materials from the Kentucky Historical Society's archival and library collections.
Civil War Governors of Kentucky
Civil War Governors of Kentucky
The Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWGK) digitally publishes, transcribes, and annotates the papers of Kentucky’s five wartime governors (three Unionists—Beriah Magoffin, James F. Robinson, and Thomas E. Bramlette—and the two Provisional Confederates—George W....
William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.
William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.
This collection consists of letters written to Colonel James Taylor and Major (later General) Thomas Bodley by General William Henry Harrison. The first letter, written to Taylor on Dec. 28, 1811, discusses the arrival of hospital stores at a military post. The other letters, written between 1814...
Early American Shorthand
Early American Shorthand
Examples of early American shorthand
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
The first 30 years of California's statehood were a time of upheaval for American Indians throughout California. New state officials worked to assume control of California's affairs and boundaries, U.S. government officials unfamiliar with California and its Indians arrived to document tribal...
1973 Marriage Certificate
PLEASE NOTE THAT CERTIFICATE NUMBERS ARE OFTEN VERY FAINT, BUT THEY ARE THERE. Marriage certificates are among the most requested records here at the Maryland State Archives. These records are needed to apply for a driver’s license, passport, Social Security and health benefits, a mortgage,...

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Help transcribe 19th-century papers that tell the story of America's first rural cemetery and the first designed landscape open to the public in North America. Visit our Online Database at MountAuburn.PastPerfectOnline.com
Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustee Records
Mount Auburn Cemetery Trustee Records
Proprietors and Trustees Meeting Minutes (1835-1930) provide the permanent record of business of the Corporation, including committee reports and decisions made. Signed and dated by the Cemetery Secretary, and retained by the Corporation.
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Records of commissions for sculptor Martin Milmore's monumental Sphinx, the statues of Joseph Story by William Wetmore Story, James Otis by Thomas Crawford, John Winthrop by Richard S. Greenough, and John Adams by Randolph Rogers; Jacob Bigelow's commission for Ballantine & Allan's Scottish...
Mount Auburn Cemetery Letters
Mount Auburn Cemetery Letters
The collection includes a small selection of correspondences held in the Historical Collections & Archives of Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Mulaika

Saya seorang pensyarah dalam kajian Asia Tenggara di SOAS University of London.
Syair Mesa Gumitar
Syair Mesa Gumitar
British Library Mss Add 12380 With thanks to the British Library for digitising this manuscript and making it available for reuse. The manuscript can also be viewed fully digitised on the BL's site here:http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_12380&index=0

Nantucket Historical Association Research Library

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.
Ladies' Logs
Of the over 400 logbooks in the NHA’s ships’ logs collection, only 11 have been attributed to women. It was not unheard of for wives of whaling masters to accompany their husbands on voyages. Nantucket women were well educated and, whether at sea or home, often wrote letters and kept journals....
British Army: Description and Succession Books (Officers)
These records contain British Army officers returns, and follow on from the Regimental series
Copyright Entry Forms: Paintings and Drawings
Copyright Entry Forms: Paintings and Drawings
This collection comprises records of paintings and drawings submitted to the Stationers’ Company for copyright protection between 1862 and 1912. The records are entry forms containing information about the creative works being submitted for copyright protection, with attached samples of those...
British Army officers, service 1853-1913
British Army officers, service 1853-1913
Collection of Returns of British Army Officers covering 1870s-1907. They give various information, we are not capturing all the information. All dates to be written in full such as: 25 December 1900 The records will vary, depending on date and regiment. Not all service records contain all the...

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an independent, non-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and in
Scouting Reports
Scouting Reports
Scouting reports on prospects who would become Hall of Famers, play in the Majors and Minors, or never make it past scouting.

Ohio University Libraries

Ohio University Libraries actively invests in digitizing our unique collections in order to broaden access to these rich materials. Our digital offerings regularly expand in support of the research and educational activities of university campus.
Farfel Research Notebooks
Farfel Research Notebooks
The Farfel Notebooks document each manuscript and printed leaf that Dr. Farfel acquired over the course of his many years of collecting. There are 13 notebooks total. Each is a simple lined spiral-bound notebook familiar to most students. Dr. Farfel began his first notebook with leaf #1....
Board of Trustees minutes, Ohio University
Board of Trustees minutes, Ohio University
Meeting minutes document the activities of Ohio University's Board of Trustees, beginning with its 1804 founding. Transcription enables full text searching of the volumes for endeavors such as tracing the history of the institution and the region. See volumes covering 1804-1954 in our Ohio...
Manuscript & Printed Leaves
Manuscript & Printed Leaves
The Manuscript and Printed Leaves Collections contains digitized items from these collections: - Gilbert and Ursula Farfel Collection of Incunable and Manuscript Leaves; - Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century; - Pages from the Past: A...
Phillips Family Papers
Phillips Family Papers
This collection compiles the legal documents, letters, books, and original works of several members of the Phillips family including Samuel Phillips (founder of Phillips Academy Andover) and his uncle John Phillips (founder of Phillips Exeter Academy). Items in the collections date 1647-1876...
Head of School (Stearns) Correspondence: Chinese Students
NOTE: Correspondence is often in reverse chronological order in folders (most recent letters first or at the front of the folder). Chinese boys and girls attended Phillips Academy and neighboring Abbot Academy from 1903 to 1930 through the personal efforts of Andover’s principal, Alfred...

Queen's University Archives

Queen's University Archives, based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, is the official archival repository for the University record and a rich resource of private manuscripts covering literature, politics, art, business, science, and beyond.
Queen’s University Senate Minutes
The Senate is one of the university's two primary governing bodies and dates back to the beginnings of the University; it was described in the university's Royal Charter of 1841, which willed that the "Principal and all the Professors of the said College shall forever constitute the College...
John Buchan fonds
John Buchan fonds
This collection contains records from John Buchan, first Baron Tweedsmuir, author, and former Governor-General of Canada. It includes correspondence, speeches (general and political), writings (published and unpublished), subject files, scrapbooks, and press clippings. Each file name is the...
Kingston records (regionally related)
Kingston records (regionally related)
Records out of the City of Kingston archival collection, or from private donors, that are regionally related to the Kingston geographic area by association of provenance, topic or event.
SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889
SC62, Samuel Wilmot Fonds: Letterbook, 1886-1889
Help the ROM Library and Archives transcribe the 900+ pages of this letter book of Samuel Wilmot (1822-1899), a pioneering pisciculturist who initiated and led Canada's fish-culture program between 1868 and 1895. Wilmot established a hatchery in Newcastle, ON, intending to save the Lake Ontario...

Sandy Spring Museum

The Sandy Spring Museum Archives is a diverse assemblage of historic documents that illuminate the community's story as a network of rural villages and supports the institution's mission of creating a sense of place and belonging.
08. Mutual Improvement Association Minutes
08. Mutual Improvement Association Minutes
The Mutual Improvement Association is a women's organization founded in Sandy Spring, Maryland in 1857 and is among the oldest, continually meeting groups of its kind in the United States. The original group was comprised of Quakers and thus meetings are modeled, in part, on a Quaker Meeting...
07. Horticultural Society Minutes
07. Horticultural Society Minutes
The Horticultural Society is an organization in Sandy Spring, Maryland founded in 1863 that continues to meet to present-day. When formed, the society was seen as an adjunct to two established farmers clubs whereby the Horticultural Society distinguished itself by allowing membership for women....
10. The Neighbors Minutes
10. The Neighbors Minutes
The Neighbors is a social club in Sandy Spring, Maryland that was established on May 20, 1897, and has met continuously since then. The Neighbors was organized as a protest against the extravagance seen in some of the other community social clubs. Initially, sandwiches and coffee were the...

Seattle Municipal Archives

The Seattle Municipal Archives preserves and makes accessible the records of enduring value created or received by City agencies and elected officials.
City of Seattle Records
City of Seattle Records
Dating from the 1870s to the first few years of the 20th century, these records contain glimpses into the lives and activities of a growing Seattle. In letters, petitions, reports, claims, bids, and early City ordinances, City of Seattle activities are documented through the voices of Seattle...

South Australian Maritime Museum

Located in the historic Port Adelaide precinct, the South Australian Maritime Museum preserves, explores and celebrates the human history of our oceans and rivers. Our collections include ships logs, passenger and crew diaries.
William Hodge Diary
This diary was written in an almost ‘story-like’ way as the author, William Hodge, describes his life from childhood until his later years. Beginning in the year 1864, Hodge mentions his experiences working at a timber firm called John Saunders and Son as well as his interesting travels arounds...
Chief Gunner Logbook
Chief Gunner Logbook
The Chief Gunner’s journal provides, on one side of the diary, a rough journal by Edward Argent detailing the voyage to China of the PROTECTOR to serve with the Admiralty during the Boxer Rebellion. He writes of the events that occur during the voyage which involve travelling from Adelaide...
Parma Diary
Parma Diary
This diary contains personal experiences of the author’s life on board the windjammer PARMA from March 1936 until July 1936. The author, Eric Stevens, writes his diary as a letter to his mother and includes several entries of his activities and jobs while travelling on the PARMA. He recounts the...

Special Collections

Transcription and translation of primary sources in Special Collections & University Archives and the Basque Library in the UNR Libraries. To join, sign up (above) and send your username to specoll@unr.edu.
Jon Bilbao Correspondence - Translation
Jon Bilbao Correspondence - Translation
During his exile after the Francoist troops conquered the Basque Country in 1937, José Antonio Agirre, the first lehendakari or president of the Basque Government, maintained correspondence with a variety of individuals in exile. First, in connections to his government role while the Basque...
Reno Divorce Correspondence
Reno Divorce Correspondence
Reno, Nevada was considered the Divorcce Capital of the World for six decades during the Twentieth Century. After the residency requirement was reduced to six weeks in 1931, thousands of men and women spent those weeks in boarding houses, hotels, and "divorce ranches" in Nevada. Special...
Doten Diaries - Completed
The diary books have now been completely transcribed. Imperfect transcripts of volumes 58-77 were digitized (retyped) and reviewed by FromThePage collaborators, and the rest were transcribed from the original page images by volunteers over several years. Many thanks to all who have participated...
A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition
A Diary and Journal from the Second Grinnell Expedition
In 1853 Elisha Kent Kane set off on the Second Grinnell Expedition, ostensibly to search for survivors of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition launched in 1845, but also to discover the Northwest Passage. Kane, an ambitious scientist, was also on a quest to become famous for arctic exploration,...
Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum
The mission of the Walters Art Museum is to bring art and people together for enjoyment, discovery, and learning. In support of this mission, the Walters was an early adopter of open access to its collection and remains committed to finding innovative ways to share collection information. This is...
Monterey Bay Historical Zooplankton Project
Monterey Bay Historical Zooplankton Project
Climate change is driving rapid changes in our biosphere on local and global scales. Our capacity to understand these shifts relies entirely upon two critical things: long-term biological and environmental observations, and an ability to discover and access them. Zooplankton (small animals that...

Stanford University Archives

The Stanford University Archives is the official repository for records of Stanford University, including its founders, administration, faculty, students, and alumni.
Richard William Weiland Papers
Richard William Weiland Papers
Includes personal correspondence, 1969-2002; materials pertaining to Microsoft, both his career there and the company, 1976-99; his research materials and notebooks on computers, the software industry, investments, and other interests, 1988-2006; papers, yearbooks, notebooks, and other items from...
Fu Chun Yu Lab Notebooks
Fu Chun Yu Lab Notebooks
Collection consists of three notebooks (in facsimile) kept by Fu Chun Yu while he was a post-doc in Prof. Felix Bloch's NMR laboratory at Stanford; they cover Yu's work with Warren Proctor that lead to a realization of the chemical shift in molecules.
Jane Lathrop Stanford Papers
Jane Lathrop Stanford Papers
The papers of Jane L. Stanford pertain largely to the founding and administration of Stanford University, along with her personal and social affairs; included in the papers are correspondence, business records, legal and financial papers, speeches, news clippings, and biographical materials.

State Archives of North Carolina

The State Archives provides guidance on preservation and management of government records, and collects, preserves, and provides public access to historically significant archival materials relating to North Carolina.
African American Education
African American Education
About the TranscribeNC Project This collection contains documents and photographs related to African American education in North Carolina before 1950 drawn from the collections of the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum and the State Archives of North Carolina. How to Help Transcribe Documents The...
Colonial Court Records
Colonial Court Records
About the TranscribeNC Project Colonial Court Records contain information regarding the court records of North Carolina during the colonial period (late 1600s through the 1700s) when the colony was controlled by the lords proprietors and later the crown. How to Help Transcribe Documents The...

The Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia inspires learning, ignites imagination, creates possibilities, encourages understanding, and engages Virginia's past to empower its future.
World War I Questionnaires
World War I Questionnaires
These questionnaires give us a glimpse into the lives of WWI veterans. Help us transcribe them! On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political...
Pulaski County (Va.)
On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia through...
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
On 7 January 1919, Governor Davis created the Virginia War History Commission whose goal was “to complete an accurate and complete history of Virginia’s military, economic and political participation in the World War.” The Commission conducted a survey of World War I veterans in Virginia through...
Transcription Examples
Transcription Examples
The exemplar pages in this collection have been transcribed according to the conventions established for the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms Project run by the Parker Library. Should you have any questions, or encounter any difficulties, please email us directly at Parker Library Feedback or contact the...
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 20
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 20
Welcome to the 2nd annual Parker Transcribathon! If you're working with us beyond the boundaries of the Reading Room here at the Parker, join the conversation at https://stanford.zoom.us/j/793068504! Getting Started Register for a free account at From the Page here: ...
CCCC MS 488: John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi.
CCCC MS 488: John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi.
CCCC MS 488 contains a copy of John Joscelyn's Historiola Collegii Corporis Christi dated 1569. John Joscelyn (1529 - 1603) was Matthew Parker's Latin secretary. He proved very adept at finding Old English manuscripts and at preparing them for publication. In addition to his work on Old English...

The Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation

The Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation at the University of the South is a six-year initiative investigating the university’s historical entanglements with slavery and slavery’s legacies.
George R. Fairbanks Collection
George R. Fairbanks Collection
George Rainsford Fairbanks (1820-1906) connected the first founding of the University of the South in 1858 with its refounding ten years later. Fairbanks served as a trustee from Florida and built a home on campus called Rebel's Rest. This portion of his collection deals with the fundraising work...
Leonidas Polk Family Papers
Leonidas Polk Family Papers
Leonidas Polk, first Bishop of Louisiana, founded the University of the South. Born to a wealthy planter family in North Carolina, Polk first attended West Point, but turned his attention toward the episcopacy. In the immediate antebellum period the Episcopal church spread south and west,...

Transcribimus

Transcribimus community volunteers have already transcribed more than 3,500 pages of Vancouver history. Join us! Whether you complete a little or a lot, you make a valuable contribution to our shared history.
Vancouver City Council Minutes
Vancouver City Council Minutes
We are working on Vancouver City Council minutes from early 1895. Minutes from May 1886 - 1884 are already transcribed and posted on our website at transcribimus.ca We thank our wonderful volunteer transcribers who have made this possible!
Loreto 1916
Loreto 1916
The Institute of the Blessed Virgin was founded by Mary Ward in 1609. It is a religious institute of pontifical right dedicated to apostolic works’, living according to the Ignatian tradition [IBVM Constitutions 2009, Volume II: Chapter I; 1.1]. Mary Ward’s idea of religious life was based on the...
Irish Dialect Archive Manuscript Collection
Irish Dialect Archive Manuscript Collection
The Irish Dialect Archive (Cartlann na gCanúintí) was established in 1953 by Professor Tomás de Bhaldraithe, as part of the Department of Modern Irish at UCD. The Archive is a resource centre for Irish language lexical / dialect research and consists of card indices, manuscripts, computer-based...
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Oram Diaries Test Collection (form-based)
Sample of several pages from the Oram Diaries to evaluate transcription tools
Nimrod Porter Papers
Nimrod Porter Papers
Farmer and sheriff in Maury County, Tenn. Diary and other records of Nimrod Porter. The diary, 1861-1871, records daily life during the Civil War and Reconstruction; weather; farm and business activities; operations of Union and Confederate armies and guerillas in Maury County and vicinity; news...
George Anderson Mercer Diary
George Anderson Mercer (1835-1907) was a Confederate officer and lawyer of Savannah, Ga. Mercer kept his diary intermittently during his time as a student in Savannah, Ga., and New Haven, Conn., at Princeton University, and at the University of Virginia, where he studied law. Included are entries...
Manigault Family Papers
Handwritten autobiography of Gabriel Edward Manigault, 544 pages, written between 1887 and 1897 in Charleston, S.C. Included are details of Gabriel Edward's life and family history.
Kislak Center Recipe Books
The Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania houses a wide variety of recipe books among its collections. These include culinary recipes, comprising food and drink; medicinal recipes, for both humans and animals; household recipes, for...
General Manuscripts
General manuscripts digitized and available on Collections UofT at https://fishercollections.library.utoronto.ca/islandora/object/fisher2%3Aroot

University of Virginia Library

The UVA Library is the foundation on which UVA built a transformative educational community. The Library partners in learning and collaborates in discovery by creating inclusive and sustainable collections, services, spaces and infrastructure.
Matriculation Books (University of Virginia) V.1 (1825-1855)
Matriculation Books (University of Virginia) V.1 (1825-1855)
The Matriculation Books of the University of Virginia (RG-14/4/2.041, Small Special Collections Library), document each new and returning student to the University of Virginia officially registered: name, birth date, parent or guardian, place of residence, and courses of study. Records for...
Carter Family Letterbook
Robert “King” Carter (1662/3-1731) was born in Lancaster, Virginia, the son of John Carter and Sarah Ludlow Carter. One of the wealthiest colonists in eighteenth century Virginia, by the time of his death in 1732, Carter owned over 300, 000 acres of land, 48 plantations and owned over seven...
Brigham Young Probate Case File
Brigham Young Probate Case File
The first governor of the Utah Territory and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) died August 29, 1877. At the time, the church practiced an arrangement wherein the president held property and real estate as "trustee-in-trust." This allowed Young to direct and...

UVA School of Law Library

Special Collections preserves and provides access to a diverse archive of legal history materials and the records. Our collections include rare books, manuscripts, archival records and publications, faculty writing, and photographs.
The Papers of Roger B. Taney, 1792-1820
The Papers of Roger B. Taney, 1792-1820
Roger B. Taney practiced law in his home state of Maryland long before he became an influential member of President Andrew Jackson's cabinet and later wrote the majority opinion in the infamous Dred Scott v. Sanford case (1857) as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Taney...
The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914
The Papers of Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey, 1850-1914
The documents in this collection contain the stories of nineteenth century English lives. Solicitors J. M. Shugar and A. W. Vaisey worked as probate and property lawyers in the town of Tring, Hertfordshire, in south central England. They handled wills, estates, and personal property issues for...
Stile Book of James Armour, C. 1698
This manuscript style or form book was created by James Armour of Edinburgh from about 1698 to 1701. Armour, the son of James Armour, merchant in Glasgow, first registered as an apprentice in 1684 to Alexander Wright who was a merchant in Edinburgh. He later became a writer and was admitted a...

Wisconsin Historical Society

Welcome to Wisconsin Scribes, a Documentary Discovery Project by the Wisconsin Historical Society. To begin, Sign Up for a free account and select one of the transcription projects. Read the collection description for more information.
Wisconsin Women's History
Wisconsin Women's History
Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin. The first round of manuscripts include prominent Wisconsin women involved in the Suffrage Movement. Visit the Help Page for Transcription Help for this collection. Mathilde Franziska Anneke (Note: German language needed)...
Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930
Increase A. Lapham Papers, 1825-1930
Papers of Increase Allen Lapham, the most prominent figure in early scientific research in Wisconsin. The papers consist of personal and biographical papers, correspondence, and research and writing files. For more information about this collection, visit the Online Finding Aid Visit the Help...
Wisconsin Civil War Diaries and Correspondence
Wisconsin Civil War Diaries and Correspondence
A selection of diaries written by Wisconsin soldiers, surgeons, and nurses donated to the Wisconsin Historical Society. We are getting close to completion. Please focus on Pages that Need Review to help us get to 100% complete. Current Diaries: Dr. James Theodore Reeve (1834-1906) -...
WWPL Manuscript Collection
Digital items in the archive that have never been transcribed.
Woodrow Wilson Papers Microfilm Reels
Scans taken from the Library of Congress.