Information about our holdings

Collection Highlights

New and notable highlights from our digital collections.

Robert Giard Photographs Photographic portraits of gay and lesbian writers from the archive of Robert Giard.
Romanov Family Albums Six Romanov Family Albums documenting the last years of Russian Imperial dynasty
Ruckus! American Entertainments at the Turn of the Twentieth Century and the Bonnie and Semoura Clark Black Vaudeville Collection Photographs recalling popular divertissements, including minstrel shows, vaudeville, and burlesque.
Rudyard Kipling: The Books I Leave Behind Selections drawn from a 2007 exhibition focusing on the works of the English author and poet, Rudyard Kipling.
Russian Graphic Art and the Revolution of 1905 Satirical magazines illustrated by graphic artists during the revolutionary upheaval of 1905.
Savannah, or, the Form of a Servant Draft, holograph, corrected, of a novel about a young woman from New York who learns of her African-American ancestry
Seventy-two Specimens of Castes in India 72 hand-painted images of men and women from the castes and religious and ethnic groups found in Madura, India, 1837.
Solomon Sir Jones Films, 1924-1928 The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928.
Starry Messenger: Observing the Heavens in the Age of Galileo Engravings, charts, diagrams and texts detailing European observations of the heavens.
Tanka Collection A collection of tankas, which are Buddhist scrolls or fabric temple banners
38. An account of negroes and catle upon Egypt Estait ...
Thomas Thistlewood papers Diaries and other material documenting the life and work of the Jamaican planter and slaveowner Thomas Thistlewood.



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