WorldCat is a database that allows researchers to search the combined catalogs of hundreds of libraries around the world. It contains more than 52 million records for books, journals, audiovisual materials and more. This source can help researchers find items, verify citations, and identify which libraries hold a particular title.
Part of Nineteenth Century Index. Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US; National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections; and National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States, with finding aids from 300 U.S. repositories.
Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
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