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Finding Historic Indiana Documents In An Online Environment: Civil War Era And Later 19th Century, Bert Chapman Nov 2011

Finding Historic Indiana Documents In An Online Environment: Civil War Era And Later 19th Century, Bert Chapman

Libraries Research Publications

This presentation provides information on digitally accessing historic Indiana State and U.S. Government documents from the latter half of the 19th century. Examples of these resources include the periodical Indiana Farmer, Indiana Civil War Governor Oliver Morton's telegraph books, the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, Indiana Adjutant General Reports, and the Brevier Indiana Law Reports covering Indiana General Assembly proceedings. These collections have been digitized by various Indiana libraries including Purdue University, IUPUI, and Indiana University. Accessing these primary source materials will enable users to gain augmented understanding ot the economic, military, and political issues ...


Archival Materials: Finding, Using And Caring For Unique Resources, Lori Cox-Paul Mar 2009

Archival Materials: Finding, Using And Caring For Unique Resources, Lori Cox-Paul

University of Iowa Libraries Workshops and Presentations

Photos, personal papers, oral histories, manuscripts, military records, original legal documents, maps and artifacts that chronicle lives, historical events and social movements are the kinds of material that make up archival collections. These resources are not only preserved for the historical record, but are collected for discovery and use. Technology has significantly increased the accessibility of these collections through NARA databases that are free to the public.