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New perspectives on American history, architecture, archaeology, curation and ethnography, from the report files of the National Park Service.

Since 1930 the National Park Service has sponsored or acquired thousands of archaeological, architectural, ethnographic, museum collections management and historical research reports exploring the riches of the American heritage. Few have been available even at the largest libraries and research institutions.

Now reproduced on microfiche these unique reports offer social and cultural historians, anthropologists and other researchers fresh insights into America's past from Great Smoky Mountains dialect to Great Lakes lighthouse folklore, from prehistoric Native American earth mounds to Civil War battlefields and Presidential furnishings.

Untapped resources with a depth of detail unmatched elsewhere, the 5,554 reports include maps, photographs, architectural plans, drawings, letters, diaries and other primary documentation invaluable to cultural research. Accompanying the collection is the Cultural Resources Management Bibliography (CRBIB) , also on microfiche, giving swift access to the reports by geographic location, subject, author, title and date.

Over 8,000 microfiche

Also available by region:
North Atlantic
Mid-Atlantic
National Capital
Southeast
Midwest
Southwest
Rocky Mountain
Western
Pacific North West and Alaska

Purchasers of the regional sets also receive the CRBIB free of charge.

Guide: Cultural Resources Management Bibliography (CRBIB)

7,116 microfiche

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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