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Overview

Beginning with the most famous member of the Revere family, Paul Revere (1735-1818), the collection contains the family correspondence and private papers of more than a dozen members of the Revere family and spans three generations.

Included are the personal papers of Paul Revere, silversmith and Revolutionary patriot, records from his foundry and workshop, the papers of his two sons, as well as his two grandsons, both of whom served with the Twentieth Massachusetts Regiment during the Civil War. There are also papers dealing with the Canton, Massachusetts branch of this famous American family.

Titles from the Massachusetts Historical Society Collections may be purchased by individual reel.

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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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A Salute to Canada’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary

Canada is partying with “unanimity” and “heartiness” like it’s 1867.

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The Challenge of Cataloging Complex Subjects

How the University of Leicester’s David Wilson Library and ProQuest teamed up to solve organizational inconsistencies across subjects.

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