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Ancient Near East and the
Mediterranean World
Ancient Near East and the

View 19 digitized volumes from the University of Chicago's Ancient Near East and Classics collections on topics such as Ancient Rome, Ancient Greek religion, Oriental seals, Egyptian Stelae, Assyrian kings, and more. »

A Century of Progress:
1933-34 World's Fair
A Century of Progress: 1933-34 World's Fair

Explore the theme of the Century of Progress 1933-34 World's Fair, scientific discoveries and their impact on industry and daily life, by viewing 350 pamphlets and official publications of the fair from the University of Chicago Library's collection. »

Chopin Early EditionsChopin Early Editions
Search or browse over 400 digitized images of the early printed scores of musical compositions by Frederic Chopin. »

Digital South Asia LibraryDigital South Asia Library
Research South Asia using digital resources from the University of Chicago's Digital South Asia Library, which includes reference works such as South Asian dictionaries, photographs, maps, statistics, and bibliographies. »

The First American West: The Ohio River Valley 1750-1820The First American West: The Ohio River Valley 1750-1820
The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 consists of 15,000 pages of original historical material documenting the land, peoples, exploration, and transformation of the trans-Appalachian West from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. The collection is drawn from the holdings of the University of Chicago Library and the Filson Historical Society of Louisville, Kentucky. Among the sources included are books, periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, scientific publications, broadsides, letters, journals, legal documents, ledgers and other financial records, maps, physical artifacts, and pictorial images. »

The Goodspeed New Testament Manuscript CollectionThe Goodspeed New Testament Manuscript Collection
Examine illuminated texts of New Testament manuscripts ranging in date from the 7th to the 19th centuries from the University of Chicago Library's Goodspeed collection. »

Kanji AliveKanji Alive
Learn to read and write kanji using this Web-based tool designed to aid beginner and intermediate kanji students. »

American Environmental PhotographsAmerican Environmental Photographs
Browse a collection of approximately 4,500 photographs by Chicago botanists documenting natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities in the United States at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. »

Middle East Photo ArchiveMiddle East Photo Archive
Explore the architectural and social history of the Middle East through historical photographs of daily life and monuments of the Middle East's medieval and ancient past. The photographs in the collection date from the late 19th century. »

SMART Museum of Art Online CollectionSMART Museum of Art
View over 3,000 images from the SMART Museum of Art's permanent collection which spans five centuries of Western and Eastern civilizations. »

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