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California
Solvang
Hans Christian Andersen Museum
1680 Mission Drive
Solvang CA 93463
Phone 805 688-2052
Web Site http://www.solvangca.com/museum/h1.htm
Description tours and lectures on noted children's author - books, paper cutouts, memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection A-F Books
Owner/Operator: Santa Ynez Valley Historical Society
New or Updated: 06/07/2003

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  Kentucky

  Louisville

  Callahan Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

  1839 Frankfort Avenue

  Louisville    KY

  Web Site  http://www.aph.org/museum/index.html

  Toll Free  800 223-1839

  Description  artifacts on the educational history of blind people, including braille writers and talking  books; tours of the Printing House are also available

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Mechanical

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   3/14/2005

 

  LA

  Baton Rouge

  US Civil War Center

  Hill Memorial Library

  LSU Libraries,

  Baton Rouge  LA   70803    

  Phone  225 578-3151

  Web   http://www.cwc.lsu.edu/

  Description  "Index of Civil War Information on the Internet" with huge link collection,

                    cemetery database, book lists, events calendar--attempt to collect all Civil

                    war links

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Kind of Activity  Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Collection A-F Books

  Era   Civil War

  Owner/Operator:  Louisiana State University

  New or Updated   1/21/2006

Massachusetts
Amherst
National Yiddish Book Center
Harry & Jeanette Building
1021 West Street
Amherst MA 01002
Phone
413 256-4900
Web Site http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/
E-mail mailto:yiddish@bikher.org
Description over a million Yiddish books, with exhibit area
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus History Resource
Collection A-F Books
Group Identity Jewish
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/10/2003
 

  Salem

  Higginson Book Company

  148 Washington St

  Salem MA 01970    

  Phone   978 745-7170

  Web Site  http://www.higginsonbooks.com/

  E-mail  mailto:orders@higginsonbooks.com

  Description  publisher of books and maps geared to the genealogy research community

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Merchant

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Maps

  New or Updated:  1/5/2005

  Massachusetts
 
Williamstown
 
Chapin Library of Rare Books
 
26 Hopkins Hall
 
Williamstown   MA  01267     
 
Phone   413 597-2462
 
Web Site  http://www.williams.edu/resources/chapin/welcome.html
 
Description  rare European & American books & manuscripts, mounts exhibits each year                     mostly featuring documents, engravings and prints
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
 
Collection A-F Books
 
Collection G-M  Manuscripts
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Williams College
 
New or Updated:  1/27/2004

  NJ

  New Brunswick

  Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

  71 Hamilton Street

  Rutgers U  New Brunswick  NJ    08901    

  Phone  732 932-7237

  Web Site www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu

  Description  general museum with International Center for Japonisme and

                    collection of nonconformist art from the Soviet Union

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F  Books

  Collection G-M  Japonisme

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  Group Identity  Russian

  New or Updated:  7/27/2007

  NY

  New York

  Pierpont Morgan Library

  29 East 36th Street

  New York  NY   10016    

  Phone  212 590-0300

  Web  www.morganlibrary.org

  E-mail  mailto:media@morganlibrary.org

  Description  complex of buildings with exhibitions and library, focus on medieval art and

                     studies

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection  Prints

  Research   Library

  Era  Medieval

  New or Updated         2/9/2006

  Ohio
 
Bowling Green
 
Popular Culture Library
 
Bowling Green State U
 
4th Floor Jerome Library
 
Bowling Green  OH  43403  
 
Phone   419 372-2450
 
Web Site  http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/pcl/pcl41.html
 
E-mail  mailto:pcldesk@bgnet.bgsu.edu
 
Description  150,000 books & magazines of popular & pulp fiction &  nonfiction
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
 
Collection A-F Books
 
Collection G-M  Magazines
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  BGSU
 
New or Updated:  1/12/2004
 

  Cleveland

  Dittrick Medical History Center

  11000 Euclid Ave

  Cleveland  OH        44106    

  Phone   216 368-3648

  Web Site  http://www.cwru.edu/artsci/dittrick/site2/

  Description  Rare books, 60,000 medical objects, images, online exhibits

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industry

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:             8/22/2005

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Rosenbach Museum and Library
2010 De Lancey Place
Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone
215 732-1600
Web Site www.rosenbach.org/
Description rare book and manuscript collection, arts & antiques in 19th century mansion
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection A-F Books
Research/Reading Library
Era 19th

  RI

  Providence

  Providence Athenaeum

  251 Benefit Street

  Providence  RI  02903    

  Phone  401 421-6970

  Web Site http://www.providenceathenaeum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@providenceathenaeum.org

  Description  membership library founded in 1753, building by William Strickland in

                    1838, rare book collection

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type Library

  Collection A-F  Books

  Research  Library

  Era  1838

  New or Updated:  7/16/2007

  TX

  Austin

  Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

  21st& Guadalope

  U Texas Austin

  Austin  TX   78705    

  Phone   512 471-9119

  Web Site  www.utaustin.edu

  Description  cultural archives with manuscripts, rare books, photos, work of art -Guttenberg Bible, "first photograph" (1826)

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:    12/2/2005


Texas
Dallas
Biblical Arts Center
7500 Park Lane
Dallas TX 75225
Phone 214 691-4661
Web Site www.biblicalarts.org/
Description art as a means to understand the Bible
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Collection A-F Books
Collection N-Z Paintings

  Virginia
  Richmond

  Edgar Allan Poe Museum

  1914-16 East Main Street

  Richmond  VA    23223    

  Phone   804 648-5523

  Web Site  http://www.poemuseum.org/

  Toll Free  888 21EAPOE

  E-mail  mailto:info@poemuseum.org

  Description  memorabilia of author and poet, model of Richmond at the time he lived there,

                    first editions & works

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:  7/6/2004

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