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Battle Lines: Letters from America's Wars     View
This exhibit features "correspondence from over 200 years of American conflicts, ranging from the Revolution to the war in Iraq." Features audio and digitized images of the letters, which explore themes such as home, love, enlisting, and co ...

The Circle's Edge     View
This site "is an ongoing project designed to locate, describe, and index letters and manuscripts written and received by heretofore overlooked associates of twentieth century American artists Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O???Keeffe and Paul Strand. ...

A Thousand Kisses: Love Letters From the Archives of American Art     View
"This selection of affectionate communiqués to and from American artists [such as Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Michael Goldberg] gives us insight into the lives of painters, sculptors, illustrators, and others -- their r ...

Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South     View
A fascinating exhibition from the Art Institute of Chicago on the period Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin worked together. The Overview covers their meeting, events leading to their working together in van Gogh's studio (the Yellow House) in Arles, ...

Mark Twain Takes on Art     View
This exhibit explores the "art criticism and art practice" of Mark Twain. Includes quotes from letters and books, images of relevant artworks, and drawings by the author. From the Mark Twain Papers of the Bancroft Library, University of Cal ...

Wish You Were Here: Artists on Vacation     View
"Like everyone else, artists view vacation as a time to get away from the grind. ... Getting away, however, does not mean leaving the canvas or sketchbook behind." This exhibit "include numerous items that show artists on vacation, fro ...

A Selection of Letters Written by Florence Nightingale     View
About 40 letters held by the Clendening History of Medicine Library are shown in digital format. Scanned images of often illegible original documents are displayed in tandem with the transcribed text. From the University of Kansas.

Revising Himself: Walt Whitman and "Leaves of Grass"     View
An exhibition from the Library of Congress American Treasures commemorating the publication of "Leaves of Grass" in 1855. It "traces the different occupations and preparations that led Whitman to become the author of 'Leaves of Grass,' ...

Mark Twain Papers & Project     View
"The Mark Twain Papers contain the private papers of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) that he himself segregated and made available to his official biographer, Albert Bigelow Paine." The site includes a brief description of holdings, a ...

Guide to the Mary McCarthy Papers, 1925???1990     View
American novelist, essayist, and critic Mary McCarthy was born in Seattle on June 21, 1912. Her papers are housed in the Vassar College Libraries Manuscript Collections. This site includes a biographical sketch and register of the boxes that contain ...



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