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Seth Davis Notebook
Presented here is a brief history of Newton from 1661 onward in very light handwriting, which deals especially with the breaking away of Newton from Cambridge. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These... more
Sexology Articles
This collection contains three articles from the magazine Sexology from the early 1950s that relate to crossdressing and the transgender community. These articles cover a range of topics, from the differences between crossdressers and transsexual people to gender realignment surgery to the life... more
Sexual Minorities Archives Buttons and Clothing
This collection consists of a total of 17 items, including eight buttons/pins, eight tee-shirts, and one chest binder. These items are a small portion of a larger collection of LGBTI related buttons and clothing that is housed at the Sexual Minorities Archive. They depict a variety of... more
Sexual Minorities Archives Finding Aids
The Sexual Minorities Archives maintains a diverse collection of transgender-related content spread across its various media: special collections, art, magazines, books, videos, subject files and more. Five finding aids for special collections with significant trans-themed content are included... more
Shaker Highlights
This collection consists of items from the Shaker Highlights collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Shaker Song Books
This collection consists of items from the Shaker Song Books collection hosted by Williams College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Shakespeare (Collection of Distinction)
The Thomas Pennant Barton Collection is acknowledged as one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in a public institution focusing on the writings of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries. The collection was the first in the United States to include the first four folios of the... more
Sharon Public Library Photo Collection
Represented here are postcards and photographs that depict views of the Town of Sharon from 1860 through the 1970s. The core of the photo collection is made up of photographs that were donated to the library by various people who either resided in or were connected to families from the Town of... more
Sheet Music Collection
There are 27 printed pieces of sheet music owned by the Lawrence Public Library. Many are published in Lawrence or written or composed by Lawrence authors.
Sheet Music Lithograph Covers
The Boston Public Library Music Special Collection includes materials concerning every facet of musical study, such as biography, history and criticism, ethnomusicology, theory and composition, and music education; the collected editions of all the major composers (and many less well-known... more
1051. Shhhh!
Shhhh! was originally published as a part of AEGIS News to report updates specific to the National Transgender Library & Archive. This collection contains three one-page newsletters from 1994 and the first and only full-length Shhhh! newsletter from 1995. In general, the newsletters discuss... more
Ships Through the Ages
Ships Through the Ages, originally four murals painted by Frederic Leonard King between 1934 and 1935, was commissioned as part of the Public Works Art Project for the Jeffries Point Branch of the Boston Public Library. In 1956, the Jeffries Point Branch closed, and each mural was divided into... more
Short Run Periodicals
This is a catchall collection of periodicals that were published between the 1950s and the 1990s. Though this collection only includes a few issues of particular publications, most had much longer runs that have not yet been digitized.
Sidney Lawton Smith Sketching Prints
This collection contains the sketching prints used to make book plates for Daniel T.V. Huntoon's book History of the Town of Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. The prints range in date from 1889 and 1890 and cover various places and symbols associated with the town of Canton, Massachusetts.... more
Sidney Lipshires Papers, 1932-2012
Born on April 15, 1919 in Baltimore, Maryland to David and Minnie Lipshires, Sidney was raised in Northampton, Massachusetts where his father owned two shoe stores, David Boot Shop and The Bootery. He attended the Massachusetts State College for one year before transferring to the... more
Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection at Phillips Academy
Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection at Phillips Academy The Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection is history itself in the form of a unique collection of atlases, maps, and globes dating from 1434 well into the 19th century. Many of these rare objects and documents are the subject of a 1992 book,... more
Sidney Topol Papers, 1944-1997
An innovator and entrepreneur, Sidney Topol was a contributor to several key developments in the telecommunications industries in the latter half of the twentieth century. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts (1947) and an engineer and executive at Raytheon and later... more
Sir David Young Cameron (1865-1945). Prints, Drawings, and Paintings
Sir David Young Cameron (1865-1945) was a Scottish painter and etcher. Born in Glasgow, he studied at the Glasgow School of Art and the Edinburgh Schools of Art. Cameron gained recognition both as a painter in oil and in watercolor and as an etcher. His images were enhanced by European travel,... more
Sir Muirhead Bone (1876-1953). Prints, Drawings, and Paintings
Muirhead Bone (1876-1953) was a Scottish printmaker and watercolor artist. Born in Glasgow, Bone first trained as an architect before pursuing his studies at the Glasgow School of Art. In 1901, Bone moved to London and in 1902 held his first solo exhibition at the Carfax Gallery. From that time,... more
Sixteen illustrations of subjects from Kipling's "Jungle book"
Portfolio of sixteen illustrations by Maurice and Edward Detmold for Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. Plates are mounted on board with hinged mat and covered with guard sheet with letterpress. Many captions include a quotation and page number from the text. Critical funding to support long-term... more