The Joseph G. Tirrell Photograph Collection consists of images created by Tirrell (1840-1907). The images were created during the later years of his life, when he recorded New Bedford’s waterfronts, buildings, streets, and the declining whaling industry, sometimes in collaboration with his... more
This collection consists of items from the Joseph J. Williams, SJ ethnological collection hosted by Boston College. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
The poet Joseph Langland was raised on the family farm in northeastern Iowa, and earned both a BA (1940) and MA (1941) from the famed writing program at the University of Iowa, before being inducted into the military service during the Second World War. While still in Germany serving with... more
A student of Bronislaw Malinowski, the Polish ethnographer Jozef Obrebski was a keen observer of cultural change among eastern European peasantry in the years before the Second World War. After working with the resistance in Warsaw during the war, Obrebski went on to do additional... more
Joseph Pennell (American, 1857-1926) was an illustrator, printmaker, author, and lecturer. Born in Philadelphia, Pennell attended classes at the Pennsylvania School of Industrial Art and at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. However, he was largely self-taught. Using his natural... more
Collection contains the 1997-1998 Architectural surveys done by Public Archeological Laboratory, Inc. and the surveys done by the Rochester Historical Society in 1973.
Joshua Child (1716-1778) was born in Watertown, Massachusetts. He was a son of Daniel Child and Beriah Bemis and a descendent of Ephraim Child, who came from Great Britain to America in 1630 and became one of the first Deacons of the church in Watertown. Joshua married Grace Bemis in 1742 and... more
Presented here is the diary of Edward Jackson who, in 1849, traveled from Newton, Massachusetts to Sacramento in search of gold. The City of Newton owns a wealth of historic materials that speak to the community's social, cultural and governmental past. These materials reflect the civic life of... more
This collection consists of items from the Journal of Gender Studies collection hosted by Digital Transgender Archive. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.