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CONTENTdm - March's Featured Collections

Entry Categories: Digitization & Preservation  

Each month, three collections from the CONTENTdm Collection of Collections are featured on the CONTENTdm Web site. The featured collections for March are JoCoHistory, The Cuban Historical and Literary Manuscript Collection, and Fons digitals de la Cartoteca de Catalunya.

Included in the collection information below is a link to each organization’s record in the OCLC WorldCat Registry. OCLC’s WorldCat Registry allows libraries worldwide to manage and organize their data for vendors and third parties by creating and maintaining a comprehensive institutional profile in a single, Web-accessible location.

Johnson County Library
JoCoHistory is a joint project of museums, archives, libraries, and historical societies in Johnson County, Kansas. The database provides access to historic images related to the people, places, culture, and social groups of the area.

The Cuban Historical and Literary Manuscript Collection
University of Miami
Comprised of original manuscripts dating from the 17th to the 20th centuries, this collection includes books, slavery sales, property documents, and correspondence. Highlights include a journal of events from March to August 1762 of the British expedition in Cuba under the command of Earl Albermarle and Sir George Peacock; a May 12, 1895 letter from Cuban patriots José Martí and General Máximo Gómez clarifying military orders to General Jesús Rabí during the Cuban War of Independence; and the manuscript of the renowned 19th century Cuban writer Nicolás Heredia's novel Leonela.

Fons digitals de la Cartoteca de Catalunya
Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya
The Map Library of Catalonia makes available to the general public more than 4,000 maps and photographs organized in thematic collections. You can find maps of Catalunya and also of the world starting at XVIth century to the present date.

These are just a few of the many outstanding digital collections created by CONTENTdm users.

If you would like to add your collections to the Collection of Collections, log in to the CONTENTdm User Support Center and follow the instructions. Be sure to submit metadata for all required fields including the Entered by field.

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