Today most Americans remember the War of 1812 for inspiring Francis Scott Key to write “The Star Spangled Banner.” Many of the conflict’s most familiar events—the battle of New Orleans, impressment of American sailors into the British Navy, and the British assault on Washington.
Featured This Month: Military History
This virtual exhibition is based on The Aztecs and the Making of Colonial Mexico, a display of original manuscripts, books, and other materials at the Newberry from September 28, 2006 through January 13, 2007. The virtual exhibit includes the complete text from the original gallery exhibit and digitized images of many of the manuscripts and books that were displayed.
This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The Newberry has contributed several manuscripts to this collection together with other institutions such as, the British Library, the New York Public Library and many others. *Access to this subscription database is only available on-site through any of the Newberry’s public computers.*
Humanism For Sale concerns the ways books were written, designed, printed, and marketed for schools in Renaissance Italy.