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Making of America, U of M

A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The U of M collection currently contains approximately 1,600 monographs and 10 journals with imprints primarily between 1850 - 1877.


“Illustrated life, services, martyrdom, and funeral of Abraham Lincoln ... With a portrait of President Lincoln, and other illustrative engravings of the scene of the assassination, etc.” Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson and Brothers, 1865. Making of America, University of Michigan Hekman Library, Calvin College. 8 Jan 2003 <>.

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