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Saturday, November 16, 2013

Boston Athenaeum's Digital Initiative: Confederate Access Project 2011-2014

"Approximately 10,000 books and documents were printed in the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. The Athenæum has one of the largest collections of these rarities. 200 items in our collection are not noted in any published bibliography, and may well be unique. The Athenaeum recently completed the first phase of the 'Confederate Access Project' to catalog, conserve, and digitize paper currency, financial documents, and postage stamps from the Confederate States of America Collection. The initial phase of the project also improved existing cataloging for more than 1600 books and documents...."

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