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This site is a digital complement to the physical exhibition, “Collecting American Histories: The Tracy W. McGregor Library at 75,” displayed at the University of Virginia Library’s Main Gallery at the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, and Culture from October 2013 through July 2014. The exhibition was curated by David R. Whitesell, Curator, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia. The site is housed at the University of Virginia.

The site contains images of books, broadsides, printed materials, manuscripts, photographs, and more. The site has been created to enable public access to these materials in support of teaching, research, and scholarship. Educational institutions or affiliated individuals, school teachers, news organizations, and members of the public are all welcome to link to individual images or other content posted on the site and to download selected material for the above-authorized purposes.

Acknowledgment should be given to the site as follows: Collecting American Histories, Exhibition © 2013 Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia.


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Texts: Unattributed text in this exhibition is the work of David R. Whitesell and is © 2013 Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia.

Images: Most of the images are from the collections of the University of Virginia. Others were generously contributed by private individuals, public institutions, and other entities. Where known, the original photographer or source of the image is identified. For any items created and owned by the University of Virginia, high-resolution images should be requested from Digital Curation Services at