Rutherford county humane society is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization that has been serving rutherford county since 1979, with the mission to significantly improve the lives of unwanted and neglected animals, and to measurably decrease this number through our spay and neuter programs, volunteer foster homes, and outreach and education. The american antiquarian society is a national research library of american history and culture through 1876. Hayes library in fremont, ohio, includes books which be. Pets for adoption at rutherford county humane society, in. American antiquarian society library is a independent research library. Dickinson, 97803266751, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Publication date 1979 topics rutherford county tenn. Its main building, known as antiquarian hall, is a u. Frances barrow 18221894 enjoyed a long and prolific career as a writer of childrens story books, particularly the. Quoting from an article in the atlas obscura web site. Rutherford county, north carolina genealogy, books, cds, maps. For more information about the nc heart gallery or to participate in an upcoming event, please contact the nc kids staff by email or by phone at 8776254374. The gise911 addressing department utilizes computer technology, orthophotography, and land records to update and maintain the county s property records.
This site and all contents 2019 american antiquarian society 185 salisbury street, worcester, ma 01609. North carolina african american heritage books, inc. African american heritage museum of rutherford county home. The harmony society was a christian theosophy and pietist society founded in iptingen, germany, in 1785. Sep, 2012 this short film describes the american antiquarian society aas. Member of the independent research libraries association the american antiquarian society library houses the largest and most accessible collection of printed materials from first contact through 1876 in what is now the united states, the west indies and parts of canada. Rutherford county north carolina genealogy resources. American childrens books are in the american antiquarian society. Grive, moses and the wanderings of the children of israel. First, browse the adoptabook catalog and select the items you wish to adopt. Some of the earliest people in rutherford county by date of their birth prior to 1800 much of the following.
People places and stories rutherford county tennessee. This library is affiliated with american antiquarian society. Rutherford county humane society is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization that has been serving rutherford county since 1979, with the mission to significantly improve the lives of unwanted and neglected animals and to measurably decrease this number through our spay and neuter programs, volunteer foster homes, and successful adoptions. Imagine rutherford county in the 1830s dirt roads, horsedrawn carriages, a community on the brink of an economic boom. Cade overton american antiquarian society if anyone can be said to have lived his entire life with ink coursing through his veins, it is isaiah thomas 17491831, the leading printer and publisher of his generation, and founder in 1812 of the american antiquarian society in worcester, massachusetts, the city where he made his fortune in. The american antiquarian society aims to collect one example of everything printed in what was once british north america before the year 1877 and a few collections extend through 1900, as well as select manuscripts. Find churches in rutherford county, nc on yellowbook. African american heritage museum of rutherford county. Rutherford county is located in middle tennessee, one of the three grand divisions of tennessee. The aas library today houses the largest and most accessible collection of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, music, and graphic arts material printed through 1876 in what is now the united.
This library is affiliated with american antiquarian society other info. The 2014 seminar will focus on the theme books in the larger world of objects, and will take place at the. American antiquarian society general information 185 salisbury street worcester, ma 01609 1634 508 7555221 0 website. American antiquarian society library american antiquarian. The digital reproduction the publication has been done with permission of the rutherford county historical society.
Collections the american antiquarian society aims to collect one example of everything printed in what was once british north america before the year 1877 and a few collections extend through 1900, as well as select manuscripts. Dictionary of american antiquarian bookdealers by donald c. American antiquarian society national endowment for the. Marriages of rutherford county, north carolina, 17791868. This short film describes the american antiquarian society aas.
March 5, greg tucker, the rutherford county historical society with funding from the philanthropic commonwealth fund, the first hospital in rutherford county opened in 1927, but the rutherford hospital facility was not the first planned for murfreesboro. These letters were written primarily to his sister, katherine. Rutherford county historical society internet archive. Welcome to our home and the quiet pace of a small town community, where the first one dollar gold coin was minted in the united states by christopher bechtler in 1831. American antiquarian society the program in the history of the book in american culture at the american antiquarian society has been offering weeklong summer seminars in book history for nearly thirty years. Were glad you stopped by and we hope you find something of interest. This collection provides digital copies of the occasional publication of the rutherford county historical society. In two centuries of collecting, aas has accumulated some four million items towards that comprehensive goal and continues to add to these holdings. The bechtler family moved to north carolina right when gold fever was hitting the state. Digitization of the publication was coordinated through the lyrasis mass digitization.
For thousands of former slaves in tennessee, contraband camps played an important role in the transition to freedom during the civil war. The term contraband, first applied to runaway slaves in 1861, became a commonly used description of african americans who flocked to union lines. However, we have a limited staff, so please allow up to two weeks for research requests. Its ideal temperatures, rich history and scenic landscapes make an irresitable concoction that keeps visitors coming back year after year. Their edifice is a castle in white marble as a 75 year old enthusiast of american history, i am never disappointed. African american heritage society of rutherford county tennessee. American antiquarian society worcester, massachusetts this littleknown rival to the library of congress houses one of the largest collections of pre. Aas is an independent research library and learned society founded in 1812 in worcester, massachusetts. American antiquarian society worcester 2020 all you. Adoptabook 2015 with the american antiquarian society. This collection of base maps, land features and values are used to compile our geographic information system gis. The heritage of rutherford county, north carolina, vol. Catalog record enlarge image adopt a book home a previously unknown piece of american valentine history in a pictorial printed wrapper. Apr 22, 2017 american antiquarian society, worcester, ma.
Please follow the accompanying procedures for requesting information. Adoptabook american antiquarian society 185 salisbury street worcester, ma 016091634 please provide your name, address, telephone number, and email address along with the numbers of the items you wish to adopt. North carolina foster care and adoption adoptuskids. Welcome to rutherford county, in the heart of tennessee. We tell the story of the people of rutherford county by preserving records and artifacts of historical value and. They carried all the dangers of life within a war zone.
Nearly every family in rutherford county is listed somewhere in the book. This year marks our eleventh acquisitions fundraiser formerly known as adopta book. It is said that, from 1780 to 1794 they indians killed within seven miles of nashville one person in about every ten days. African american heritage society of rutherford county. The american antiquarian society orientation film youtube. The antiquarian booksellers association of america. Researchers can submit questions and enquiries either via email or traditional mail. Esther howlands valentine writer american antiquarian society. Apr 24, 2018 quoting from an article in the atlas obscura web site. University of north carolina press in association with the american antiquarian society, 2010. Although they offer items from many periods, letters from the time the american revolution were amazing.
Aas will contact you with information on how to redeem your pledge. We strive to maintain the highest standards in the trade. The mission of the american antiquarian society is to collect, organize, preserve, and make available for use the printed and manuscript materials that record all aspects of the history of what are now the united states, canada, and the former english colonies of the west indies, from the time of first settlement by europeans. A private venture in 1911, murfreesboro hospital company, may have been abandoned for. This website has been designed with our residents, visitors, and businesses in mind, to provide online information that is easy to. All members agree to abide by the abaas code of ethics. Rutherford county historical society publications 9 rchs. The box contains letters only a few of which appear also in the letterbook, dated december 1861 to september 1865. Some of the earliest people in rutherford county by date of their birth prior to 1800 much of the following information taken from rutherford co. One of the earliest adoptions american antiquarian society. Founded in 1812, it is the oldest historical society in the united states with a national focus. Thank you for your support of aass acquisitions program.
Sunday schools, religious organizations, and parents all. Adoptabook american antiquarian society 185 salisbury street worcester, ma 016091634 not ready to adopt your favorite item. American antiquarian society eastmans online genealogy. Find county courthouse in rutherford county, nc on yellowbook. American antiquarian society worcester 2020 all you need. For men, women, and children, contraband camps were impermanent way stations on the journey to freedom. The abaa provides a forum for antiquarian booklovers to buy, sell, discuss, appraise and enjoy books. Due to religious persecution by the lutheran church and the government in wurttemberg, the group moved to the united states, where representatives initially purchased land in butler county, pennsylvania. The oldest historical society in the country with a national focus, the aas continues.
Catalog record enlarge image adopt a book home religious publications were a bread and butter part of the book business for mcloughlin brothers, and for other publishers of the era. The american antiquarian society aas was established by an act of the massachusetts general court in 1812, through the efforts of isaiah thomas, worcester printer and patriot, who donated his collection of 8,000 volumes as the foundation of the collection. Rutherford county, north carolina special collections at. The county seat is the beautiful old city of murfreesboro, and is the home of middle tennessee state university. Member of the independent research libraries association the american antiquarian society library houses the largest and most accessible. The rutherford county archives welcomes general enquiries and requests. American antiquarian society worcester, massachusetts. The american antiquarian society aas has been committed to sharing americas stories for more. This littleknown rival to the library of congress houses one of the largest collections of pre1876 american books, newspapers, and manuscripts. American antiquarian society 185 salisbury street worcester, ma 016091634 bacon, edward w. Are you looking for a place to escape from the hustle and bustle. American libraries canadian libraries universal library community texts project gutenberg biodiversity heritage library childrens library.
The american antiquarian society aas maintains a major research library in american history, literature, and culture through 1876. Plenty of people in worcester drive by the american antiquarian society every day, but few know about the vast amounts of knowledge held inside. African american heritage museum of rutherford county, forest city, north carolina. Eleven is a lucky number for some of us at the american antiquarian.
The antiquarian booksellers association of america was founded in 1949 to promote interest in rare and antiquarian books and book collecting, and to foster collegial relations. Composed of a variety of shelters, often hastily constructed by the residents themselves, some became overcrowded with tragically high mortality rates, and many former slaves avoided the. Ernest rutherford 18711937, 1st baron rutherford of nelson, new zealandborn british physicist, winner of nobel prize in chemistry, 1908 autograph letter signed rutherford from the father of nuclear physics ernest rutherford, 1st baron rutherford of nelson, inviting the anthropologist j. On february 15, 1805, the group of approximately 400 followers formally. Since 1949, the antiquarian booksellers association of america abaa has helped people in the u. The emily dickinson archive makes highresolution images of dickinsons surviving manuscripts available in open access, and provides readers with a website through which they can view images of manuscripts held in multiple libraries and archives. The american antiquarian society aas, located in worcester, massachusetts, is both a learned society and national research library of pretwentieth century american history and culture. Rutherford county is just miles down i24 from nashville, the capital of tennessee, the home of country music, and the home of the tennessee titans and nashville predators. Publisher rutherford county historical society collection middletennesseestateuniversity. While our members sell, buy, and appraise books and. This is a separate publication of the north carolina times new berne.1562 47 1416 1226 1612 22 415 501 732 166 836 992 791 704 141 1139 1227 1446 998 155 1346 1152 1142 987 892 523 471 135 219 724 29 165 1182 667 616 244 1029 794 680 796 978