Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Congressional
Scope and Contents
The Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection at Florida Atlantic University offers a wide variety of primary source materials suitable for research in the disciplines of history, political science, philosophy, pre-law and linguistics. With more than 13,000 items, the collection consists of printed and manuscript materials dating from the fifteenth century to the modern era. Materials include rare books, pamphlets, historical newspapers and journals, broadsides and cartoons, and documents. The Weiner Pamphlet Congressional Series represents over 1,400 pamphlets covering nearly 200 years in our nation's history. The pamphlets contain sermons, speeches and other material presented by clergy, congressman, and statesmen in the House and Senate of the United States Congress.
- Created: 1764-1953
- Other: Majority of material found in 1764-1953
Conditions Governing Access
Collections are available for supervised use in the Special Collections reading room during regular hours or by appointment. Users are required to complete a registration form and to comply with regulations governing use. Research assistance may be available but please email or phone first to set up an appointment. Photocopies or electronic copies of material in the collections may be provided within copyright limits but may not be ready immediately. In addition, selected materials are digitized and available electronically through the Digital Library.
Conditions Governing Use
Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). FAU Libraries adhere to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any subsequent use of a reproduction in excess of " fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement. When using electronic copies or images, please keep in mind that copyright law applies. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission from the rights holder when copying material in excess of fair use. Restriction in the copying of materials may be imposed if the researcher does not have written permission from the rights holder. Should the researcher use or reproduce special collections material when submitting or publishing his or her own writing or research, the author should credit Florida Atlantic University Libraries Special Collections. If research at FAU Special Collections results in publication, we would appreciate citation information that would allow us to reference that work to future researchers. Also, If the researcher desires to reuse material for commercial use, please contact Special Collections.
24.00 Linear Feet
45 document boxes other_unmapped
Language of Materials
Annaleah Morse updated this collection in 2016. In 2013, Rita Pellen, Teresa Van Dyke, Rick Cullen, Kate Dahlstrand, Christopher Rodgers, and Victoria Thur processed this collection.
- Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection Pamphlets -- Congressional
- Rita Pellen, Teresa Van Dyke, Rick Cullen, Kate Dahlstrand, Christopher Rodgers, Annaleah Morse, and Victoria Thur
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