Our digital resources provide insight into our collection and into the premodern world in a variety of ways. Below are links to exhibitions, maps, manuscripts, and other primary sources materials. Note: these links will take you away from the Bell Library web site; use your back button to return to this page.
Digital Exhibits & Learning Resources
(*Indicates K-12 content)
Other Exhibits that Include Bell Library Materials
Primary Source Documents
A variety of primary source documents are available through the University of Minnesota Libraries' UMedia Archive. To find James Ford Bell Library materials, browze by Collecting Organization. Below are links to just of a few of the documents and archival collections you will find there. Finding aids (collection inventories) are available for the Jesuit and Izcue y Arias collections, as well as for several other collections, some of which have been digitized and can be found in UMedia.
John Gabriel Stedman Archive & Book Manuscript, 1772-1796. Journal, diaries, letters, and the manuscript "proof copy" of Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition.
Bartholomeus Anglicus, Le propriétaire des choses (ca. 1400). An illuminated and decorated manuscript encyclopedia.