Primary Source Media's Online Guides
Books of the Fairs
Browse by Subject
Browse by Collection
Addresses and reports of Mrs. Potter Palmer.
Chicago: Rand, McNally and Company. 1894
Reference No. 828; 1893-Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.; World's Columbian Exposition; 200 p.; A compilation of eleven reports, remarks, and addresses by Mrs. Potter Palmer, who was president of the Board of Lady Managers.
Reel: 96, No. 15
Administraçao Geral das Matas do Reino.
Lisbon: Fornecedores da Casa de Bragança. 1876
Reference No. 255; 1876-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; United States Centennial International Exhibition; Exposiçao de Philadelphia; 31 p.; A list of exhibited objects from Portugal, with a brief introduction by B. Barros Gomes.
Reel: 45, No. 11
[Advance sheets for the report of the commissioner of education].
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. 1898
Reference No. 1216; 1897-Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.; Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition; p. 1081-1109 (chapter 21); Possibly proofs for an extract from the U.S. commissioner of education's report for 1896-97.
Reel: 127, No. 14
The adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and family at the great fair, their observations and triumphs.
Chicago: Land and Lee. 1893
Reference No. 829; 1893-Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.; World's Columbian Exposition; 237 p.: ill.; Fictional account by "Quondam" (Charles McLellan Stevens) of a visit to the fair, including description based on an actual fire. Includes contemporary photographs of the fire and firemen who died.
Reel: 96, No. 16
Gand: Imprimerie C. Annoot-Braeckman. 1877
Reference No. 256; 1876-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; United States Centennial International Exhibition; Étude sur ses produits commerciaux; 47 p.: col. map; Descriptions of the products of Belgian Central Africa, written for the exposition by R.J. Bernardin.
Reel: 45, No. 12
After four centuries: the discovery of America to be commemorated by an international exposition at Chicago.
Chicago: Published for the Department of Publicity and Promotion. 1891
Reference No. 830; 1893-Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.; World's Columbian Exposition; 6 v. ( p.): maps; An announcement of the Columbian Exposition in English, French, Spanish, German, Swedish, and Danish.
Reel: 96, No. 17
Agricultural instructions for those who may emigrate to Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro: Imperial Instituto Artistico. 1875
Reference No. 257; 1876-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; United States Centennial International Exhibition; 121 p.: portrait, tables (some fold-out); A booklet by Nicolau Joaquim Moreira prepared at the request of the Brazilian commissioners for the Philadelphia exposition to promote Brazil's merits for agricultural production.
Reel: 45, No. 13
Agriculture and food products. Official catalogue of exhibitors.
San Francisco: Wahlgreen Company. 1915
Reference No. 1611; 1915-San Francisco, California, U.S.A.; Panama-Pacific International Exposition; 38 p.: ill., plans; Lists, with some description of exhibits in Department H, which covers farm equipment, animal products, forestry, and other areas.
Reel: 168, No. 12
The Ainu group at the Saint Louis exposition.
Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company. 1904
Reference No. 1358; 1904-St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.; Louisiana Purchase Centennial International Exposition; 118 p.: ill.; An essay by Frederick Starr on the life and customs of the Ainu people of northern Japan as featured at the exposition.
Reel: 147, No. 8