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Subject and Material Research Links

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(Amphibian) Checklist of Amphibian Species and Identification Guide: An Online Guide for the Identification of Amphibians in North America north of Mexico

http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/narcam/idguide/

Amphibian & reptile identification

http://animals.about.com/cs/amphibians/qt/arid.htm

Animal Diversity Web - Classification

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/classification/Animalia.html

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Butterfly Basics (Field Museum) Interested in discovering the difference between a butterfly & moth?

http://www.fmnh.org/exhibits/exhibit_sites/butterfly/basics.htm

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Copyright - When U.S. Works Pass into the Public Domain

http://www.unc.edu/~unclng/public-d.htm

Crosses Identification (on Coat of Arms)

http://www.familynamesonline.com/crosses1.html

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American Kennel Club Breeds (dogs)

http://www.akc.org/breeds/recbreeds/breeds_a.cfm

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Fabric University - How to Identify Textile Fibers Based on How They Burn.

http://www.fabriclink.com/Burntest.html
History of Fashion 1900-1990 http://www.vintageblues.com/history_main.htm
Antique & Vintage Clothing Timeline from 1839-1910s
Click on a decade to see real costume examples and photographs from each era!
http://www.corsetsandcrinolines.com/timeline.shtml
Flower Meanings -
Click on Flower Names to see Flower Pictures!
http://www.weddingflowersandmore.com/flower-meanings.htm-
List of Fraternal Organizations
(Wondering what those initials stand for?)
A-L - http://www.exonumia.com/art/society.htm
M-Z - http://www.exonumia.com/art/society2.htm

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Gemstone Index http://www.gemhut.com/gemidx.htm

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American Indian Symbol Dictionary http://www.kivatrading.com/symbol1.htm

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United States Patent and Trademark Office (Patents) http://www.uspto.gov/main/patents.htm
Virtual Plastics Museum Timeline http://www.plastiquarian.com/ind3.htm
Caring for Plastics http://www.plastiquarian.com/ind6.htm

A Strategy for the Care of Plastics

http://www.plastiquarian.com/survey/survey.htm
History of Plastics: (American Plastics Council) http://www.americanplasticscouncil.org/
History of Plastics: (about.com) http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blplastic.htm
Plastics Timeline 1000 BC to 2002 http://www.tangram.co.uk/TI-Polymer-Plastics_Timeline.html

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THE EMBL REPTILE DATABASE (European Molecular Biology Laboratory) http://www.embl-heidelberg.de/~uetz/LivingReptiles.html

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The Online Encyclopedia of American Silver Marks http://www.silvercollecting.com/silvermarksA.html
Basic Hallmark Identification http://www.modernsilver.com/basichallmarks.htm
BBC Antiques - Introduction to Silver and Metalware (Including Hallmarks) http://www.bbc.co.uk/antiques/collectors_guides/silver_index.shtml
SPRATLING SILVER Reference Website  http://www.spratlingsilver.com/index.htm
Victorian Symbolism http://victorianhairjewelry.com/symbols.html

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United States Patent and Trademark Office (Trademarks) http://www.uspto.gov/main/trademarks.htm

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