Category Archives: Archive

Football Photos from The GFU Archives

The University Archives, housed in the MLRC, offers a huge volume of photos and writings from the earliest decades of the institution. Our staff recently retrieved several early football team photos, along with other memorabilia, and created a display.  Come … Continue reading

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Bookworms at the Library

Many people are not aware that bookworms really do exist — and can do a great deal of damage to library books. The GFU Library was contacted recently by the Friends Yearly Meeting in Hawaii. (Many people are not aware … Continue reading

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Discovering American Women’s History Online

http://cdm15838.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/women  Based at Middle Tennessee State University, this valuable database gives interested parties access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, and so on) that document the history of women in the United States. Visitors can browse the … Continue reading

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National Security Archive

Image via Wikipedia An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the National Security Archive (http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/) collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. It also serves as a repository of … Continue reading

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Northwest Digital Archives opens up GFU, other archival collections

Over one hundred additional archival collections at liberal-arts colleges in Washington and Oregon are now accessible on Northwest Digital Archives (NWDA). Funded by a $123,188 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the granting arm of the … Continue reading

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LOC Packard Campus

Opened in 2007, the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation in Culpeper, Va., was designed for the acquisition, cataloging, storage and preservation of the nation’s collection of moving images and recorded sounds. In partnership with the Packard Humanities Institute, … Continue reading

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British Newspaper Archive

British Newspapers, 1800-1900 http://newspapers.bl.uk/blcs/ The British Library has done historians a tremendous service by creating this extensive and thoroughly engaging collection of British newspapers from 1800 to 1900. The site contains over two million pages of 19th century newspapers, though … Continue reading

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Archive of Japanese American Relocation

Online Archive of the Japanese American Relocation during World War II http://departments.oxy.edu/digitalarch/web/index.htm From 1941 to 1946, Occidental College President Remsen DuBois Bird and College Librarian Elizabeth McCloy made it their mission to preserve articles, newspapers, pamphlets, and other items related … Continue reading

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Oregon Multicultural Archives

Oregon Multicultural Archives Digital Collection http://digitalcollections.library.oregonstate.edu/cdm4/client/cultural/index.html Ethnic minorities in Oregon are the subject of this Oregon State University Library website and the collection “consists of images that document the lives and activities of ethnic minorities in Oregon.” With its streamlined … Continue reading

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Drug Industry Document Archive

University of California, San Francisco: Drug Industry Document Archive http://dida.library.ucsf.edu/ This archive is one that will be of particular importance to those with an interest in public health, public policy, and the general activities of pharmaceutical companies. The Drug Industry … Continue reading

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