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WSU's rarest book? Frederick Meserve's Historical Portraits
This essay explores the unusual purchase of one of the rarest books produced in the twentieth century.
Grant to survey Manuscript and Photograph collection for preservation needs and to create preservation photocopies for the McWhorter collection and contact prints for the Henderson and Hutchison collections.
We propose to conduct a prioritized preservation survey of processed manuscript and visual collections in WSU MASC, and to create preservation photocopies from the Lucullus V. McWhorter collection and preservation contact ...
The Unlikely Acquisition of one of the Rarest Books of the Twentieth Century.
(Easy Access Newsletter for the Northwest Archivists, 2007-12)
Sustaining a digital collection after the grants: the Early Washington Maps Project
Abstract: Purpose – Aims to provide an overview of methods for digitizing maps, the creation and preservation of a digital collection, interoperable database construction, and an examination of the real costs associated ...
The wonderful world of Printed ephemera. Podcast (audio slide show)
(Washington State Magazine, 2006-11)
A brief overview of printed ephemera, most notable the chapbook, and the time I spent working in the John Johnson Collection at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
A visual journey through Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s personal library and other Woolf related collections at the Washington State University Libraries
Shortly after Leonard Woolf’s death in 1969, Washington State University purchased the bulk of Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s personal, working library: some 9,912 books. Since this initial acquisition, librarians in the ...
Audio Slide Show. Historical Portraits
(WSU Today, 2008)
In the rare books vault in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections of Terrell Library there is an extremely rare set of Civil War portrait books purchased by WSU in the early 1940’s. What makes each one of these ...
The Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive: A tri-state online history database and learning center
(Library Hi Tech, 2/13/2007)
Abstract: Purpose – This paper aims to describe the three state digital archive collaboration between the Washington, Oregon, and Idaho state historical societies, and Washington State University, a multi-campus university. ...
Collection development for digital photographs
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2007)
Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss the challenges involved in collecting and managing digital photographs and provide advice for librarians in appraising, formulating collection development policies, ...