Entries Tagged as 'Digitization'

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

From Vivien Leigh to The Beatles: Angus McBean’s Photographs Online

The Harvard Theatre Collection is currently in the midst of a multi-year project to catalog and digitize the Angus McBean Collection of theatrical photographs. The collection consists of over 30,000 glass plate negatives and their accompanying contact proofs. Angus McBean was born in 1904 in Newport, South Wales, England. As a youth he was a […]

Friday, October 14th, 2011

New digitization roundup

[Thanks to Emilie Hardman, Public Services/Metadata Assistant, for contributing this post] Newly digitized items at Houghton include a significant array of material from manuscript collections, such as the Robert Gould Shaw papers, Mary Moody Emerson’s Almanac, the letters of Christophe Daniel Ebeling letters to William Bentley, research materials from the Charles S. Peirce collection, charmingly […]

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Woodberry Poetry Room Online

[Thanks to Christina Davis, Curator of the Woodberry Poetry Room, for contributing this post.] On the occasion of our 80th anniversary, the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University is proud to announce the creation of a new website that offers scholars and poetry-readers worldwide the opportunity to encounter rare and heretofore inaccessible recordings from its […]

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Theodore Roosevelt Scrapbooks Digitized

[thanks to Alison Harris, Roosevelt Project Cataloger/Metadata Specialist, for this post] Houghton’s collaborative digitization project of the Theodore Roosevelt manuscript materials with Dickinson State University in North Dakota includes 11 scrapbooks. The scrapbooks were particularly tricky to capture due to both the fragility of the newspaper clippings themselves and their often unwieldy size when unfolded. […]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Newly digitized items for June

Our largest-ever new digitization post includes a collection of correspondence of Benedict Arnold, manuscripts of Thoreau and Henry James, a collection of early 19th century drawings of English theaters, and much more. [Thanks to Emilie Hardman, Public Services/Metadata Assistant, and Susan Pyzynski, Associate Librarian for Technical Services, for contributing this post.]

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Newly digitized items for April

Images of Mt. Vesuvius, a collection of African-American folk ballads, and a 16th century type specimen are among this month’s newly digitized items. [Thanks to Emilie Hardman, Public Services/Metadata Assistant, for contributing this post.]

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Theodore Roosevelt, digitized

[Thanks to Alison Harris, Roosevelt Project Cataloger/Metadata Specialist, for contributing this post] As part of a collaborative project with Dickinson State University in North Dakota, material from the Theodore Roosevelt Collection is currently being digitized and linked to online finding aids. Particularly interesting is the correspondence between Theodore Roosevelt and his family, as it provides […]

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Newly digitized items for February

Manuscripts by Melville and Mozart, and drawings by Thackeray and Vizetelly, are among this month’s newly digitized items. [Thanks to Emilie Hardman, Public Services/Metadata Assistant, and Susan Pyzynski, Associate Librarian for Technical Services, for contributing this post.]

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Newly digitized items for December

Arthur Rackham illustrations for Peter Pan, a 13th-century manuscript poem, and a passionate plea from Dorothea Dix are among this month’s newly digitized items. [Thanks to Emilie Hardman, Public Services/Metadata Assistant, and Susan Pyzynski, Associate Librarian for Technical Services, for contributing this post.]

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Newly digitized items for November

[This is the first in a monthly series of Houghton books and manuscripts which have recently been digitized. Thanks to Emilie Hardman, Public Services/Metadata Assistant, and Susan Pyzynski, Associate Librarian for Technical Services, for contributing this post.]