Many of these collections are publicly available, but due to contractual and licensing issues, several collections are restricted to computers on campus or to users logged into the Bucknell network from off campus.
Adieu Saigon...: Adieu Saigon, Au Revoir Hanoi (also known as the Beaucarnot Project) is a large, collaborative project that involved several people from Bucknell University and California Lutheran University. The project ties together the diary of a young woman from 1943 French colonial Indochina, the journey she took while keeping the diary, and the journey re-traced by a team of history students and their professor in 2004. The project's web site includes a complete history and explanation of the project as well as additional supporting research.
Artists' Books Collection: Images of select holdings from the artists' books collection held in Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University. .
Bucknell History Collection: Images of Bucknell University from the university archives photograph collection in Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University.
Construction: The Construction Collection contains photographs and architectural drawings (i.e., blueprints) used by Civil & Environmental Engineering students at Bucknell. The collection currently contains photos and drawings from all phases of construction of the O'Leary Center. In the future, we imagine materials from additional existing buildings and future construction projects on campus will be added. Access is currently limited to the Bucknell community because of contractual agreements with architectural firms.
Costume History: The Costume History Collection, a database of over 450 images, was developed from the Abridged History of Costume by Beverly and Stephen Sbarge, eds. The collection contains images portraying various hairstyles, jewelry, and garments. These fashions range from the ancient Egyptian to contemporary styles from such designers as Gianni Versace and Calvin Klein. Users can search by title, creator, culture or nationality, time period, century, or subject matter. To search across all fields, search by keyword. The collection contains images licensed from a vendor, which are licensed specifically for educational use - classroom projection or personal research. Images may not be used in publications without written consent from the image owner. This collection is restricted to computers on campus or users logged in to the Bucknell network.
DeGregorio Collection of Antiquities: Digital images representing antiquities donated by Dr. and Mrs. Bart DeGregorio to the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library's Special Collections/University Archives, Bucknell University. Among the antiquities in the collection are a wedge-shaped script on Babylonian cuneiform clay tablets, Egyptian hieroglyphs on papyrus, a Mesoamerican ceremonial implement carved on bone, and an Armenian illuminated manuscript scroll.
East Asia: The East Asian Studies Collection was initiated by Martha Shaunessy of Bucknell University's East Asian Studies Department as a way to share images of East Asia with the educational community. Photographs in the collection were taken by participants in a grant-sponsored trip to China in 2005.
East Asia: Tchou Collection: The Tchou East Asian Collection is a database of over 900 images taken by Wei Kang Tchou and Sheng Tchou on their excursions through China. This set of photographs was created as an addition to Bucknell's pre-existing East Asian Studies Collection, but is also accessible as its own collection. Users can search by title, object type, or subject matter. To search across all fields, search by keyword.
Nelson F. Davis Covered Bridges Photograph Collection: Digital images of Pennsylvania covered bridges reproduced from slides, negatives, and original photographs taken between 1936 and 1937 by Dr. Nelson F. Davis, who was a Professor of Biology at Bucknell University from 1898 to 1939. This collection is held in the manuscript collections of Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University.
Samek Art Museum: The Samek Art Museum's collection consists of over 5,500 works. Digital images represent the diversity of the Museum's holdings and include images of objects from Europe, North and South America, Africa, China, Japan, and the Pacific region. The collection is composed of artwork from ancient times through the contemporary period and includes a variety of media formats.
World War II Posters: The World War II Posters Collection was created by History 100 students in Professor David Del Testa's history class at Bucknell University using a collection of World War II posters held in Special Collections/University Archives. Students selected individual posters, worked in pairs to research their selection, and presented their findings through a digital image of the original poster and a research paper summarizing their findings. The World War II Posters Collection is a digital collection of their work, making their work more widely accessible. This collection is available to the Public.
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