This exciting project was made possible through the LYRASIS Mass Digitization Collaborative – a Sloan Foundation grant-subsidized program that has made digitization easy and affordable for libraries and cultural institutions across the country.
Through the Collaborative’s partnership with the Internet Archive, all items were scanned from cover- to-cover (with limited exceptions due to privacy requirements of the college’s alumnae office) and in full color. You can choose from a variety of formats, page through a book choosing the “read online” option, download the PDF or search the full text version.
The project has already simplified archival research by providing easy access to information or photos for alumnae from the early years of the college. It provides a window into the past – campus life, academics, social life, etc.. In previewing the new online archive Liz Bagley, Director of Library Services, was excited to discovered her mother’s sophomore yearbook photos. “Ones I’d never seen before – a great treat on what would have been her birthday today!” The library anticipates adding additional items, including articles from alumnae magazines, president’s reports, college bulletins, and other historic material.
To view the collections, simply visit http://www.archive.org/details/agnesscottcollege. If you have any questions about this project and the works that have been digitized, please contact Marianne Bradley, Library Administrative Coordinator and Archives Manager, at 404-471-6090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.