SCRC Fall Policies and Procedures

The Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center will be reopening on Monday, August 24 on an appointment-only basis for the Fall 2020 semester. Researchers requesting an appointment will need to know what collections they are interested in, the boxes or books they would like to use, and the estimated amount of Continue Reading

Cookbooks as a Journey through Time

This post was written by Colleen Gerrity, Reference Assistant. For the past three months, the people of the United States have stayed home due to the ongoing pandemic. Going to your favorite restaurant for a nice meal or socializing at a coffee-shop is temporarily a thing of the past. Now Continue Reading

Marchives Madness

  It is that time of year and SCRC is having another Marchives Madness contest. Our current exhibition is called “Showing Us Our Own Face”: Performing Arts and the Human Experience. All of the items have been digitized to replicate the physical exhibit as shown. To view all the items Continue Reading

“Incantations by Mayan Women”: A Look into Artists’ Books

This post was written by Emily Rusch, Research Services Archival Assistant. Many students at George Mason can guess that the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) carries all sorts of books; fiction, non-fiction, history of Virginia and George Mason related materials. However, did you know that SCRC also carries artists’ books? Continue Reading