Robinson Hall: The Beginning of the End (for now), Part 2

This is Part II of a multi-part series. To read Part I, visit https://vault217.gmu.edu/?p=7922 George Mason University faculty, staff, and students noticed increased activity around Robinson A when the Fairfax Campus reopened after the Winter Break on January 7th. Mason’s second academic building, originally completed in 1975, will be levelled during Continue Reading

Recently Digitized Collections – Part 1

SCRC has been hard at work getting various collections digitized over the past few months! Digitizing a collection is no simple trick – it’s laborious and time consuming in both intellectual and physical senses. Multiple SCRC archivists and student workers assist on the digitization of collections. From the processing of Continue Reading

Holiday Closure

Special Collections Research Center will be closed December 22-January 7 for the winter holiday.   Follow Special Collections Research Center on Social Media at our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. To search the collections held at Special Collections Research Center, go to our website and browse the finding aids by subject or title. You may also e-mail us or call Continue Reading

Student Reflections – Bill Keeler

This post was written by Bill Keeler, Processing Student Assistant. Bill is studying History with a focus in American History at George Mason University. Since processing the Randolph H. Lytton Historical Virginia collection, I have begun reprocessing the Zelda Fichandler papers. I had the chance to poke around the collection and many problems have presented themselves! Continue Reading

Student Reflections – Lana Mason

This post was written by Lana Mason, Processing Student Assistant. Lana has an Associate of Arts degree in Fine Arts from Piedmont Virginia Community College. She is currently studying Art History at George Mason University. Lana is the recipient of the University Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic Continue Reading