Magic: The Christine Drennon European Lantern Slide Collection

Special Collections Research Center holds a variety of early photography collections, one of the most interesting being the Christine Drennon European lantern slide collection. This collection consists entirely of glass lantern slides, an early method of showcasing photography. Glass lantern slides are unique and curious objects, and are quite singular, Continue Reading

Recently Digitized Collections – Part 2

Continued from Part 1. Edith McChesney Ker papers – C0077 This collection was processed by Special Collections Research Center Staff. The inventory was added by Brittney Falter. A portion of this collection was digitized by Digitization Intern for the Fall 2018 Semester Andrew Morrison. “An avid photographer of wildlife and Continue Reading

Before and Beyond 1968: Exhibit Reception

SCRC is hosting an exhibit discussion and reception for Before + Beyond 1968: Three Civil Rights Movements in America on Thursday Jan. 31, 2019. It will run from 3:30 – 5:00 and will take place in the Seminar Room in  SCRC, 2400 Fenwick. The featured speaker is Dr. Spencer Crew, George Mason University Robinson Continue Reading

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