The Franklin Library Collection at Special Collections Research Center

 This post was written by Colleen Gerrity, Research Services Assistant in SCRC. Special Collections Research Center at George Mason University is the home to a plethora of classic literature and unique literary treasures. Sometimes, the literary classics are made to be unique treasures due to their exquisite design and rarity. Continue Reading

As in Egypt, As at the SCRC: C-SPAN Viewer Mail and Egyptian Mortuary Religion 

This post was written by Teo Rogers, Digitization Student Assistant for the C-SPAN records Digitization Project. You are a priest in ancient Egypt. Picture yourself in a dark workshop, lit only by a few flickering torches affixed to walls of ancient stone. The Anubis mask you wear is heavy, but Continue Reading

“An Archives For All Seasons” 2021 Calendar

Give time meaning again with the 2021 “An Archives for All Seasons” monthly calendar. For just $12 you can support two great causes and organize your upcoming year with an intriguing 2021 wall calendar. “An Archives for All Seasons” features images that highlight Virginia’s rich historical and cultural traditions from Continue Reading

Moving into the Modern Archival Age: Archives Space Implementation – Part 2

In my last post on SCRC’s transition to ArchivesSpace, our new Collections Management System, I talked about the steps we took to prepare our collections data to migrate to the new database. Now, it’s time to get into the migration and the details of how ArchivesSpace will ultimately benefit our Continue Reading