U.K. National Map Reading Week

This year, the U.K. has established a National Map Reading Week, run by the Ordnance Survey, to encourage people to use and understand the importance of maps. Special Collections Research Center here at George Mason University also recognizes this importance and decided that we would feature just some of the wonderful maps we have in […]

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Northern Virginia Civil War Images Collection

We have recently contributed to the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Civil War in the American South collaborative website. ¬†This website links to primary source materials, focusing on the American South, created between 1850 and 1865, from 24 contributing institutions. We have successfully digitized and added 121 images¬† and text documents from three collections: […]

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