Reston@50 A new digital exhibition on the history of Reston!

Reston, Virginia celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in April 2014, and SC&A has created a new digital exhibition on Reston’s history. Named Reston@50, the Omeka-based exhibition contains eight themed exhibits and more than one hundred exhibit items from the University Libraries’ collections pertaining to Reston.  The exhibition is part of a Continue Reading

Mother Martha

March is Women’s History Month, so my blog posts for this month will highlight SC&A’s collections that feature outstanding achievements by women. The Martha Pennino Papers document Pennino’s community activism and political career in Northern Virginia. The collection, featuring photographs, working papers, newspaper clips, and memorabilia, shows why Martha was Continue Reading

Collection of Papers Documenting New Town Development in the US and Abroad Now Available for Research in SC&A!

The David Pass papers have been processed and are available for use in SC&A. The collection documents Pass’s career at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, the Urban Development Corporation in New York, and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C. Contained in Continue Reading