Category Archives: Friday Feature

A bit tardy ~ new guides for July!

Finding aids are maps to collections and the following is a list of the 6 finding aids for SCARC collections that were completed or updated during July 2014.  All are available through the NWDA finding aids database as well as … Continue reading

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The closing of the co-ops, the adding of some archives

With the closing of Avery Lodge, Azalea House, Oxford House, and Dixon Lodge in June 2014 our collections archivist Karl McCreary has been REALLY busy. He brought in nearly 25 cubic feet of items, dating from the 1950s to 2014, … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: new finding aids in May!

Look at what we were up to last month! We added finding aids for 8 new collections this May, bringing the SCARC total to 767 finding aids in the Northwest Digital Archives finding aids database! All are available through the NWDA … Continue reading

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Fabulous new finding aids!

Look out! Our arrangers and describers have been busy this month. 10 finding aids for SCARC collections were completed during April 2014. All are available through the NWDA finding aids database, as well as on the SCARC website, and MARC … Continue reading

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Layers: Past & Present

We love it when students use our collections creatively.  In Winter term Julia Bradshaw, Assistant Professor in the Art Department asked Ruth Vondracek to conduct a class for Art 399: Concepts In Digital Imaging.   The students learned how to use … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: more finding aids!

Following is a list of 9 finding aids for SCARC collections that were completed during March 2014. All are available through the NWDA finding aids database as well as on the SCARC website. MARC records for the collections are available … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: SCARC updates

A lot has been happening around SCARC lately! We are in the midst of installing a new exhibit on the Obo Addy Legacy Project and Milagro (officially known as the Miracle Theater Group) in the 5th floor foyer. OMA curator … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Birthday to OSU Flickr Commons!

Five years and a handful of days ago we embarked on a trip into unchartered territories. What would happen if we joined other cultural heritage institutions in the newly born Flickr Commons? It was an easy choice for me — … Continue reading

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Friday Feature Mystery: What on Earth Is Going On?

We received a strange black-and-white photo at SCARC from the College of Agricultural Sciences recently. No date for the photo was given, nor a description. Unsure of what the photo was depicting, our accessioning guru (Karl McCreary) chose to describe … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: Fabulous Finding Aids

Winter storms and holidays limited the number of finding aids completed during December… But there were still guides written for 5 collections, including 3 new collections (received in 2012) and 2 map collections. Arrangement and Decription Archivist Elizabeth Neilsen says … Continue reading

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