Category: Image Collection

DePaul Joins the Digital Public Library of America

Following last year’s launch of the Illinois Digital Heritage Hub of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the first group of materials from DePaul University’s Special Collections and Archives is now available through one of the world’s largest collection of digital images. Drawing primarily, at present, from its Lincoln

St. Vincent’s Handwritten Letters

In 1969, DePaul University acquired its first original, handwritten letter by St. Vincent de Paul (1581-1660), presented by the well-known book collector and DePaul alumnus Abel Berland. Since that time, through other generous gifts and judicious purchases, it has added to that first letter seven-fold. DePaul’s eight Vincent letters represents

DePaul University Library’s Image Collection on Flickr!

The DePaul University Library’s Image Collection would like to announce that it now has a Flickr page! The photostream can be found here:  We’re hoping to highlight some of the various collections that are being digitized at DePaul University. The source for these images, as well as additional digititzed

DePaul University Buildings Collection

In the early 1960s, DePaul launched a ten-year master plan, “Program for Greatness.” The plan featured mock-ups of the Lincoln Park campus, proposed buildingssome completed, some not and various statistics on the university (which boasted an average annual salary of $8,124 for faculty). The decade surely saw greatness achieved at