Category: Special Collections and Archives

Digital Preservation Video Example

Audio-Video Digitization and Preservation from Home

Digital preservation work at DePaul University Special Collections and Archives has adjusted while working entirely remote. Changing and creating new opportunities has allowed us to reassess the direction that was initially planned for the year. The result has allowed Special Collections and Archives to create and establish new digital preservation

2020 AMAIP Intern Jahru McCulley

Student Internship Opportunity with the Black Metropolis Research Consortium

DePaul University Special Collections and Archives has partnered with the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) to offer a paid summer internship opportunity for a DePaul student. This summer’s internship will be remote, and care has been taken to design an engaging online experience with other interns, the host site’s staff,

Black History and Experiences through Book Arts

In honor of Black History Month, Special Collections and Archives are highlighting Black artists and their creations from our book arts collection. The books and prints range from autobiographical stories to exploring Black history and identity as well as racism and anti-Black racism, police discrimination and brutality, and violence motivated

DePaul Documentary Corps: From the Classroom into the Archives

In the winter and spring quarters of 2021, DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives will partner with the HumanitiesX Collaborative on a new internship course, the DePaul Documentary Corps. The course, led by HumanitiesX Faculty Director, Prof. Lisa Dush, will teach students oral history, the ethics of documentary practice, and give

Book Cover that gives the title as La Virgen Mexicana with an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe with two angels and other decorative elements.

Rare Latin American Texts Donated to Special Collections and Archives

Donation from Rev. Stafford Poole, C.M. Adds Important Titles about the History of Religion, Mexico, and Our Lady of Guadalupe to SPCA Special Collections and Archives (SPCA) had just finished processing a large donation of books from Rev. Stafford Poole, C.M. to the DePaul University Library when the campus transitioned

Title page of the book Decretum Almae Universitatis Parisiensis

Saint Vincent’s Reading List: LXXV The Theology Faculty of the College of the Sorbonne

Decretum Almæ Universitatis Parisiensis. Anno salutis 1626, die XII. Kal. Majas Maturinensi, scribendo adfuerunt rector, Decani, Procuratories, Magistri, Universitas Studiorum. [Paris?]: [Publisher not identified], [1626?]  SpC. 273.7 S233tYu1626 The University of Paris, founded in 1150, is the second oldest of the great European medieval universities.  Arguably, it became the most