Monthly Archives: December 2008

Digital Projects Showcase

The OWH library special collections and archives is a treasure trove of historically significant material.     The Academy was founded in 1778, and throughout its rich history the library has become the repository of rare and unique books, photographs, scrapbooks, maps, and other ephemera.  These are cataloged and organized and made available for use by students and outside researchers by special collections librarian Tim Sprattler and archivist Ruth Quattlebaum.   In stewarding these collections, we face the challenge of providing access to valuable and fragile materials while at the same time assuring that they are preserved and not damaged by use.

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A picture is worth a thousand words

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