Digital Collections at Bryn Mawr College feature materials such as photographs, maps, newspapers, letters, reports and other media from Special Collections and Visual Resources at Bryn Mawr College. Many of the databases and repositories that house these collections are created as part of the Tri-College Digital Initiatives and also include materials from Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges as well. The collections emphasize rare and unique materials as well as archival materials related to the history of the College.
Find college yearbooks (through 1949), annual reports, early issues of student literary magazines (Fortnightly Philistine, Tipyn O'Bob, Counterpoint, The Title), college calendars and course guides, and early issues of the Alumnae Bulletin (through 1940). We've also uploaded a selection of older publications in the public domain, including an extensive collection of books about women and crime, as well as some other volumes that have been digitized upon request.
Finding aids for a select group of manuscript and archive collections are available through the PACSCL Finding Aids Site. In addition, search finding aids for manuscript and archival collections for all of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) members.
This guide provides a comprehensive list of Digital Collections at Bryn Mawr College, which comprise digitized primary source materials from Special Collections at Bryn Mawr College. This includes items from the Rare Book and Manuscript collection, the College Archives, and the Art and Artifact Collections. It also includes some image collections from Visual Resources.
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Work at Bryn Mawr College is an open access repository of the scholarship and publications of the Bryn Mawr community.
Triarte features art and artifacts from collections at Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges.
Triptych is a digital initiative of the Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore College Libraries that features digitized versions of collections owned by Special Collections at Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections, Swarthmore College Peace Collection, and Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College. This includes letters, ephemera, scrapbooks, photo albums, images, book plates and more. It also includes archival materials from all three colleges.
Individual volumes and collections online:
an early 16th century Italian treatise on the gods and commentary on Virgil's Aeneid
the Castle Hours number 3, which is part of the University of Pennsylvania's Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image database
Bryn Mawr College’s Single Leaf Manuscripts Collection comprises an eclectic assembly of manuscript leaves in a variety of languages and given by a number of donors.
The Collections are open to students, faculty and staff of the Tri-Colleges. Researchers from other institutions and independent scholars are also welcome. Please contact us before your visit to ensure that we will be able to provide assistance with and access to the research materials you need.
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