Examples of Special Collections

7th January 2017 | Category : Special Collections

Examples of special collections within the Digital Commons community.

Charles P. Russell Collection, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Charles P. Russell (1893-1945), from Kalamazoo, Michigan, received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1917. Shortly after commencement, he was commissioned in the Aviation Section of the U.S. Signal Corps. The items in this digital collection contain the records of Charles P. Russell’s service as a military aviator and of his years travelling for the Continental Aircraft Engine Company.

Launching Through the Surf: The Dory Fleet of Pacific City, Linfield College
Launching through the Surf: The Dory Fleet of Pacific City focuses on the historical and contemporary role of dorymen and dories in the life of the coastal village of Pacific City, Oregon. The Linfield College Department of Theatre and Communication Arts, the Jereld R. Nicholson Library, the Linfield Center for the Northwest, the Pacific City Arts Association, and the Pacific City Dorymen’s Association have joined forces to engage in this collaborative college and community venture.

Maine Song and Story Sampler, University of Maine
The Maine Song and Story Sampler contains songs and stories from the Maine Folklife Center’s collection from over fifty areas of Maine and the Maritime Provinces, creating a representative sample of geographical and cultural traditions. You can browse through the whole collection by location, title, artist, or collector, or check out the related Curriculum Connections Series.