Photographs and Pictorial Works

Lincoln Highway Digital Image Collection

Description

The Lincoln Highway Association archive was donated to the University of Michigan's Transportation Library in 1937. The archive, transferred to the Special Collections Library in 1992, consists of materials from the central office in Detroit dating from 1912 up through the late 1930s. There are letters, manuscript trip logs, minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors, reports, contracts, financial statements, drawings, press releases, maps, brochures and guides, including the 1928 logbook of Lincoln Highway markers made by local Boy Scouts, and photographs. The photographic portion of the archive consists of approximately 3,000 images, including views of construction underway, towns and cities, markers, bridges, cars, camp sites, scenic views, and snapshots of Association directors and field secretaries traveling the route.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10099
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Alternative Titles
CORSAIR: Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Description

The collection spans some ten centuries of Western illumination, and contains manuscripts from all the major schools, including some of the great masterpieces of medieval manuscript art.

Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10095
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Art, Architecture & Engineering Library: Lantern Slide Collection

Alternative Titles
AAEL Lantern Slide Collection
Description

The Art, Architecture and Engineering Library Lantern Slide Collection is a collection of approximately 17,000 lantern slides of architectural and geographic topics. Lantern slides are glass slides that were used from the late nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century. They are made of two thin panes of glass that measure 3" X 4 1/4" or 3" X 3". Usually the slide is composed of a layer of emulsion laid on one pane of glass and covered by the other pane, but sometimes there is actually a layer of film sandwiched between the glass panes.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10063
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

WorldImages

Description
WorldImages provides access to the California State University IMAGE Project. It contains over 60,000 images, is global in coverage and includes all areas of visual imagery. WorldImages is accessible anywhere and its images may be freely used for non-profit educational purposes. The images can be located using many search techniques, and for convenience they are organized into some 600 portfolios which are then organized into subject groupings.
Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10039
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Silent Film Still Archive

Alternative Titles
SFSA
Description
An archive of original photos, advertising, and other memorabilia from silent films, and a few early sound films (especially those featuring silent film performers).
Type
Images
Coverage
Photos scanned from original, vintage photographs issued by motion picture studios when the films were released during the silent era. 1915 - 1933
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9757
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

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