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Digital Collections

Format-Based Collections

In order to manage the materials we select and scan from within various collections, we group them by collecting area and format of material. Some of the material in the following collections appears in the subject/theme collections listed above and is best searched and used in that subject context. Other material appears only in these collections and may be discovered through keyword and other searches.

About the collections

Our Digital Collections site offers free worldwide access to the unique primary historical and cultural resources held by the Temple University Libraries and to selected scholarly works and other publications produced at Temple. We are actively digitizing additional materials; to suggest materials you believe should be digitized, please contact us at:

Browse Collections by Subject

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Legacy Collections

Search Digital Diamond , our legacy catalog of digital objects scanned from 2000 to 2007:
  • McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Collection -- news photographs ca. 1860- 1982
  • Betancourt Slide Collection -- images of Philadelphia architecture
  • C. William Fox Architectural Slide Collection -- architecture slides of important local and international buildings
  • Worcester Art History Photograph Collection -- images of worldwide architectural and art history photographs ca. 1890-1920