Below are links to University Archives and Special Collections material that has been digitized. Faculty who are interested in incorporating non-digitized historic material into their online courses are welcome to contact Kelsey Duinkerken (email@example.com) or Heather Willever-Farr (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss the possibilities.
In addition to providing access to digital collections, the Archives and Special Collections are committed to providing on-line active learning experiences for any La Salle course. La Salle's historic collections contain material that is relevant to a myriad of disciplines, from the life sciences to religious studies. We welcome the opportunity to work with faculty on developing meaningful virtual experiences for students.
Many of La Salle's historical publications have been digitized and are available online, including: yearbooks, alumni magazines, faculty newsletters, athletics media guides, and more.
The full list is available HERE.
A virtual exhibit exploring the families who resided at the historic Belfield residence located on La Salle's campus.
This exhibit explores the Wister family's participation in the Civil War, along with the broader history of Philadelphia's role in the War.
This exhibit explores the lives of those who resided in the Belfield and Wakefield properties situated on La Salle University's campus.
Conflict and Counterculture: Finding the Visual History of the Sixties
This exhibit presents advertisements and political ephemera for the viewer to analyze and discover how these visual sources can be utilized beyond their aesthetic appeal, and how they can reveal information about American society during a period of monumental change.
Devotion: An Iconography of the Life of Jesus
This exhibit presents a study of illustrations from the Connelly Library’s collection of rare Bibles and prayer books. The focus is on eight scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, taken from works from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries.
Rick McCarty (1950-2012), a Vietnam War veteran, explored the depths of PTSD in his pencil drawings, often embellished with text.
Interview with McCarty
Published between 1989 and 1996, Vietnam Generation served as a premier source of essays, artwork, poetry and other materials for the field of Vietnam War studies.
This collection contains hundreds of rare historic bibles and prayer books, many with illustrations. Twenty-six items from this collection were digitized by Villanova University staff and made available through its digital library.