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A repository of images of art, architecture, and design. PLEASE NOTE: The Artstor website will be retired on August 1, 2024. Content, key resources, and functionality are moving to JSTOR. Follow this link for more information.
Our collections include a wide variety of manuscripts, papers, books, audio and film reels, and photographs that document the development of Cooper Union, as well as the continued contributions and achievements of our faculty, founders, and alumni. Collections documented on this site include institutional records such as leases and annual reports; documentation of student experience in the form of yearbooks and course catalogs; and the personal papers of key figures in Cooper Union history, including Peter Cooper and Abram S. Hewitt.
Evans-TCP, a partnership among the TCP, the Readex division of NewsBank, and the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), created 5,000 accurately keyed and fully searchable SGML/XML text editions from among the 40,000 titles available in the online Evans Early American Imprints collection (series I).
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies has its roots in New Haven, Connecticut but its collection now spans the Americas, Europe, and Israel. For more than three decades its mission has stayed the same: to record and project the stories of those who were there.
The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. It includes millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. The Wayback Machine provides access to Web history as far back as 1996.
The New York City Municipal Archives Online Gallery of over 1.6 million images. Selected from the world-class historical collections of the Archives, most of these unique photographs, maps, documents, motion pictures, and audio recordings are being made accessible for the first time. The gallery includes many complete collections; for others, only representative samples are currently on display.
Download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images—right now, without asking. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to more than 4.4 million 2D and 3D digital items from our collections—with many more to come. This includes images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.
The Voices from the Great Hall digital platform encompasses all known sound and video recordings made in the Hall and held by The Cooper Union dating back to John Dewey’s 1941 address "In Philosophy." This historical collection, which documents over 3,000 Great Hall programs, also includes photographs, fliers, press releases, and other ephemera dating back to 1859.