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Picture Research Sources & Strategies

Digital Images

SSC/CA Image Database
A searchable database of Sophia Smith Collection and College Archives digital images is available to researchers on-site in the Alumnae Gymnasium reading room.

MRBC Image Database
A searchable index to nearly 1000 digital images including early printed books, botanical illustrations, decorative bookbindings, contemporary artists books, and Sylvia Plath and Virginia Woolf materials is available on-site in the Mortimer Rare Book Collection.

Reproduction Services
The Special Collections provide scanning and other reproduction services (for a fee) to researchers and permit the use of digital cameras under specific conditions. Personal scanners are not allowed in the Alumnae Gymnasium reading room. Permission may be granted for use of special photography if arrangements are made in advance. See below for special policies and services for each of the Special Collections: