Local Digital Collections

Connect to materials digitized from Snell Library’s print and archival collections and to other local materials in digital form:

  • Boston's Latino Community History (Open Access)
    The documents, images, and posters in this digital collection were selected from the Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción records and the La Alianza Hispana records held in the Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Department. These records available in this online collection document public policy formation, community relations, affordable housing, urban planning and housing rehabilitation, cultural and educational programming, violence prevention, and minority rights in Boston during the last decades of the 20th century.
  • Freedom House Photographs (Open Access)
    Note: NU Libraries Digital Collections
    Over 2400 images and photographs selected from the Freedom House records held in the NU Libraries, Archives and Special Collections. The images date from 1950-1975 and document early activities to create an integrated Roxbury; citizen participation in the urban renewal of Roxbury; and early oversight of Boston Public Schools desegregation.
  • Internet Archive: Northeastern University Collections and more (Open Access)
    Note: Northeastern collections developed in partnership with the Boston Library Consortium (BLC) and the Open Content Alliance.
    Digitized versions of unique and rare books from libraries, museums, and historical institutions, including Northeastern University Libraries collections, such as historical Course Catalogs.
    Includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as the Wayback Machine for archived web pages. Especially useful for persons with disabilities due to its services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other persons with disabilities.
  • IRis: Northeastern's Digital Archive (Open Access)
    IRis is a digital archive that collects, manages, preserves, and shares the intellectual output and historical record of Northeastern University.
  • Northeastern's Historical Photographs (Open Access)
    Note: NU Libraries Digitial Collections
    A growing collection of images relating to the University from 1902 to the present. In the collection, you will find representations of academic programs, student life, faculty, the campus, athletics, and University events including commencement.
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