Early 20th century glass lantern slide

Silent Film Coming Attraction Slides

Check out our excellent collection of truly singular silent film  transparencies, used as lantern slides to show coming attractions at the nickelodeon (movie theater). c.1917-1922. Publicly accessible.

 

 

 

 

Binder, Joseph (Austrian painter and printmaker, 1898-1972, active in the United States); Date: 195-; Material: posters; poster artistsMid-Century Modernist Graphic Design

 Joseph Binder was one of the most prolific graphic designers of the mid-20th century. His illustration work, minus a few pieces in private collections, is largely considered lost. You must be logged into ARTstor (registration free with your Purchase email address) to view this collection.

 

 

 
Egyptian costume

History of Costume, from 3100 BCE to 1965

You have to be logged into ARTstor (registration free with your Purchase email address) to see these beauties. Our 35mm slides illuminate the ancient fashions of Egypt, Greece, & Rome. c. 1447- 2000 BCE.

 

 

Pride parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2012Cultural Heritage & Pride

The DCC creates regular digital exhibitions highlighting cultural heritage and pride with open access resources. These collections accompany Library book displays & they emphasize diversity and inclusion. c. 1776-Present. Publicly accessible.

 

 

 

Campus Publications

 Campus Publications

Now you’ll never miss a single issue! Check out Purchase College’s flagship newspaper, The Load. You have to be logged into ARTstor (registration free with your Purchase email address) to see our ever-growing collection of campus publications.

 

 

Detail of campus construction

Purchase Campus Construction

This collection of photographs by Robert A. Harris documents the initial construction phases of the college in 1970. You have to be logged into ARTstor (registration free with your campus email address) to see these beautiful shots.


Digital Collections Mid-Century Press KitMid-Century Movie Press Kits

An outstanding collection of mint 1950s and 60s press kits resides in the Library. We’ve digitized several for your mid-century market research. You have to be logged into ARTstor (registration free with your Purchase email address) to see this collection.