Tag Archive | digitization

Digitization of photo albums from the Mead Smith Karras papers

The photo albums in the Mead Smith Karras papers are currently being digitized and may not be requested for use.  Please contact us if you have questions about their availability.

Digitization of the Censored Newspaper Articles: quality control

This is the last report in a series on the Censored Newspaper Articles digitization project.  The first (Metadata Creation), second (Pre-scanning Treatment) and third (Scanning) installments are also available.  Scanning of the materials is not the end of the digitization process.  Quality control is the last step before the preservation images are archived, and the […]

Kabuki-related materials are digitized

A couple of weeks ago,  we posted the great news that 330 censored Kabuki scripts will be digitized by the Shochiku Otani Toshokan.  Though we have no Kabuki scripts in the Prange Collection (as far as we know), we’re happy to announce that we have recently digitized approximately 30 Kabuki-related books as a part of […]

The Victor E. Delnore Papers are online!

The Victor Delnore Papers have been digitized and can be found in Digital Collections @ the University of Maryland. One of the interesting items in the collection is a scrapbook documenting his time in Nagasaki that Delnore received as a farewell gift from the citizens of Nagasaki.  The scrapbook includes Delnore’s 1948 address at the […]

Digitization of the Censored Newspaper Articles: metadata creation

This post is the first in a series of reports on the Censored Newspaper Articles digitization project.  In addition to the 18,047 newspaper titles in the Prange Collection that are in published form, the Collection also has approximately 15,000 censored newspaper articles. These are either hand-written manuscripts, print galley proofs, censorship documents, or wired news […]

Additional Prange Collection Books Available at the National Diet Library of Japan (2014)

On March 12, 2014, approximately 1,500 Prange Collection books in the Social Sciences and Humanities were added to the National Diet Library of Japan’s Digital Collection.  That brings the total to approximately 13,000 Prange Collection titles available onsite in digital form at the National Diet Library of Japan, including 8,100 childrens’ books. These digitized books are […]

1 Million Digital Images!

After eight years of scanning the Prange Book Collection, we have reached the millionth image!  This is a significant milestone and an indication of the broad scope of this project. There is still much work to do, but we are fortunate to have the support of the National Diet Library of Japan as a partner […]