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Most likely a scene from the Mexican War. The uniforms of the Union troops are more similar to those used in the Mexican War. Fortress in the Civil War tended to be massive earthworks, rather than small stone fortresses. From the Roosevelt Civil War Envelopes Collection.

Student refectory in Mulledy Hall at Georgetown University. Collection: Photograph Selections from University Archives

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Welcome to DigitalGeorgetown

DigitalGeorgetown supports the advancement of education and scholarship at Georgetown and contributes to the expansion of research initiatives, both nationally and internationally. By providing the infrastructure, resources, and services, DigitalGeorgetown sustains the evolution from the traditional research models of today to the enriched scholarly communication environment of tomorrow, and it provides context and leadership in developing collaborative opportunities with partners across the campus and around the world.

Georgetown University Publications

Find official publications of the University's departments and centers, as well as a selection of key publications by Georgetown University Press (more...)

  • GU Press Books  Produced in collaboration with Georgetown University Press, this collection offers online access to key titles on Georgetown’s History, and Jesuit higher education.

  • GURT  Volumes in this series feature annual collections of selected essays from the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics. Held each year in Washington, D.C., GURT brings together distinguished linguists from around the world to explore the newest trends and theories in linguistics and language education.

Digital and Special Collections @ Georgetown

Discover some of the University's and Library's treasures. This virtual vault includes digitized manuscripts, historical photographs, printed books, artwork, and archival materials, spanning a period from the eighteenth century to the present.(more...)

  • Angelica: Art and Culture   Angelica provides the Georgetown University community with textual descriptions and digital surrogates of thousands of art history slides in the art history collection of the department of Art & Art History. Angelica contains more than 155,000 text records and 50,000 digital images. The database is for the exclusive educational use only of faculty and students at Georgetown University. A NetID is required for access.

  • Manuscripts Collection   Digitized manuscripts represent only a small fraction of the library’s manuscript holdings of over 1,200 separate collections. However, several important collections of eighteenth- and nineteenth century manuscripts are now available online, as well as select finding aids for physical and digital collections.

  • University Archives   This community includes selected finding aids from the University Archives, a selection of photographs from the University Archives detailing the University's traditions and history, as well as the University's historical newspaper, The Hoya.

  • Georgetown University Art Collection   This digital collection includes a selection of items from the University’s large and diverse holdings of paintings, antique furnishings, sculpture, fine prints, and objects d’art. The images presented here provide access to many pieces which not on public display, including the Roosevelt Civil War envelope collection and selections of French anti-communist propaganda posters.

  • Woodstock Theological Library Collections   The Woodstock Theological Center Library is one of the oldest and most notable Catholic theological libraries in the United States, and selected resources from this important repository of 400 years’ worth of primary Jesuit and Catholic resources are available in digital form here.

  • Exhibitions   View current and past exhibitions on a variety of themes, which showcase materials in Special Collections.

  • The Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives   The Dean Peter Krogh Foreign Affairs Digital Archives were created by the Georgetown University Library in collaboration with Dr. Peter Krogh, Dean and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. The site includes more than two hundred episodes from three television series moderated by Dean Krogh between 1981 and 2005.

  • Georgetown University Law Library   The mission of the Library includes "to support fully the research and educational endeavors of the students and faculty of the Georgetown University Law Center by collecting, organizing, preserving, and disseminating legal and law related information in any form…" Discover our unique materials as we continue to grow our digital collections.

  • AJCU Photograph Collection   Sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Library Deans, this digital project provides access to archival images documenting important aspects of Catholic higher education.

  • Rare Books Collection   The Rare Book Collection contains more than 100,000 printed volumes distributed in more than 20 separate collections on many subjects and printed in many different languages. Browse or search this collection to view a selection of some digitized rare books from Special Collections Rare Books Collection.

  • Bioethics Research Library   Discover scope notes on issues related to ethics and citations from books, journals and articles on ethical issues.

  • Rev. Paul Cioffi, S.J. Photographs Collection   Presented in partnership with EnVision Church, Fr. Cioffi's collection includes over 200 photographs of early Christian sites and numerous places of worship in Europe, North Africa, and North America.