Topics to Explore with Collections Materials
Apply reading assignments and classroom discussions to historical objects
From disease prevention guides and herbal medicine recipes to student letters home during the 1918-19 Spanish Flu quarantine, holdings in Special Collections can help students understand their experiences of COVID-19 in a broader historical context.
From Lockwood de Forest's Indian furnishings for the Deanery to photographs of Egypt and Turkey by Pascal Sébah made for a Western audience, our collections can help students recognize Edward Said's interdisciplinary concept.
From Carrie Chapman Catt's archives of her leadership in women's suffrage to a comprehensive portfolio representing the activist art of the Guerrilla Girls, Special Collections can help students understand a history of feminism in the United States.