Academy Library and Archives Digital Collections

Welcome to the Digital Collections of the Library and Archives of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. This online collection has recently been started, so please check this website frequently, as additional images will be added continually.

Click here or use the links above to view images and search for specific collections and images. To view all items in the entire collection, type ans* (without quotes) in the keyword search field. Links to a few of the collections are shown below.

Les roses by Pierre Joseph Redouté. 1817 [-1824]
 
Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins Album Images 1872-[1878]
 
ANSP. Buildings. Pictures, 1812-1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

The images in the Academy Library and Archives Digital Collection were captured and presented using funds provided by the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation. For more information about the Albert M. Greenfield Digital Imaging Center for Collections, click here.

Search tips :

Keyword search- use descriptive words, collection numbers, call numbers or words in the collection title to search. Use an asterisk (*) if the complete spelling of the word is unknown; as in, "hadro*" when searching for "hadrosaurus"

Random Images- a random selection of images and record files are displayed. Record files contain the most descriptive information. Image files (.jpg) only contain captions.

Click & Search- allows searching by choosing a letter and matching collections are displayed.

Advanced Search- allows searching by categories. 

Please email libimages@ansp.org if you have any questions about searching this image database, finding images or requesting image reproduction permissions for the use of  these images in the Academy Library and Archives Digital Collection.

 

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Use or reproduction of the images shown in this website is prohibited, without prior permission from the Library & Archives of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University