Collections of reproduced still images originally created in various formats.
Collection of advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines. Focus is on radio, television, transportation, beauty and hygiene, and World War II.
Searchable image collection covering the visual arts, including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, and decorative arts.
College Archives Historical Photograph Collection
Photographs documenting the history of Lafayette College.
Location: Skillman 741.6 G766
International annual of advertising and editorial graphics.
Emergence of Advertising in America
Collection of print advertisements from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University.
Full text of Harper’s Weekly with extensive indexing of articles, illustrations, and advertisements.
Location: Skillman Ref N7525
Multi-volume index to illustrations appearing in several popular periodicals and some books.
Research tools by subject: Images
Selective list of resources for locating images.
Research tools by subject: History
Selective list of online history resources evaluated by Lafayette’s reference librarians. Includes many sites with substantial collections of digitized images.
Use the table below to develop search strings for locating primary source bibliographies and collections in library catalogs.
|Searching for . . .||Enter this phrase||+||modifier(s)
|general topics||pictorial works||and||[artist name]
social life and customs
|advertising art||commercial art||and||catalogs
|photographs||photography artistic||and||[artist name]
|[ethnic group]||african american*
|[event]||holocaust jewish 1939 1945
tiananmen square incident
world’s columbian exposition
united states history revolution 1775 1783