Collections by Subject

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Collections by Subject

Arts
Humanities & Social Sciences
STEM
Schar School of Public Policy and Government
Peace and Conflict Resolution
Local History
Oral Histories
University Archives
Rare Books

 

 


 

*Collections with asterisks have digitized items.

There are two digital repositories currently in use by SCRC. LUNA features easy access to many digitized collections (over 60,000 digital objects) with multi-faceted metadata searching capabilities. MARS exists to be a stable, well-managed, permanent archive for digital scholarly and research materials of enduring value produced by Mason faculty, staff, and students. MARS also contains preservation copies of select digital textual and visual collections.

 

Arts

19th Century Newspaper Illustrations Collection, 1861-1894
"Aida" Opera Costume Paintings, circa early 1870s
Ailey, Alvin. Alvin Ailey photograph by Carl Van Vechten, March 22, 1955
American Theater Association Records, 1972-1986
American Voyage Photograph Albums, 1904, 1930s
Animation still photographs from the "Tom and Jerry" short "Johann Mouse," February 23, 1953
Anson, Abraham. Abraham Anson Papers, 1940s-2005
Arena Stage Records, 1950-2007
Atchison Union Depot and Railroad Company Photograph Collection, circa 1880s-1890s
Atkins, Oliver F. Oliver F. Atkins Photograph Collection, 1943-1975 *
Bailey, Broadus. Broadus Bailey French Revolution Print Collection, 1804 *
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo "Les Sylphides" performance photographs by Sasha, circa 1934
Baptie, Charles. Charles Baptie Photograph Collection, 1917-1995*
Barrault, Jean-Louis. Jean-Louis Barrault Photograph Collection, 1947-1979
Beaven brass rubbings collection, 20th century
Becher, John C. John C. Becher Soldier Show Collection, 1940-1953
Berger, Carol. Carol Berger Chicago performing arts playbills, 1992-2013
Blake, William. Engraving of a scene from Act III of "The Beggar's Opera" by William Blake after William Hogarth, 1790
Boisseau, Jean-Jacques de. Jean-Jacques de Boisseau etching print of a country scene, 1773
Bolm, Adolph. Adolph Bolm performance program clipping, circa 1940
Boschi, David de. David de Boschi Set Design for an Unidentified Ballet, circa 1830-1840
Bosworth, Francis. Francis Bosworth Papers, 1933-1982
Bour, Charles. Lithographic portrait of Luigi Cherubini by Charles Bour, circa 1840s
Bowne, Alan. Alan Bowne Papers, circa 1970s-1991
Breen, Robert and Wilva. Robert and Wilva Breen Papers, 1834,1933-2000s
Brenner, Bernard. Bernard Brenner Brass Rubbings Collection, circa 1978-1990
Broadway Souvenir Theatre Programs Collection, 1942-1997
Browne, Theodore. Theodore Browne Papers, 1936-1941
Cadmus, Paul. Paul Cadmus Interview Collection, 1979-1980
"Cavalleria rusticana" Opera Costume Paintings, circa 1890
Chamberlain, Jeffrey. Jeffrey Chamberlain Music Collection, circa 1908-1980s
Chessé, Ralph. Ralph Chessé Papers, 1935-1975 *
Clapsaddle, Jerry. Jerry Clapsaddle Papers, 1981-2005
Clark, Leonard H. Leonard H. Clark Military History Collection, 1942-1968
Cohen, Martin. Martin Cohen Theater collection, 1816; 1912-2017
Conkle, E.P. E.P. Conkle Papers, 1928-1994
Costas photograph of Jerome Robbins rehearsing "Circus Polka" with young ballet dancers, 1972
Costas photograph of George Balanchine rehearsing two ballet dancers, circa 1970s-early 1980s
di Bonaventura, Sam. Sam di Bonaventura Papers, 1900-1998  
Dowell, George B. George B. Dowell Papers, 1931-1986
Dr. Lizzie May Ulmer Dramatic Co. Account Book, September 18-October 31, 1885
Drennon, Christine. Christine Drennon European Lantern Slide Collection, 300-1950
East German Poster Collection Art Exhibitions Series, 1955-1994
East German Poster Collection Culture and Science Series, 1952-1991
East German Poster Collection Film Series, 1947-1995
East German Poster Collection Performing Arts Series, 1955-1997
East German Poster Collection Political Series, 1943-2009
Edson, Eda. Eda Edson Papers, 1930-1976 *
England, Patricia. Patricia England Fine Print Collection, 1970s-1980s
Epstein, Jerome. Jerome Epstein papers, 1877-1895, 1915-2002
Federal Theatre Project Collection, 1885-1986 *
Federal Theatre Project Personal Papers, 1926-1991
Federal Theatre Project Photograph Collection, 1936-1939 *
Federman, Amy. Amy Federman performing arts collection, 1963-2012
Fichandler, Thomas C. Thomas C. Fichandler Papers, 1950-1997
Fichandler, Zelda. Zelda Fichandler Papers, 1950-2000
Fisher, Margaret W. Margaret W. Fisher Papers, 1943-1993
Fox, Mary Elsie. Mary Elsie Fox Photograph Collection, 1935-1959
French Communist Party Poster Collection, 1949-2008
Friedman-Abeles photography firm photograph of prominent members of the original "West Side Story" production team, September 29, 1959
Fuller, Loie. Loie Fuller Cabinet Card Photograph and Dance Program, circa mid-1890s, July 8, 1924
Garn, Cynthia. Cynthia Garn Film Production Collection, 1957-1968
Garrick Players Photograph Collection, 1965-1968
George Mason University Broadside Photograph Collection, 1971-2001
George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts Records, 1930s-2015
George Mason University "Frankly Speaking" Radio Show Records, 1980-1984 *
George Mason University Photograph Collection, 1950s-2007
Gilbert and Sullivan collection, 1904-2000
Goldberg, Maurice. Photograph of four dancers by Maurice Goldberg, circa 1910s
Goldman, Arnold. Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper Collection, 1931-1973
Gopal, Ram. Ram Gopal "Golden Eagle" photograph and autographed card, 1956
Graham, Hedley Gordon Hedley Gordon Graham Papers, 1920s-1983
Graham, Martha. Photograph of Martha Graham in "Mirror Before Me" by Arnold Eagle, 1945
Haight, Alexander. Alexander Haight Family Collection, 1764-1977 *
Hand-colored printed broadside illustration of costumed characters from the opera "Oberon," circa 1826
Harper's Weekly Broadside Featuring a Double Page Illustration of the Grand Masquerade Ball at the New York City Academy of Music and Caricatures by Thomas Nast, April 14, 1866
Holsinger, George B. George B. Holsinger Photograph Collection, 1860s-1900s
Humphrey, William. Mezzotint Portrait of Thomas Augustine Arne engraved by William Humphrey from a Painting by Robert Dunkarton, 1778
Japanese Invasion of Manchuria Photograph Collection, 1923-1933 *
Japanese Phonograph Record Collection, circa 1927-1932
Jordanova, Victoria. Victoria Jordanova Music Collection, 1993-1996
Ker Edith McChesney. Edith McChesney Ker Collection, 1950s-2003
Kinacannon, Claire. Claire Kincannon Theater Collection, 1955-2011
Kitch, Ken. Ken Kitch Papers, 1950-2000
Klemp, Gustav. Gustav Klemp German World War I Collection, 1901-1922
Knapp, J. Burke. J. Burke Knapp Papers, 1960s
Kosloff, Theodore. "Madam Satan" film photographs featuring Theodore Kosloff as Electricity, 1930
Kukryniksy Russian caricature poster collection, 1977
Kuratorium Unteilbares Deutschland Photograph Collection, 1959-1964
Kusel, Mattias. Mattias Kusel Engravings of Scenes from Antonio Cesti's Opera "Il Pomo d'Oro," Drawn by Lodovico Burnacini, circa 1666, 1689
Lander, Jean W. Jean W. Lander Collection, 1850s-1890s
Larkin Family Photograph Collection, 1886-1905
Laurent Novikoff photograph, circa 1910s
Lawson, Kate. Kate Lawson Papers, 1936-1940 *
Lifar, Serge. Serge Lifar ballet performance program clipping from "Les Creatures de Promethee," December 20, 1929
Living Stage Records, 1965-2001
Lynch, Dorothea Thomas Dorothea Thomas Lynch Papers, 1936-1979
Mack, Frank. Frank Mack Papers, 1980s-1990s
Mann, C. Harrison. C. Harrison Mann, Jr. Map Collection, 1579-1961 *
McGrath, Dorn. Dorn McGrath Fairfax County Slide Collection, 1963-2004
Mead, Margaret. Margaret Mead Christmas Card Collection, 1962-1977
"Le Menuet de la Cour" Drawing Attributed to Le Couteur, circa 1775
Mezzotint print of ballet dancer Rose Colinette Didelot as the character Calypso from the ballet "Telemachus in the Island of Calypso," circa 1790
Midwest Commercial Architecture Photograph Collection, circa 1910s
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Photograph Collection, 1964-1965*
Miller, J. Howard. J. Howard Miller Papers, 1891-1946
Montalvo, Juan. Juan Montalvo photograph collection, 1970s
Motion Picture Press Kit Collection, 1968-2004
Music, Theatre, and Spoken Word Sound Recordings Collection, 1949-1986
"My Maryland" operetta stage guide and score manuscripts, circa 1929
"La Navarraise" Opera Scene and Costume Lithographs, circa 1894
Nelson, Virginia. Virginia Nelson Playbills Collection, 1939-2007
"Noh-men hinagata emono hikae," illustrated scroll of Noh masks and record of props, circa late 19th century or early 20th century
Norine Carman Minstrels photograph, circa 2016
North American 19th Century Theatre Broadside Collection, 1850-1867
Northern Virginia Civil War Images Collection, 1853-1914 *
Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston Collection, 1955-2011
Oglesby, Carl, "Trapped in a System" pamphlet by Carl Oglesby of Students for a Democratic Society, November 27, 1965
Oppler, Ernst. Ernst Oppler Illustrations of Anna Pavlova in "The Dying Swan," 1914-circa 1924
Orth, Donald Donald Orth Geological Survey Photograph Collection, 1869-1876
Papas, Sophocles. Sophocles Papas Papers, 1900-1998
Partch, Harry. Harry Partch playing his Cloud-Chamber Bowls instrument photographs, March 10-11, 1962
Performing Arts Manuscripts Collection, circa 1475-1984
Peterson, Arthur. Arthur Peterson Papers, 1940-1987
Photograph of John Cage, Gordon Mumma, and David Tudor at a concert rehearsal, July 5, 1968
Photograph of young German girls playing recorders walking down hillside, circa 1933
Pictorial Study of Road Test One - Maryland Collection,1950-1953
Porgy and Bess Poster Collection, 1952-1956
Press photograph of Norman Dello Joio, Dmitry Kabalevsky, and Zoltan Kodaly at the International Society for Music Education conference at Interlochen, August 24, 1966
Prince William Cultural Arts Federation Records, 1979-1990s
Prince William Symphony Orchestra records, 1974-2009
Prosky, Robert. Robert Prosky Papers, 1909-2007
Rapp, John. John Rapp, Jr. Photograph Collection, 1920s
Reich, Molka. Molka Reich Papers, 1904-1986 *
Reston Players Collection, 1966-1983
Reston Times Photograph Collection, 1970-1980
Rib, Harold T. Harold T. Rib Aerial Photograph Collection, 1936-1980
Rice. Adams T. Adams T. Rice Papers, 1922-1960
Robeson, Paul. Paul Robeson Sound Recording Collection, 1955
Rodrigues, Charles. Charles Rodrigues Playbill Collection, 1879-2009
Rosenblatt, Bernard. Bernard Rosenblatt Regional Theatre Council for Northern California and Nevada papers, 1938-1979
Rottier, Jack. Jack Rottier Photograph Collection, 1953-1983
Ruben, Jacob. Jacob Ruben Newburgh, New York Photographs, 1921-1922
Russak, Ben. Ben Russak Papers, 1935-1942
Sandburg, Carl. Photograph of Carl Sandburg playing guitar and singing, 1948
Sandved, Kjell. Kjell Sandved Nature Photograph Collection, 1960s-2008
San Francisco Poster Brigade poster collection, 1974-1982
"Scenes from Behind the Wall: Images of East Germany, 1989/90" Exhibit Collection *
Schecker, Larry. Larry Schecker Playbills and Pamphlets Collection, 1970s-1999
Scheffer, Jean-Gabriel, Lithograph from the volume "Ce Qu'on Dit et Ce Qu'on Pense" featuring Gioachino Rossini by Jean-Gabriel Scheffer, 1829
Schnitzer, Robert C. Robert C. Schnitzer Papers, 1950-1980
Scott, Arthur E. Arthur E. Scott Photograph Collection, 1910-1976 *
Silvestre, Israel. Israel Silvestre Engraving of Moliere and Jean-Baptiste Lully's "La Princesse d'Elide," circa 1673
Simeunovic, Zora. Caricature Drawing of Nazi Officers and Onlookers Singing Around a Piano by Zora Simeunovic, circa 1940
Simon, Louis. Louis Simon Papers, 1936-1981
Single "Aida" Costume Painting, circa early 1870s
Smith, Glenn. Glenn Smith music collection, 1967-1996
Soil Conservation Service Prince William County aerial photograph collection, 1961-1968
Southwestern United States Photograph Collection, 1893 *
Stage direction and dialogue for Oliver Twist manuscript, 1865
Steele, Ira E. Ira E. Steele Recorded Sound Collection, 1960s-1970s 
Stone, David and Annabelle. David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan collection, 1860s-1900s
Sundgaard. Arnold. Arnold Sundgaard Papers, 1925-1988 *
Swope, Martha. Martha Swope photographs of Jerome Robbins rehearsing with ballet dancers for "Antique Epigraphs," 1984
Swope, Martha. Martha Swope photograph of Jerome Robbins in rehearsal with young ballet dancers for "Circus Polka," June 1972
Swope, Martha. Photograph of Arthur Mitchell by Martha Swope, circa early 1960s
Teigen, Phil. Phil Teigen North American Churches Postcard Collection, 1904-2010
Theater of the First Amendment records, 1990-2011
Theatre Recordings Collection, 1960s
Tipton, James. Porgy and Bess letter from James Tipton, February 12, 1942
Vacation trip in the new Chevrolet scrapbook, 1958
Verheyen, Egon. Egon Verheyen Papers, 1959-2008
Viardot, Pauline. Lithographic portrait of Pauline Viardot, circa 1839
"A View of the Public Fire-Works to be exhibited on Occasion of the General Peace" architectural and instructional engraving, circa 1949
Vitale, Edward. Edward Vitale Violin Music Collection, ca. 1700-1900
Vogel, Harold. Harold Vogel collection, 1950-2014
Wasser, Julian. Julian Wasser slides from the 1985 Los Angeles Pride parade, 1985
White Studio of New York City photograph of an unknown woman, circa late 1910s-early 1920s
Works Progress Administration Oral Histories Collection, 1961-1984
World War II Hawaii photograph album, 1942-1945

 

Humanities & Social Sciences

19th Century Newspaper Illustrations Collection, 1861-1894
Aksyonov, Vassily. Vassily Aksyonov Papers, 1980s-2004
American Political Items Collectors Collection, 1895-1988
American Public Transportation Association Records, 1898-1999
Atkins, Oliver F. Oliver F. Atkins Photograph Collection, 1943-1975 *
Bailey, Broadus. Broadus Bailey French Revolution Print Collection, 1804 *
Baptie, Charles. Charles Baptie Photograph Collection, 1917-1995 *
Barnes, Milton. Milton Barnes Papers, 1853-1891 *
Beaven brass rubbings collection, 20th century
Becher, John C. John C. Becher Soldier Show Collection, 1940-1953
Blois, Beverly A. Beverly A. Blois PAGE Program Research Papers, 1980s
Boothe, Armistead L. Armistead L. Boothe collection, 1920-1983
Brinch, Esther, Esther Brinch Cuban Revolution Documents Collection, 1960-1967
Briscoe, William Darke. William Darke Briscoe Civil War Diaries Collection
Buchanan, James M. James M. Buchanan Papers, 1920-2013
Censer, Jack. Jack Censer Collection, 1953-2011
de Chastillon, Malcolm. Grant of Thornton Land from Malcolm de Chastillon to Robert, Son of Robert Symond, November 1327
Clark, Leonard H. Leonard H. Clark Military History Collection, 1942-1968
Clark, Robert. Robert Clark Papers, 1940s-2005
Conkle, E.P. E.P. Conkle Papers, 1928-1994
Cookbooks and Cooking Pamphlets Collection, circa 1910s-2008
Cordelia Jones Free Papers Issued by the Loudoun County, Virginia Court, March 12, 1829
C-SPAN Records, 1809, 1978-2012
East German Poster Collection Art Exhibitions Series, 1955-1994
East German Poster Collection Culture and Science Series, 1952-1991
East German Poster Collection Film Series, 1947-1995
East German Poster Collection Performing Arts Series, 1955-1997
East German Poster Collection Political Series, 1943-2009
Epstein, Jerome. Jerome Epstein papers, 1877-1895, 1915-2002
Feis, Herbert. Herbert Feis Papers, 1952-1972
Fisher, Margaret W. Margaret W. Fisher Papers, 1943-1993
Foreman, Joel. Joel Foreman Documentary Videotape Collection, 1977-1988
Fowler, Jay Bradford. Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. Papers, 1969-1997
French Communist Party Poster Collection, 1949-2008
Grossberg, Fred. Fred Grossberg Creative Writers' Workshop Collection, 1979-1980s
Haight, Alexander. Alexander Haight Family Collection, 1764-1977 *
Harper's Weekly Broadside Featuring a Double Page Illustration of the Grand Masquerade Ball at the New York City Academy of Music and Caricatures by Thomas Nast, April 14, 1866
Harway, Max. Max Harway Papers, 1934-2007
Hatch, Winslow Roper. Winslow Roper Hatch Papers, 1958-1979
Herman, Arthur. Arthur Herman Papers, 1950-1999
Hoffman, Bernard G. Bernard G. Hoffman Ethnohistory Papers, 1953-1964
Hough, Collis S. Collis H. Hough Civil War letters to his wife Harriet Stevens Hough, 1861-1865, 1892
Institutional Review Board Oral History Project Collection, 2007-2008
Japanese Invasion of Manchuria Photograph Collection, 1923-1933 *
Ker Edith McChesney. Edith McChesney Ker Collection, 1950s-2003
Klemp, Gustav. Gustav Klemp German World War I Collection, 1901-1922
Knapp, J. Burke. J. Burke Knapp Papers, 1960s
Kukryniksy Russian caricature poster collection, 1977
Kuratorium Unteilbares Deutschland Photograph Collection, 1959-1964
La Vean, Michael. Michael La Vean French Documents Collection, 1751-1851
Laue, James H. James H. Laue Papers, 1936-1999
Lavine, Thelma Z. Thelma Z. Lavine Papers, 1930s-2004
Lecos, Mary Anne. Mary Anne Lecos Paperz, 1961-2008 
Legum, Stanley. Stanley Legum Experimental Linguistics Collection, 1960s-1970s
Levy, Philip. Philip Levy Civil Rights Collection, 1948-1953
Little, Lenora. Lenora Little Scrapbook, September 29, 1943-December 28, 1944
Logs of His Majesty's Ships Phaeton, Tees, and Conqueror, 1817-1819
Lynch, Edwin M. Edwin M Lynch Vietnam War Protest Collection, 1965-1975
Lytton, Randolph H. Randolph H. Lytton Historical Virginia Collection, 1670-2004
Jones, Morris. Morris Jones Papers, 1950s
McCarthy, Eugene. Euguene McCarthy Presidential Campaign Speech Files Collection, 1967-1968
McFarlane, Paul. Paul McFarlane Serials Collection, 1897-1898
Mead, Margaret. Margaret Mead Christmas Card Collection, 1962-1977
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Photograph Collection, 1964-1965*
Moldea, Dan. Dan Moldea investigative journalism collection, 1937-2008
Monson, Daniel. Daniel Monson World War II Aviation Collection, 1941-1958
Montgomery, Sallie. Sallie Montgomery Travel Diary, June 5-August 24, 1915
Northern Virginia Writing Project Records, 1973-2011
Paden, John N. John N. Paden Papers, 1950s-2000s
Peach, Edward M. Edward M. Peach Historical Newspaper Collection, 1963-1974
Phillippi, Frank. Frank Phillippi Watergate Collection, 1968-1976
Pugh, Evelyn. Evelyn Pugh Papers, 1959-1983
Raper, Arthur. Arthur Raper Papers, 1959-1975
Rosenzweig, Roy. Roy Rosenzweig Papers, 1934-2007
Rottier, Jack. Jack Rottier Photograph Collection, 1953-1983
Ruggles, John. General John Ruggles Military Assistance Advisory Group Vietnam photographs, 1960-1961
Saint Andrew's Society Collection, 1860s-1980s
San Francisco Poster Brigade poster collection, 1974-1982
"Scenes from Behind the Wall: Images of East Germany, 1989/90" Exhibit Collection *
Schell, Arden B. Arden B. Schell Watergate Collection, 1972-1974
Scott, Arthur E. Arthur E. Scott Photograph Collection, 1910-1976 *
Simeunovic, Zora. Caricature Drawing of Nazi Officers and Onlookers Singing Around a Piano by Zora Simeunovic, circa 1940
Southwestern United States Photograph Collection, 1893 *
St. Emma's Military Academy Catalog and Postcard, circa 1930s-1940s, 1943
Vekker, Lev. Lev Vekker Papers, 1990s Verheyen, Egon. Egon Verheyen Papers, 1959-2008
Warburton, Clark E. Clark E. Warburton Papers, 1920-1979
Washington, George. George Washington letter to the officer commanding the militia in the county of Monmouth, June, 14, 1980
Wasser, Julian. Julian Wasser slides from the 1985 Los Angeles Pride parade, 1985
Way, Nathaniel S. Nathaniel S. Way Manuscript Business Ledger, 1872-1887
Wilkins, Roger. Roger Wilkins Papers, 1968-2008
Woolf, Virginia. Virginia Woolf letter, September 13, 1921
World War II Hawaii photograph album, 1942-1945

Schar School of Public Policy and Government

American Public Transportation Association Records, 1898-1999 *
Barsony, Steven. Steven Barsony papers, 1961-1994
Booth, Glenda C. Glenda C. Booth United States Department of Education papers, 1979-1980
Boothe, Armistead L. Armistead L. Boothe collection, 1920-1983
Brinch, Esther, Esther Brinch Cuban Revolution Documents Collection, 1960-1967
Brockman, Paul. Paul Brockman Papers, 1971-1976
Broyhill, Joel. Joel Broyhill Papers, 1952-1974
Callahan, Vincent. Vincent Callahan Collection, 1962-2008
Civic Education Project Records, 1992-2004
Davis, Tom. Tom Davis Papers, 1994-2008
Deen, Thomas Blackburn. Thomas Blackburn Deen Papers, 1957-1995
Dulles Corridor Rail Association Records, 1985-2011
DuVal, Clive. Clive L. DuVal Papers, 1960-1994
Edwards. David A. David A. Edwards Papers, 1970-2011
Fisher, Joseph L. Joseph L. Fisher Papers, 1962-1991
Francois, Francis. Francis Francois Papers, 1970s-1990s
Fraser, Ron. Ron Fraser Papers, 1991-1996
Fuller, Stephen S. Stephen S. Fuller Papers, 1932, 1956-2016
Garreau, Joel. Joel Garreau Papers, 1954-1994
Gifford, Jonathan. Jonathan Gifford Transportation Collection, 1919, 1980s-1990s
Hamburg, John R. John R. Hamburg Transportation Papers, 1956-1992
Hatch, Winslow Roper. Winslow Roper Hatch Papers, 1958-1979
Heclo, Hugh. Hugh Heclo Government Policy Collection, 1901-1991
Interstate history research project collection, 1986-1992
Jamestown, Westfield, and Northwestern Railroad scrapbook, circa 1950s
Lampe, Henry O. Henry O. Lampe Papers, 1960s-1980s
Lampe, Virginia. Virginia Lampe Papers, 1967-1978
League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area Collection, 1948-2009
Loudoun Station Collection, 2001-2003
Lynch, Edwin. Edwin M Lynch Vietnam War Protest Collection, 1965-1975
Mann, C. Harrison. C. Harrison Mann, Jr. Papers, 1832-1979
Marburg, Jean. Jean Marburg League of Women Voters Collection, 1970-1988
McCall, Chester H. Chester H. McCall Papers, 1933-1946
McCarthy, Eugene. Eugene McCarthy Presidential Campaign Speech Files Collection, 1967-1968
McDiarmid, Dorothy S. Dorothy S. McDiarmid Papers, 1950s-1993
McDonnell. James J. James J. McDonnell Transportation Collection, 1939-1995
McNamara, Francis J. Francis J. McNamara Collection, 1928-1997
Mertz, William L. William L. Mertz Transportation Collection, 1955-1990
Miller, Emilie F. Emilie F. Miller Papers, 1987-1991
Moorefield Station collection, 2001-2003
Netherton, Ross. Ross Netherton Transportation Collection, 1950s-1990s
Orders and oaths for Union and Confederate deserters, 1864
Paden, John N. John N. Paden Papers, 1950s-2000s
Parris, Stanford E. Stanford E. Parris Papers, 1964-1987
Partners for Livable Communities Collection, 1962-1994
Pass, David. David Pass Papers, 1934-2001
Pennino, Martha. Martha Pennino Papers, 1960-2005 *
Pictorial Study of Road Test One - Maryland Collection,1950-1953
Raper, Arthur. Arthur Raper Papers, 1959-1975
Scott, William Lloyd. William Lloyd Scott Papers, 1967-1979
Shacochis, John P. John P. Shacochis Papers, 1964-1986
Sherwood, Stacy C. Stacy C. Sherwood Fairfax City Government Collection, 1955-1987
Smith, Daniel D. Daniel D. Smith International School of Law Collection, 1973-1978
Steele, Clarence A. Clarence A. Steele Papers, 1933-1969
Truax, Robert. Robert Truax Washington, D.C., Transportation Collection, 1880-1985
Underhill, Jack. Jack Underhill Papers, 1963-1997 *
Virginians for Dulles Records, 1947-1984 
Wohl, Martin. Martin Wohl Papers, 1919-2000s
Wolf, Agnes. Agnes Wolf Papers, 1966-2006
Wood, John C. John C. Wood Papers, 1956-1974

Peace and Conflict Resolution

Burton, John W. John W. Burton Papers, 1937-1999
Diamond, Louise. Louise Diamond papers, 1994-2010
Fisher, Ronald J. Ronald J. Fisher Papers, 1965-2015
George Mason University School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution Records, 1989-1995
Laue, James H. James H. Laue Papers, 1936-1999
Saunders, Harold. Harold Saunders papers, 1976-2008
Search for Common Ground records, 1990s

STEM

Anson, Abraham. Abraham Anson Papers, 1940s-2005
Bauer, David. David Bauer Papers, 1974-1995
Ceruzzi, Paul. Paul Ceruzzi Papers, 1990s-2000s
Cole, Noman M. Noman M. Cole, Jr. Papers, 1962-1996
Drennon, Christine. Christine Drennon European Lantern Slide Collection, 300-1950
Fairfax, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Fairfax Cookbook, 1694-1795
Future Farmers of America Scrapbooks, circa 1950-1983
Gifford, Jonathan. Jonathan Gifford Transportation Collection, 1919, 1980s-1990s
Hawker, John Patrick. John Patrick Hawker papers, 1942-2009
Klipstein, George Taylor. George Taylor Klipstein manuscript medical account books, 1881-1918
Krasnow, Shelley A. Shelley A. Krasnow Papers, 1962-1990
Larson, Clarence E. Clarence E. Larson Science and Technology Oral History Collection, 1983-1993
Litchfield, Carol D. Carol D. Litchfield Microbiology Collection, 1924-1997
Mann, C. Harrison. C. Harrison Mann, Jr. Map Collection, 1579-1961 *
McClare, Colin F. Colin F. McClare Papers, 1960s-1970s
McDonnell, James J. James J. McDonnell Transportation Collection, 1939-1995
McGrath, Dorn. Dorn McGrath Fairfax County Slide Collection, 1963-2004
Medical slides collection, 1980s
Mielczarek, Eugenie. Eugenie Mielczarek Papers, 1965-1997
Morowitz, Harold J. Harold J. Morowitz Papers, 1944-2010
Orth, Donald Donald Orth Geological Survey Photograph Collection
Ozernoy Leonid M. Leonid M. Ozernoy Papers, 1960-2002
Sandved, Kjell. Kjell Sandved Nature Photograph Collections, 1960s-2008
Sedlazek, Martin. Martin Sedlazek NASA Collection, 1953-1999
Soil Conservation Service Prince William County aerial photograph collection, 1953-1981
Trefil, James S. James S. Trefil Papers, 1965-2009
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern Virginia Records, 1938-1997
Warfield, John N. John N. Warfield Papers, 1931-2009 *
Whalen, John. John Whalen George Mason University history collection, 1966-1975, 2005
Wohl, Martin. Martin Wohl Papers, 1919-2000s
Woodbine Home Demonstration Club records, 1961-2008

Local History

Alexander, William T. Guide to the Rent of Land Document from William T. Alexander to George A. Washington, December 21, 1790
Arundel, Arthur. Arthur Arundel Papers, 1964-1990
Baptie, Charles. Charles Baptie Photograph Collection, 1917-1995 *
Bell, Adam. Adam Bell Reward Notice for Escaped Enslaved Man Named Perry, February 17, 1821
Briscoe, William Darke. William Darke Briscoe Civil War Diaries Collection
Brockman, Paul. Paul Brockman Papers, 1971-1976
Broyhill, Joel. Joel Broyhill Papers, 1952-1974
Brown, John W. Contract Transferring Temporary Service of Indentured Servant Peyton Cook, January 14, 1860
Burke Centre Conservator Newsletter, 1977-1993
Byrd, Harry F. Letter from Harry F. Byrd to Samuel Tuzzo Regarding Presidential Inauguration Materials, December 18, 1944
Callahan, Vincent. Vincent Callahan Collection, 1962-2008
Ceruzzi, Paul. Paul Ceruzzi Papers, 1990s-2000s
Civic Association of Hollin Hills Records, 1940s-2010s
Clark, Phillip. Phillip Clark Papers, 2001-2004
Cole, Noman. Noman M. Cole, Jr. Papers, 1962-1996
Commonwealth of Virginia documents signed by governors appointing justices of the peace and sheriffs for Loudoun County, 1809-1849
Complaint against William Hall by John Park, 1746
Conger, Drew Nemser. Drew Nemser Conger George Mason College Collection, 1961-1965
Conklin and Rossant Reston Project Collection, 1960-1990 *
Cordelia Jones Free Papers Issued by the Loudoun County, Virginia Court, March 12, 1829
Douglas, Henry H. Henry H. Douglas papers, 1945-1992
Dulles Corridor Rail Association Records, 1985-2011
DuVal, Clive L. Clive L. DuVal Papers, 1960-1994
Edwards, David A. David A. Edwards Papers, 1970-2011
Envelope with Commemorative 200th Anniversary of Gunston Hall Stamp, June 15, 1958
Eyewitness account of the Snow Riot, August 1835
Fairfax County Bail Bond, March 19, 1714
Fairfax County Court Demand to Apprehend Joseph Stevens, March 23, 1763
Fairfax County Court Summons of Witnesses, 1754
Fairfax County Sun Echo Newspaper George Mason College Dedication Edition, September 10, 1964
Fairfax, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Fairfax Cookbook, 1694-1795
Fairfax Family. Land Indenture from Denny Fairfax to Alexander White, 1790
Fairfax, Lord Thomas. Guide to the Lord Thomas Fairfax Land Survey, 1739
Fauquier County School Board Records, 1986-1996
Fisher, Joseph L. Joseph L. Fisher Papers, 1962-1991
Fox, Mary Elsie. Mary Elsie Fox Photograph Collection, 1935-1959
Freeman, Baba. Baba Freeman Reston, Virginia, collection, 1966-2007
Future Farmers of America Scrapbooks, circa 1950-1983
Garreau, Joel. Joel Garreau Papers, 1954-1994 
Garrick Players Photograph Collection, 1965-1968
Greater Reston Newcomers and Neighbors Scrapbook Collection, 1974-2010
Grinberg, Paul. Paul Grinberg Reston Collection, 1962-1968
Gulf Oil Reston Records, 1963
Haight, Alexander. Alexander Haight Family Collection, 1764-1977 *
Hatch, Winslow Roper. Winslow Roper Hatch Papers, 1958-1979
Hough, Collis S. Collis H. Hough Civil War letters to his wife Harriet Stevens Hough, 1861-1865, 1892
Jamestown, Virginia postcards, 1907
Janney, Joseph. Letter from Joseph Janney of Leesburg, Virginia, 1773
Jewett, Calvin. New Year's Resolutions Written by Calvin Jewett, December 29, 1841
Kane, Patrick. Patrick Kane Papers, 1967-2002
Klipstein, George Taylor. George Taylor Klipstein manuscript medical account books, 1881-1918
League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area Collection, 1948-2009
Lee, Richard Bland. Letter from Richard Bland Lee regarding Alexandria, Virginia merchants and the National Bank, January 17, 1792
Letter from an Unknown Confederate Soldier to his Mother, January 29, 1863
Lietwiler, Charles. Charles Lietwiler transportation collection, 1903-2005
Little, Lenora. Lenora Little Scrapbook, September 29, 1943-December 28, 1944
Livingston, Mary Walton. Mary Walton Livingston Papers, 1956-2018
Loudoun County Whig Office printed vote tally, April 28, 1848
Loux, G. Ridgley. G. Ridgley Loux Papers, 1974-1993
Lubin, Carol R. Carol R. Lubin Papers, 1960-1981*
Lytton, Randolph H. Randolph H. Lytton Historical Virginia Collection, 1670-2004
Mann, C. Harrison. C. Harrison Mann, Jr. Papers, 1832-1979
Marburg, Jean. Jean Marburg League of Women Voters Collection, 1970-1988
Mason Family Manuscript Account Book, 1792-1820
Mason, George. George Mason Letters to John Augustine Washington III, October 25-November 2, 1859
Mason, James M. Letter from Senator James M. Mason to U.S. President James Buchanan, June 20, 1860
Mason, James M. Letter from Senator James M. Mason, likely to U.S. Secretary of State William Marcy, August 14, 1855
Mason, John Thomson, Jr. John Thomson Mason, Jr, letter, July 17, 1841
Mason, Maynadier. Guide to the Deed of Gift of an Enslaved Woman named Lucy by Maynadier Mason, March 29, 1853
McCandless, Peter. Peter McCandless Papers, 1978-1992
McDiarmid, Dorothy S. Dorothy S. McDiarmid Papers, 1950s-1993  
McDevitt, Marcia E. Marcia E. McDevitt Papers, 1972-2008
McFarlane, William Hugh. William Hugh McFarlane George Mason University History Collection, 1949-1977
McGrath, Dorn. Dorn McGrath Fairfax County Slide Collection, 1963-2004
Miller, Emilie F. Emilie F. Miller Papers, 1987-1991
Montgomery, Sallie. Sallie Montgomery Travel Diary, June 5-August 24, 1915
Moorefield Station Collection, 2001-2003
Netherton, Nan. Nan Netherton Northern Virginia History Collection, 1962-1989
Netherton, Ross. Ross Netherton Transportation Collection, 1950s-1990s
Nicoson, William. William Nicoson Papers, 1954-1999 *
Northern Virginia Civil War Images Collection, 1853-1914 *
Northern Virginia Farmer's Diary, 1867
Northern Virginia History Collection, 1911-1987 
Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston Collection, 1955-2011
Northern Virginia Oral History Project Collection, 1958-1996
Northern Virginia Planning Collection, 1954-1976
Ogden, Hugh. Indenture for a Miller Apprenticeship for Hugh Ogden in Loudoun County, Virginia, March 17, 1815
Orders and oaths for Union and Confederate deserters, 1864
Parris, Stanford E. Stanford E. Parris Papers, 1964-1987
Partners for Livable Communities Records, 1960-2012
Pass, David. David Pass Papers, 1934-2001
Pennino, Martha. Martha Pennino Papers, 1960-2005 *
Pictorial Study of Road Test One - Maryland Collection,1950-1953
Pioneer America Society Archives, 1964-1980
Planned Community Archives, 1960-2009
Prichard, Edgar A. Edgar A. Prichard Papers, 1962-1981 *
Prince William County Historic Newspapers Collection, 1851-1992
Prince William Cultural Arts Federation Records, 1979-1990s
Prince William Symphony Orchestra records, 1974-2009
Raleigh and Carew family correspondence, circa 1500s-1652
Reid, James H. Letter to James H. Reid Regarding the Enslavement of a Group of African Americans, May 22, 1850
Reston Association Records, 1964-2006
Reston Black Focus Collection, 1960-2005 *
Reston Board of Commerce Records, 1985-1996.
Reston Community Association Planning and Zoning Committee Records, 1961-1997 
Reston Founders Video History Collection, 1989-1990
Reston Garden Club Scrapbook Collection, 1970-2009
Reston Land Corporation Records, 1960-1991 *
Reston Museum, 1962-2006
Reston Players Collection, 1966-1983
Reston Reflections Oral History Collection, 1994-2009
Reston Times Photograph Collection, 1970-1980
Resz, Steve. Steve Resz Reston Documentary Video Collection, 2001-2006
Ronien, Francis. Letter from Corporal Francis Ronien of the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry to his Brother Henry, July 15, 1861
Rose, Ruth Preston. Ruth Preston Rose Northern Virginia History Collection, 1970-1999
Round Hill, Virginia school correspondence, 1897-1900
Saint Andrew's Society Collection, 1860s-1980s
Schecker, Larry. Larry Schecker Playbills and Pamphlets Collection, 1970s-1999
Scott, William Lloyd. William Lloyd Scott Papers, 1967-1979
Shacochis, John P. John P. Shacochis Papers, 1964-1986
Sherwood, Stacy C. Stacy C. Sherwood Fairfax City Government Collection, 1955-1987
Simon, Robert E. Robert E. Simon, Jr. Papers, 1960-2006 *
Soil Conservation Service Prince William County aerial photograph collection, 1953-1981
Steele, Clarence A. Clarence A. Steele Papers, 1933-1969
Steinbauer, Francis C. Francis C. Steinbauer Reston Planning and Development Collection, 1962-1990
Taliaferro, John. "To the Voters of the Congressional District in the State of Virginia" pamphlet by Representative John Taliaferro, January 15, 1841
Templeman, Eleanor L. Eleanor L. Templeman Local History Collection, 1950s-1960s
Truax, Robert. Robert Truax Washington, D.C., Transportation Collection, 1880-1985
Underhill, Jack. Jack Underhill Papers, 1963-1997 *
Veatch, Charles A. Charles A. Veatch Papers, 1970-2004
Virginians for Dulles Records, 1947-1984
Virtual Library of Virginia Records, 1994-2007
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern Virginia Records, 1938-1997
Vogel, Harold. Harold Vogel collection, 1950-2014
Warner Cable Reston Videotape Collection, 1971-1989
Way, Nathaniel S. Nathaniel S. Way Manuscript Business Ledger, 1872-1887
Wolf, Agnes, Agnes Wolf Papers, 1966-2006
Wood, John C. John C. Wood Papers, 1956-1974
Woodbine Home Demonstration Club records, 1961-2008
Works Progress Administration Oral Histories Collection, 1961-1984
Wyley, George. Note from George Wyley to Daniel Clarke of Fairfax County, circa 1700s

 

Oral Histories

Cadmus, Paul. Paul Cadmus Interview Collection, 1979-1980
George Mason University Oral History Project Collection, 1978-2010
Institutional Review Board Oral History Project Collection, 2007-2008
Interstate history research project collection, 1986-1992
Larson, Clarence E. Clarence E. Larson Science and Technology Oral History Collection, 1983-1993
Northern Virginia Oral History Project Collection, 1958-1996
Reston Founders Video History Collection, 1989-1990
Reston Reflections Oral History Collection, 1994-2009
Works Progress Administration Oral Histories Collection, 1961-1984

University Archives

Arundel, Arthur. Arthur Arundel Papers, 1964-1990
Blois, Beverly A. Beverly A. Blois PAGE Program Research Papers, 1980s
Burton, John W. John W. Burton Papers, 1937-1999
Campbell, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Campbell Papers, circa 1964-1978
Censer, Jack. Jack Censer Collection, 1953-2011
Clapsaddle, Jerry. Jerry Clapsaddle Papers, 1981-2005
Confucius Institute at George Mason University Records, 2005-2015
Consortium for Continuing Higher Education in Northern Virginia Records, 1973-1982
George Mason Dean of the College Records, 1964-1970
George Mason Institute for Science and Technology records, 1983-1984
George Mason University Athletics Records, 1979-2010
George Mason University Audiovisual Collection, 1950-2005
George Mason University Board of Visitors Records, 1960-2011
George Mason University Broadside Photograph Collection, 1971-2001
George Mason University Center for Advancement of Public Health Records, 2006
George Mason University Center for Artificial Intelligence Records, 1988-1991
George Mason University Center for Computational Statistics and Probability Records, 1980s
George Mason University Center for Consciousness and Transformation Records, 2009
George Mason University Center for European Community Studies Records, 1990s
George Mason University Center for Global Education Records, 1998-2009
George Mason University Center for Global Studies Records, 2005-2013
George Mason University Center for Health Policy Records, 1980s-2011
George Mason University Center for History and New Media Records, 2009-2011
George Mason University Center for the Improvement of Productivity Records, 1980s
George Mason University Center for Interactive Management Records, 1985
George Mason University Center for Market Processes Records, 1980s-1990s
George Mason University Center for Outdoor Education Records, 2000
George Mason University Center for Recreation Resources Policy Records, 1990s
George Mason University Center for Service and Leadership Records, 1996
George Mason University Center for the Study of Constitutional Rights Records
George Mason University Center for the Study of the Americas Records, 1996
George Mason University Center for the Study of Public Choice Records, 1984-2003
George Mason University Center for World History Records, 2006-2009
George Mason University Center of Excellence in Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence Records, 1990
George Mason University College of Arts and Sciences Records, 1967-1993
George Mason University College of Health and Human Services Records, 1983-2011
George Mason University College of Professional Studies Records, 1972-1980
George Mason University Community Emergency Response Team Records, 2004-2008
George Mason University Counsel Records, 2000-2005
George Mason University College of Visual and Performing Arts Records, 1930s-2015
George Mason University Development and Alumni Affairs Records, 1972-2008
George Mason University Dissertation and Thesis Collection, 1973-2012
George Mason University English Language Institute Records, 1980s-2011
George Mason University Entrepreneurship Center Records, 1980s-1990s
George Mason University Facilities Records, 1952-2003 *
George Mason University Faculty Senate Records, 1966-2011
George Mason University Fiscal Services Records, 1985-2008
George Mason University "Frankly Speaking" Radio Show Records, 1980-1984 *
George Mason University Graduate Council Records, 1977-1990
George Mason University Helen A. Kellar Insitute for Human Disabilities Records, 1980s-1990s
George Mason University Honor Committe Records, 1962-1967
George Mason University Honors College Records, 2006-2013
George Mason University Human Resources and Payroll Records, 1980s-2011
George Mason University Indochina Institute Records, 1980s
George Mason University Initiatives in Educational Transformation Records, 1990s
George Mason University Institute for Advanced Public Policy Studies Records, 1980s-1990s
George Mason University Institute for Computational Sciences and Informatics Records, 1980s-1990
George Mason University Institute for History, Resources, and Policy Records, 1987
George Mason University Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science Records, 2006-2009
George Mason University International Center for Applied Studies in Information Technology records, 1997-1999
George Mason University International Institute Records, 1990-1996
George Mason University James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy Records, 1998-2002
George Mason University Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study Records, 1962-2000s
George Mason University Libraries Records, 1949-2008  
George Mason University List of University Archives Collections
George Mason University List of University and Student Publications
George Mason University National Center for Regional Mobility Records, 1990-1992
George Mason University New Century College Records, 1996-2011
George Mason University Office of Admissions Records, 1960-2011
George Mason University Office of the Chief of Staff Records, 1986-2000
George Mason University Office of Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics Records, 1984-2011
George Mason University Office of Continuing Professional Education Records, 1981-1986
George Mason University Office of Institutional Assessment Records, 1994-2015
George Mason University Office of Institutional Research and Reporting Records, 1990s-2000s
George Mason University Office of the Ombudsman Records, 2006-2010
George Mason University Office of the President Records, 1949-2004 *
George Mason University Office of the Registrar Records, 1959-1998
George Mason University Office of Research and Economic Development Records, 1991-2011
George Mason University Office of the Senior Vice President Records, 1978-1991
George Mason University Office of Student Financial Aid Records, 2009-2010
George Mason University Office of University Relations Newsclippings and Press Releases Records, 1953-2002
George Mason University Oral History Project Collection, 1978-2010
George Mason University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Records, 2006
George Mason University Photograph Collection, 1950s-2007 *
George Mason University Plan for Alternative General Education Records, 1983-1998
George Mason University Police Records, 1970s-2013
George Mason University Press Records, 1993-2009
George Mason University Procurement Technical Assistance Program Records, 1990s
George Mason University Robinson Professor Office Records, 1988-2002
George Mason University Scholars Program Records, 2005
George Mason University School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution Records, 1989-1995
George Mason University School of Management Records, 1995-2003
George Mason University Staff Senate Records, 2002-2006
George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering records, 1993-2012
George Mason University Women's Association Records, 1970-1981
George Mason University Women's Studies Resource and Research Center Records, 1990-2010
George Mason University Writing Across the Curriculum program records, 1980-2014
George Mason University Yearbook Collection*
Institutional Review Board Oral History Project Collection, 2007-2008
Johnson, Michael. Michael Johnson George Mason University history collection, 1965-1972
Krug, Robert C. Robert C. Krug Collection, 1965-1979

Laue, James H. James H. Laue Papers, 1936-1999
Mann, C. Harrison. C. Harrison Mann, Jr. Papers, 1832-1979
Mason Inn Records, 2010-2014
McFarlane, William Hugh. William Hugh McFarlane George Mason University History Collection, 1949-1977
Nelms, Doug. Doug Nelms photographs, 1963-1968
Robinson, Clarence J. Clarence J. Robinson Papers, 1897-1978
Rosenzweig, Roy. Roy Rosenzweig Papers, 1934-2007
Smith, Daniel D. Daniel D. Smith International School of Law Collection, 1973-1978
Smith, Glenn. Glenn Smith music collection, 1967-1996
Sockett, Hugh. Hugh Sockett Institute for Educational Transformation Records, 1986-2003
Theater of the First Amendment records, 1990-2011
Whalen, John. John Whalen George Mason University history collection, 1966-1975, 2005
Wilkins, Roger. Roger Wilkins Papers, 1968-2008
Wood, John C. John C. Wood Papers, 1956-1974