Special Collections and Archives

Collections by Subject

*Collections with asterisks have digitized items

Humanities and Social Sciences

Aksyonov, Vassily. Vassily Aksyonov Papers, 1980s-2004
Blois, Beverly A. Beverly A. Blois PAGE Program Research Papers, 1980s
Burton, John W. John W. Burton Papers, 1937-1999
Censer, Jack Jack Censer Collection. 1980s-2012
Clapsaddle, Jerry. Jerry Clapsaddle Papers, 1981-2005
Feis, Herbert. Herbert Feis Papers, 1952-1972
Fisher, Margaret W. Margaret W. Fisher Papers, 1943-1993
Fowler, Jay Bradford. Jay Bradford Fowler, Jr. Papers, 1969-1997
Grossberg, Fred. Fred Grossberg Creative Writers' Workshop Collection, 1979-1980s
Foreman, Joel. Joel Foreman Documentary Videotape Collection, 1977-1988
Hatch, Roper Winslow. Winslow Roper Hatch Papers, 1958-1979
Herman, Arthur. Arthur Herman Papers, 1950-1999
Hoffman, Bernard G. Bernard G. Hoffman Ethnohistory Papers, 1953-1964
Krasnow, Shelley A. Shelley A. Krasnow Papers, 1962-1990
Lampe, Virginia. Virginia Lampe Papers, 1967-1978
Lander, Jean W. Jean W. Lander Collection, 1850s-1890s
Laue, James H. James H. Laue Papers, 1936-1999
Lavine, Thelma Z. Thelma Z. Lavine Papers, 1930s-2004
Lecos, Mary Anne. Mary Anne Lecos Papers, 1961-2008 
Legum, Stanley. Stanley Legum Experimental Linguistics Collection, 1960s-1970s
Jones, Morris. Morris Jones Papers, 1950s
McFarlane, Paul. Paul McFarlane Serials Collection, 1897-1898
Paden, John N. John N. Paden Papers, 1950s-2000s
Pugh, Evelyn. Evelyn Pugh Papers, 1959-1983
Raper, Arthur. Arthur Raper Papers, 1959-1975
Rosenzweig, Roy. Roy Rosenzweig Papers, 1934-2007
Vekker, Lev. Lev Vekker Papers, 1990s
Verheyen, Egon. Egon Verheyen Papers, 1959-2008
Warburton, Clark E. Clark E. Warburton Papers, 1920-1979
Wilkins, Roger. Roger Wilkins Papers, 1968-2008

Northern Virginia and Regional History

Arundel, Arthur. Arthur Arundel Papers, 1964-1990
Baptie, Charles. Charles Baptie Photograph Collection, 1917-1995 *
Carnes, Milton. Milton Barnes Papers, 1853-1891 *
Briscoe, William Darke. William Darke Briscoe Civil War Diaries Collection
Brockman, Paul. Paul Brockman Papers, 1971-1976
Broyhill, Joel. Joel Broyhill Papers, 1952-1974
Campbell, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Campbell Papers, circa 1964-1978
Burke Centre Conservator Newsletter, 1977-1993
Cole, Noman. Noman M. Cole, Jr. Papers, 1962-1996
Conger, Drew Nemser. Drew Nemser Conger George Mason College Collection, 1961-1965
Fairfax, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Fairfax Cookbook, 1694-1795
Fauquier County School Board Records, 1986-1996
Dulles Corridor Rail Association Records, 1985-2011
Fisher, Joseph L. Joseph L. Fisher Papers, 1962-1991
Fox, Mary Elise. Mary Elise Fox Photograph Collection, 1935-1959
Haight, Alexander. Alexander Haight Family Collection, 1764-1977 *
Hollin Hills Civic Association Records, 1940s-2010s
Krug, Robert C. Robert C. Krug Collection, 1965-1979
League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area Collection, 1948-2009
Lytton, Randolph. Randolph Lytton Historical Virginia Graphic Materials Collection, 1861-1863
Lytton, Randolph H. Randolph H. Lytton Historical Postcards of Fairfax, Virginia, 1860-1966
Mason Family Manuscript Account Book, 1792-1820
McFarlane, William Hugh. William Hugh McFarlane George Mason University History Collection, 1949-1977
McGrath, Dorn. Dorn McGrath Fairfax County Slide Collection, 1963-2004
Northern Virginia Civil War Images Collection, 1853-1914 *
Northern Virginia History Collection, 1911-1987 
Northern Virginia Oral History Project Collection, 1958-1996
Northern Virginia Planning Collection, 1954-1976
Pennino, Martha. Martha Pennino Papers, 1960-2005 *
Pioneer America Society Archives, 1964-1980
Rapp, John. John Rapp, Jr. Photograph Collection, 1920s
Robinson, Clarence J. Clarence J. Robinson Papers, 1897-1978
Rose, Ruth Preston. Ruth Preston Rose Northern Virginia History Collection, 1970-1999
Saint Andrew's Society Collection, 1860s-1980s
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
Templeman, Eleanor L. Eleanor L. Templeman Local History Collection, 1950s-1960s
Virginia Historical Documents Collection, 18th-19th century
Virginians for Dulles Records, 1947-1984
Virtual Library of Virginia Records, 1994-2007
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern Virginia Records, 1938-1997
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

Oral History

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
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

Politics and Government

American Political Items Collectors Collection, 1895-1988
Atkins, Oliver F. Oliver F. Atkins Photograph Collection, 1943-1975 *
Brinch, Esther, Esther Brinch Cuban Revolution Documents Collection, 1960-1967
Brockman, Paul. Paul Brockman Papers, 1971-1976
Broyhill, Joel. Joel Broyhill Papers, 1952-1974
Civic Education Project Records, 1992-2004
Davis, Tom. Tom Davis Papers, 1994-2008
DuVal, Clive. Clive L. DuVal Papers, 1960-1994
Fisher, Joseph L. Joseph L. Fisher Papers, 1962-1991
Harway, Max. Max Harway Papers, 1934-2007
Heclo, Hugh. Hugh Heclo Government Policy Collection, 1901-1991
Lampe, Henry O. Henry O. Lampe Papers, 1960s-1980s
Lampe, Virginia. Virginia Lampe Papers, 1967-1978
Laue, James H. James H. Laue Papers, 1936-1999
La Vean, Michael. Michael La Vean French Documents Collection, 1751-1851
League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area Collection, 1948-2009
Levy, Philip. Philip Levy Civil Rights Collection, 1948-1953
Lynch, Edwin. Edwin M Lynch Vietnam War Protest Collection, 1965-1975
Mann, C. Harrison. C. Harrison Mann, Jr. Papers, 1950-1977
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  
McNamara, Francis J. Francis J. McNamara Collection, 1928-1997
Miller, Emilie F. Emilie F. Miller Papers, 1987-1991
Parris, Stanford E. Stanford E. Parris Papers, 1964-1987
Pennino, Martha. Martha Pennino Papers, 1960-2005 *
Peach, Edward M. Edward M. Peach Historical Newspaper Collection, 1963-1974
Phillippi, Frank. Frank Phillippi Watergate Collection, 1968-1976
Rottier, Jack. Jack Rottier Photograph Collection, 1953-1983
Schell, Arden B. Arden B. Schell Watergate Collection, 1972-1974
Scott, Arthur E. Arthur E. Scott Photograph Collection, 1910-1976 *
Scott, William Lloyd. William Lloyd Scott Papers, 1967-1979
Sherwood, Stacy C. Stacy C. Sherwood Fairfax City Government Collection, 1955-1987
Steele, Ira E. Ira E. Steele Recorded Sound Collection, 1960s-1970s 
Wilkins, Roger. Roger Wilkins Papers, 1968-2008
Wolf, Agnes. Agnes Wolf Papers, 1966-2006
Wood, John C. John C. Wood Papers, 1956-1974

Prints and Photographs

Anson, Abraham. Abraham Anson Papers, 1940s-2005  
Atchison Union Depot and Railroad Company Photograph Collection, circa 1880s-1890s
Atkins, Oliver F. Oliver F. Atkins Photograph Collection, 1943-1975 *
Brenner, Bernard. Bernard Brenner Brass Rubbings Collection, circa 1978-1990
Bailey, Broadus. Broadus Bailey French Revolution Print Collection, 1804 *
Baptie, Charles. Charles Baptie Photograph Collection, 1917-1995 *
Clark, Leonard H. Leonard H. Clark Military History Collection, 1942-1968
Drennon, Christine. Christine Drennon European Lantern Slide Collection, 300-1950
East German Poster Collection Culture and Science Series, 1952-1991
East German Poster Collection Film Series, 1947-1995
East German Poster Collection Art Exhibitions Series, 1955-1994
East German Poster Collection Performing Arts Series, 1955-1997
East German Poster Collection Political Series, 1943-2009
England, Patricia. Patricia England Fine Print Collection, 1970s-1980s
Federal Theatre Project Photograph Collection, 1936-1939 *
Fox, Mary Elise. Mary Elise Fox Photograph Collection, 1935-1959
French Communist Party Poster Collection, 1949-2008
Holsinger, George B. George B. Holsinger Photograph Collection, 1860s-1900s
Garrick Players Photograph Collection, 1965-1968
George Mason University Broadside Photograph Collection, 1971-2001
George Mason University Photograph Collection, 1950s-2007
Japanese Invasion of Manchuria Photograph Collection, 1923-1933 *
Ker Edith McChesney. Edith McChesney Ker Collection, 1950s-2003
Klemp, Gustav Gustav Klemp World War I German Graphic Materials Collection, 1901-1922
Kuratorium Unteilbares Deutschland Photograph Collection, 1959-1964
Larkin Family Photograph Collection, 1886-1905
Lytton, Randolph. Randolph Lytton Historical Virginia Graphic Materials Collection, 1861-1863
Lytton, Randolph H. Randolph H. Lytton Historical Postcards of Fairfax, Virginia, 1860-1966
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
Midwest Commercial Architecture Photograph Collection, circa 1910s
Northern Virginia Civil War Images Collection, 1853-1914 *
Orth, Donald Donald Orth Geological Survey Photograph Collection
Performing Arts Graphic Material Collection, 1664-1984
Pictorial Study of Road Test One - Maryland Collection,1950-1953
Porgy and Bess Poster Collection, 1952-1956
Harold T. Rib Aerial Photograph Collection
Rottier, Jack. Jack Rottier Photograph Collection, 1953-1983
Sandved, Kjell. Kjell Sandved Nature Photograph Collection, 1960s-2008
Scott, Arthur E. Arthur E. Scott Photograph Collection, 1910-1976 *
"Scenes from Behind the Wall: Images of East Germany, 1989/90" Exhibit Collection *
Southwestern United States Photograph Collection, 1893 *
Vietnam Military Assistance Advisory Group Team 58 Photograph Collection, 1955-1965

Reston, Virginia

Clark, Phillip. Phillip Clark Papers, 2001-2004
Conklin and Rossant Reston Project Collection, 1960-1990 *
Edwards, David A. David A. Edwards Papers, 1970-2011
Greater Reston Newcomers and Neighbors Scrapbook Collection
Grinberg, Paul. Paul Grinberg Reston Collection, 1962-1968
Gulf Oil Reston Records, 1963
Kane, Patrick. Patrick Kane Papers, 1967-2002
Loux, G. Ridgley. G. Ridgley Loux Papers, 1974-1993
Lubin, Carol R. Carol R. Lubin Papers, 1960-1981*
McCandless, Peter. Peter McCandless Papers, 1978-1992
McDevitt, Marcia E. Marcia E. McDevitt Papers, 1972-2008
Netherton, Nan. Nan Netherton Reston History Collection, 1962-1989
Nicoson, William. William Nicoson Papers, 1954-1999 *
Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston Collection, 1955-2011
Northern Virginia Planning Collection, 1954-1976
Pass, David. David Pass Papers, 1934-2001
Planned Community Archives, 1960-2009
Prichard, Edgar A. Edgar A. Prichard Papers, 1962-1981 *
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
Simon, Robert E. Robert E. Simon, Jr. Papers, 1960-2006 *
Steinbauer, Francis C. Francis C. Steinbauer Reston Planning and Development Collection, 1962-1990
Underhill, Jack. Jack Underhill Papers, 1963-1997 *
Veatch, Charles A. Charles A. Veatch Papers, 1970-2004
Warner Cable Reston Videotape Collection, 1971-1989

Science and Technology

Anson, Abraham. Abraham Anson Papers, 1940s-2005
Bauer, David. David Bauer Papers, 1974-1995
Cole, Noman M. Noman M. Cole, Jr. Papers, 1962-1996
Larson, Clarence E. Clarence E. Larson Science and Technology Oral History Collection, 1983-1993
Litchfield, Carol D. Carol D. Litchfield Microbiology Collection, 1924-1997
McClare, Colin F. Colin F. McClare Papers, 1960s-1970s
Mielczarek, Eugenie. Eugenie Mielczarek Papers, 1965-1997
Morowitz, Harold J. Harold J. Morowitz Papers, 1944-2010
Ozernoy Leonid M. Leonid M. Ozernoy Papers, 1960-2002
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 *

Theatre and Performing Arts

American Theater Association Records, 1972-1986
Arena Stage Records, 1950-2007
Becher, John C. John C. Becher Soldier Show Collection, 1940-1953
Bosworth, Francis. Francis Bosworth Papers, 1933-1982
Breen, Robert S. Robert S. Breen Theater Collection, 1935-1973
Broadway Souvenir Theatre Programs Collection, 1942-1997
Browne, Theodore. Theodore Browne Papers, 1936-1941
Chamberlain, Jeffrey. Jeffrey Chamberlain Music Collection, circa 1908-1980s
Chessé, Ralph. Ralph Chessé Papers, 1935-1975 *
Conkle, E.P. E.P. Conkle Papers, 1928-1994
di Bonaventura, Sam. Sam di Bonaventura Papers, 1900-1998  
Dowell, George B. George B. Dowell Papers, 1931-1986
Edson, Eda. Eda Edson Papers, 1930-1976 *
Federal Theatre Project Collection, 1885-1986 *
Federal Theatre Project Personal Papers, 1926-1991
Federal Theatre Project Photograph Collection, 1936-1939 *
Fichandler, Thomas C. Thomas C. Fichandler Papers, 1950-1997
Fichandler, Zelda. Zelda Fichandler Papers, 1950-2000
Garn, Cynthia. Cynthia Garn Film Production Collection, 1957-1968
Garrick Players Photograph Collection, 1965-1968
Goldman, Arnold. Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper Collection, 1931-1973
Graham, Hedley Gordon Hedley Gordon Graham Papers, 1920s-1983
Japanese Phonograph Record Collection, circa 1927-1932
Jordanova, Victoria. Victoria Jordanova Music Collection, 1993-1996
Kinacannon, Claire. Claire Kincannon Theater Collection, 1955-2011
Kitch, Ken. Ken Kitch Papers, 1950-2000
Knapp, J. Burke. J. Burke Knapp Papers, 1960s
Lawson, Kate. Kate Lawson Papers, 1936-1940 *
Lynch, Dorothea Thomas Dorothea Thomas Lynch Papers, 1936-1979
Mack, Frank. Frank Mack Papers, 1980s-1990s
Miller, J. Howard. J. Howard Miller Papers, 1891-1946
Motion Picture Press Kit Collection, 1968-2004
Music, Theatre, and Spoken Word Sound Recordings Collection, 1949-1986
Nelson, Virginia. Virginia Nelson Playbills Collection, 1939-2007
North American 19th Century Theatre Broadside Collection, 1850-1867
Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston Collection, 1955-2011
Papas, Sophocles. Sophocles Papas Papers, 1900-1998
Performing Arts Graphic Material Collection, 1664-1984
Peterson, Arthur. Arthur Peterson Papers, 1940-1987
Prosky, Robert. Robert Prosky Papers, 1909-2007
Reich, Molka. Molka Reich Papers, 1904-1986 *
Rice. Adams T. Adams T. Rice Papers
Robeson, Paul. Paul Robeson Sound Recording Collection, 1955
Rodrigues, Charles. Charles Rodrigues Playbill Collection, 1879-2009
Russak, Ben. Ben Russak Papers, 1935-1942
Schnitzer, Robert C. Robert C. Schnitzer Papers, 1950-1980
Simon, Louis. Louis Simon Papers, 1936-1981
Sundgaard. Arnold. Arnold Sundgaard Papers, 1925-1988 *
Theatre Recordings Collection, 1960s
Vitale, Edward. Edward Vitale Violin Music Collection, ca. 1700-1900

Transportation and Planning

American Public Transportation Association Records, 1898-1999 *
Deen, Thomas Blackburn. Thomas Blackburn Deen Papers, 1957-1995
Dulles Corridor Rail Association Records, 1985-2011
Edwards. David A. David A. Edwards Papers, 1970-2011
Francois, Francis. Francis Francois Papers, 1970s-1990s
Fraser, Ron. Ron Fraser Papers, 1991-1996
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
Lampe, Henry O. Henry O. Lampe Papers, 1960s-1980s
Loudoun Station Collection, 2001-2003
McDonnell. James J. James J. McDonnell Transportation Collection, 1939-1995
Mertz, William L. William L. Mertz Transportation Collection, 1955-1990
Netherton, Ross. Ross Netherton Transportation Collection, 1950s-1990s
Partners for Livable Communities Collection, 1962-1994
Partners for Livable Communities Records, 1960-2012
Pass, David. David Pass Papers, 1934-2001
Pictorial Study of Road Test One - Maryland Collection,1950-1953
Planned Community Archives, 1960-2009
Steele, Clarence A. Clarence A. Steele Papers, 1933-1969
Underhill, Jack. Jack Underhill Papers, 1963-1997 *
Wohl, Martin. Martin Wohl Papers, 1919-2000s

University Archives and History

George Mason University Athletic Department Records, 1979-2010
George Mason University Board of Visitors Records
George Mason University Broadside Photograph Collection, 1971-2001
George Mason University Dissertation and Thesis Collection, 1973-2012
George Mason University Center for the Study of Constitutional Rights Records
George Mason University Facilities Records, 1952-2003 *
George Mason University "Frankly Speaking" Radio Show Records, 1980-1984 *
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 Office of the Chief of Staff Records, 1986-2000
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 the Senior Vice President Records, 1978-1991
George Mason University Office of University Relations Newsclippings Collection, 1953-2002
George Mason University Office of University Relations Press Releases, 1956-1997
George Mason University Oral History Project Collection, 1978-2010
George Mason University Plan for Alternative General Education Records, 1983-1998
George Mason University Photograph Collection, 1950s-2007 *
George Mason University Writing Across the Curriculum program records, 1980-2014
George Mason University Yearbook Collection*