International Correspondence Schools of Scranton Collection Guide

International Correspondence Schools of Scranton Collection

Collection Guide

Summary

Abstract
Newsletters, circulars, marketing materials, photographs, scrapbooks, course books, textbooks, documents, and other artifacts from the records of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton (ICS).
Source
Thompson Education Direct, Gifts
Creator(s)
International Correspondence Schools of Scranton (ICS)
Date Range
1890s - present
Language(s)
English, Spanish, German, French

Access and Use

Digital Access

Only a small selection of materials from this collection has been digitized. All digitized materials are publicly available online.

Please note that many ICS publications have been digitized by other libraries and organizations and may be available via the Digital Public Library of America, Internet Archive, HathiTrust, and/or Google Books.

Physical Access

Physical materials may be browsed by appointment in the Reading Room of the University Archives and McHugh Special Collections.

Rights

Items in the University of Scranton Archives and Helen Gallagher McHugh Special Collections may be made available to visiting researchers to support research, scholarship, education, and private study under an assertion of fair use (17 U.S.C. 107). The University of Scranton respects the intellectual property rights of others and does not claim any copyright interest in these materials. It is your responsibility to determine the ownership and status of copyright in any materials you may wish to use beyond fair use, and obtain the permission of the copyright owner, if needed. Individuals or organizations holding additional information about the copyright status of items in this collection are invited to contact the University Archives staff at archives@scranton.edu.

Materials dated prior to 1923 are believed to be in the public domain and may be used without restriction.

Preferred Citation

[Item Title], [Folder], [Box], International Correspondence Schools of Scranton Collection, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton. [Reference URL for digital objects]

Linked Data


Contents

Administrative/Biographical History

See History of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains newsletters, circulars, marketing materials, photographs, scrapbooks, course books, textbooks, documents, and other artifacts from the records of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton (ICS), dating from 1897 to present.

Inventory

Processing of this collection is continually ongoing as new materials are regularly acquired. Please contact McHugh Special Collections staff for the most up-to-date inventory.


Acquisition Information

A deed of gift was signed in 2006 by Thompson Education Direct, which has since been acquired by Penn Foster. Prior to the deed of gift, Thompson Education Direct had been donating materials periodically since 2002.


Processing Notes

Processing

Processing of this collection began in 2006 and is continually ongoing as new materials are regularly acquired.

Digitization

Selected materials from the collection have been digitized, generally upon researcher demand. Materials were digitized in-house using an Epson Expression 10000XL. Most images were captured at 300 dpi, 24-bit color in TIFF format.

Harvesting

Metadata from this collection is exposed via Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Known, active harvests include: