Scranton Local History Collection Guide

Scranton Local History Collection

Collection Guide

Summary

Abstract
Books and periodicals related to the history of the city of Scranton, the Lackawanna Valley, and the surrounding Northeastern Pennsylvania area.
Date Range
1800 - Present
Language(s)
English

Access and Use

Digital Access

Selected materials from this collection have been digitized and are publicly available via the Library's digital collections. Digitized local history books are also available via Internet Archive.

Physical Access

The collection is open for research. 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 and McHugh Special Collections staff at archives@scranton.edu.

Preferred Citation

[Author]. [Book Title]. [City]: [Publisher], [Year]. Scranton Local History Collection, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton. [Reference URL for digital objects]

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Contents

Scope and Content Note

Books and periodicals related to the history of the city of Scranton, the Lackawanna Valley, and the surrounding Northeastern Pennsylvania area.

Inventory

Local history materials have been cataloged in the Weinberg Memorial Library system:


Acquisition Information

This collection is continually growing through gifts and purchases.


Processing Notes

Digitization

Six books from this collection were digitized by Internet Archive in 2008 as part of the LYRASIS Mass Digitization Collaborative. Images were captured at 400 dpi in JPEG2000 format. Master images as well as derivative PDFs can be downloaded from Internet Archive.

Harvesting

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