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February 16, 2017
This post is the first in a new series highlighting recent additions to the Pearl digital archive. This month, we are especially excited to share a variety of new archival, photographic, book, audio, and video collections covering topics such as the American Revolution, mission work, Civil Rights, and the Vietnam War. Featured historical figures include John Witherspoon, George Duffield, Isabel Rogers, Joseph P. Cochran, John A. Redhead, James Baldwin, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Calvin Thielman....
June 2, 2016

A few months ago, we announced the launch of our new digital library, Pearl--a digital asset management system (DAMS) built on the open-source software framework, Islandora. Today, we are excited to announce that we have added...

April 4, 2014

On April 1st, we updated our 60-year old microfilming program and officially went digital. Microfilm used to be the only way to permanently preserve records, but technological advances have made digital preservation a good alternative and far superior in its usability, cost, and space saving benefits. Furthermore, microfilm can still be used in conjunction with a digital preservation program by...

July 6, 2012

PHS has recently digitized and made available several collections of 19th and early 20th century missionary periodicals. Through our partners at the Lyrasis Mass Digitization Collaborative, we have added five Presbyterian serials (Missionary Reporter, 1829-1832; Presbyterian Treasury of Education, Religion and General Intelligence, 1848-1849; Presbyterian Monthly, 1867-1870; Presbyterian Monthly Record, 1869-1886; and Church at Home and Abroad, 1895-1898) and a...

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