AUC Rare Books and Special Collections Digital LibraryTime 2020-07-14 20:02:38
Description:University on the Square, Documenting Egypt's 21st Century RevolutionThe University on the Square: Documenting Egypt s 21st Century Revolution digital collection features oral histories, photographs, video recordings, and visual art that document the January 25th Revolution. The digital collection preserves the history of the 18 Days in Egypt and beyond by collecting content from activists, more...K.A.C. Creswell Photographs of Islamic ArchitectureThe K.A.C. Creswell Photographs of Islamic Architecture digital collection currently contains over 300 oversized photographs collected by K.A.C. Creswell of Islamic architecture in Egypt. Photographs were collected by Creswell from notable photographers in Cairo such as Antonio Beato, and G. Legekian. Notable buildings in the collection more...Egyptian Postcard CollectionThe Egyptian Postcard Collection contains over 800 postcards (mostly from the late 19th and early 20th century) depicting Egypt. Common topics include the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Citadel, the Nile River, mosques, archaeological sites in Luxor, the Suez Canal, and scenes from cities and villages. Several cards have handwritten notes on more...The SphinxThe Sphinx: English Illustrated Weekly was a weekly English-language magazine, first published in Cairo in 1892 that ran until 1947. The magazine targeted English expatriates, tourists, and Anglophone Egyptian elites. It was only published during the high tourist season (generally November to April) and articles focused on society more...AUC Campus PhotographsThe AUC Campus Photographs Collection contains photographs, architectural sketches and plans, from the buildings across AUC s campuses over the years.
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