The items in this collection are housed in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections in the Terrell Library.
About the Collection:
This site, the World Civilizations Image Repository (WCIR), consists of a series of image databases drawn from donated personal faculty collections and images located in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) at the WSU libraries. The primary purpose of the WCIR is to provide WSU World Civilizations faculty with non-copyright restricted images for classroom use. Users may search across all collections by entering terms or selecting topics provided above. To view the individual collections click on one of the following links:
- Photographs of Turkey
- Photographs of Japan
- Photographs of Ireland
- Photographs of India and Thailand by Prof. Paul Brians
- Photographs of Asia and Europe by Prof. Marina Tolmacheva
- Historical engravings from the rare book collections in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Searching the Database:
Entering search terms in the box located at the top of the page will search across the descriptions of all items in this collection. To view all items, select Browse This Collection. Search results are displayed as a series of thumbnail images that may be browsed. To view the larger image and its corresponding description, click on the thumbnail. An option to return to the home page for this collection is provided in the banner.
Creating the Database:
Prof. Paul Brians took the photographs in the Turkey, Japan, and Ireland collections and provided descriptions of the images. Prof. Marina Tolmacheva donated images from Central Asia and China and also asssisted with the captions. Mark O'English added subject, genre, and place name headings. Al Cornish provided technical support for CONTENTdm. Michael Walpole designed the graphics. Trevor Bond created this page and coordinated the project.