Category Archives: Digital Collections

METAscripta: VFL Digital Humanities Project

          METAscripta is a large-scale digital humanities project of the Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library (VFL) in the Department of Special Collections of Pius XII Memorial Library. The METAscripta team includes library faculty, staff, graduate … Continue reading

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Jesuits and Baseball: 19th-Century SLU Prefect Diaries Online

1870, Sept. 29th   Boys went to see the match between [the] Red Stockings and [the] Empires — R[uns] S[cored] 7 — E[rrors] 5. It rained at the fifth in[ning]. Prefect Diaries for the years 1851 to 1894 from the Saint Louis University Libraries … Continue reading

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University Libraries Special Collections Joins Digital Scriptorium

Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections has joined Digital Scriptorium — the online, national union catalog for medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. Supported by a consortium of academic, public, and independent research libraries, Digital Scriptorium, which has received grants from the … Continue reading

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Newly Digitized Pope Postcards

With Francis, the first Jesuit pope, ensconced in Rome, what better item from our collections to highlight than this colorful set of chromolithographic postcards honoring the popes? I Sommi Pontefici Romani was issued by Litografia Armanino in 1903 in honor … Continue reading

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New Alumni Magazines Digital Collection

In a cooperative project between Archives & Manuscripts, the Saint Louis University Libraries Digitization Center, and University Marketing and Communications, we are proud to announce the library’s latest digital collection — “Saint Louis University Alumni Magazines.” The university’s first alumni … Continue reading

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