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Digital Projects in Special Collections and Archives

Sharing digital projects created by students working with Special Collections archival materials

Mapping projects with University Archives

Screenshot of a Google Map of Cal Poly with colorful points on the map depicting sites of activism at Cal Poly.

Mapping Student Activism at Cal Poly 

  • Tool: ArcGIS Online
  • Creators: SCA student assistants 
  • Archives data: Student newspaper articles and other research from the University Archives
  • Timeframe: 1 quarter and ongoing
  • Link to map

 

 

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Building Cal Poly

 

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Mapping the Trees of Cal Poly

 

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Crowdsourcing University Archives Photo pins

 

San Luis Obispo Research

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Views of San Luis Obispo, 1904

 

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1883 San Luis Obispo County

Beyond San Luis Obispo

ArcGIS Story Map: The Forgotten Work of Arthur G. Barton

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  • Tool: ArcGIS Story Maps
  • Creators: Ella Ban, Special Collections and Archives Student Assistant
  • Archives data: Project Index for the Arthur G. Barton Papers
  • Timeframe: Winter Quarter 2020
  • Link to StoryMap

 

ArcGIS Tour Map: William F. Cody, a Desert Pioneer

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  • Tool: ArcGIS Story Maps Map Tour
  • Creators: Katie Sheetz, Special Collections and Archives Student Assistant
  • Archives data: Project Index for the William F. Cody Papers
  • Timeframe: Summer 2016
  • Link to map