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Distance Teaching: Faculty

Online library collections, services, assessment, and librarian consultations. Links to Canvas help.

Overview of Online Archives & Primary Materials

Collage of materials in the Emerson Archives.The Emerson College Archives & Special Collections (ECASC) is home to historical materials focusing on the history of the College as well as other topics - such as theater, journalism, comedy, and communication disorders - which complement the College's curriculum.  These materials come in many different forms, from yearbooks to films, which can enrich your students' educational projects.

Below you will find a list of digital resources ECASC has made available online, as well as a list of useful digital resources owned by other institutions.  If you have any questions or would like help in designing your assignments, please contact ECASC at 617-824-8679 or  Click the links below to view the various digital collections listed on this page:


Online Emerson Archives Collections

Other Online Primary Resource Collections 

Online Newspaper Access and News Broadcasts             

Online Emerson Archives Collections

Comedy & Theatre

Emerson & Student Groups History


Select Online Collections of Primary Resource