This article describes the process and outcomes of working with an undergraduate writing course as they created original scholarship for a digital map edition. Traditionally, library interventions in writing courses are limited to introducing students to library resources, developing better search terms, and research strategies. More recently librarians have incorporated primary source materials from special collections and archives into some classes as a way to engage student research. We worked with a faculty writing partner to introduce students to an archive but framed the experience through the lens of spatial thinking.
The Harry Wood Papers are comprised of original artwork, awards, correspondence, poetry, research papers, short stories, and writings. The collection is divided into five series: Series I: Artwork, Series II: Awards, Series III: Media Clippings, Series IV: Photographs and Slides, and Series V: Written Materials.
The Ralph J. Amelio Papers consist of four series: Series I: Biographical, Series II: Instruction, Series III: Newsletters, And Series IV: Research.
This collection houses records, publications, and photographs documenting the Arizona Educational Media Association (AEMA) from 1948 to 1990.
The Arizona Educational Media Association Collection is divided into six series: Series I: Board of Directors, Series II: Conferences, Series III: Membership, Series IV: Newsletters, Series V: Photographs, and Series VI: Related Organizations. Oversized materials can be found in box ten.
The Nikos Metallinos Papers contain Dr. Metallinos’ courses syllabi, lecture materials, and videotaped lectures on Television Aesthetics. Materials are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
The Marina McIsaac Papers contain slides, teaching aides, and research papers. The collection is divided into two series.
The Barbara Seels Collection contains conference memorabilia, pamphlets, conference papers, photographs, conference presentations, correspondence, newsletters, and slides. Materials are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
The Dennis W. Pett Papers include articles, publications, and ephemera dating from 1943 to 1986. The collection is arranged in seven series.
This collection houses minutes, memoranda, audio-visual catalogs, reports, newsletters, financial statements, correspondence, and Central Arizona Film Cooperative Records documenting the Arizona Instructional Media Network’s history, audio-visual materials available for use, and the AIMN’s dissolution and transfer of assets.
This collection houses research and teaching materials documenting Barbara Seels’ work in the field of visual literacy between 1968 and 1999.
The Priscilla Hardin Papers contain correspondence, conference announcements, membership lists, and other records documenting the activities of the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA). Also included are materials showing the beginnings of the Journal of Visual Verbal Languaging.
This collection houses correspondence, budgets, evaluations, ephemera, lesson plans, grant proposals, research papers, and audio and visual materials documenting Joel Benedict’s career as a professor and work with the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA).
The John L. Debes III Collection includes correspondence, articles, papers, photographs, and ephemera. The collection, which runs from 1964 1985, is divided into five series and two subseries.
The Lida Cochran Papers are comprised of four series: Series I: Instruction, Series II: Research, Series III: Teaching Aids, and Series IV: Visual Literacy Organizations.
The Ron Sutton Papers include correspondence, course descriptions and ephemera. The collection, which dates from 1972-1996, is divided into two series: American University Curriculum – Visual Literacy: Learning to See, and the International Visual Literacy Association.
The Joel A. Benedict Papers are comprised of four series: Series I: Educational Materials, Series II: Professional, Series III: Visual Literacy Associations, and Series IV: Visual Literacy Newsletters. Materials are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
This collection houses a variety of materials documenting the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) between 1969 and 2001.
The International Visual Literacy Association Curricula in Visual Literacy Project(IVLACVLP). Papers include correspondence, program descriptions, photographs, and reports. The collection, which runs from 1977 to 1982, is divided into the following series: Programs Appearing In “Curriculum In Visual Literacy,” Programs Reviewed By International Visual Literacy Association Task Force, Administrative Papers, and Dennis Drake Correspondence.
This collection houses artifacts associated with the Visual Literacy Collection that were either received individually or removed from manuscript collections.