Digital Collections

Homer. Odyssey. Papyrus fragment, Col. inv. 201c1, P. Col. VIII

APIS: Advanced Papyrological Information System
APIS is a component of the larger Papyrological Navigator database, a worldwide aggregation of digital images, metadata, translations and transcriptions of papyri and ostraca (clay tablets).  A listing of Columbia's ca. 5,800 papyri and ostraca can be viewed here

New York Central Railroad Company. Annual Report (1950), front cover

Columbia Historical Corporate Reports: Digitized Reports from Watson Library's Collection
Selected from the collections of Columbia's Watson Library of Business & Economics, this collection presents ca. 770 digitized reports issued between 1850-1960 by some 36 companies, including department stores, utilities, banks, and railroads.

Columbia Library Columns, v.41, no.1 (1991: Nov), front cover

Columbia Library Columns
A digitized collection of the journal published by Columbia University Libraries from 1951 to 1996, comprising over 6,900 pages in 46 volumes (135 issues).

Ling Long, v. 1, no. 1 (1931) , front cover

Ling Long Women's Magazine
A digital version of Ling Long Women's Magazine, originally published in Shanghai from 1931 to 1937 and of significant scholarly research value in several disciplines.

Leroy Hulbert, photographer. Robert R. Blacker house: View from garden to rear elevation, ca. 1915

Greene & Greene Architectural Records and Papers Collection
An online collection guide and image database of architectural designs and drawings by Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene, architects of the American Arts and Crafts Movement.

Apartment houses, nos. 5 and 7 W. 65th Street. Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, v. 50, no. 1285 (October 29, 1892), p. [538]

Real Estate Record and Builders Guide
Digitized volumes of The Real Estate Record and Builders Guide, a magazine detailing building activity in New York City and its environs that began publication in the late 1860s. The project website provides sales, mortgage, conveyance, and other data  as well as illustrated articles on buildings and neighborhood development.

Gilbert Stuart. John Jay, 1794. (Image courtesy of The National Gallery of Art)

The Papers of John Jay
An online index and text database of correspondence, memos, diaries, etc. written by or to the American statesman John Jay (1745-1829).