Archon is an online catalog for the holdings of Hekman Library's Heritage Hall and allows for searching of collection inventories. Heritage Hall serves as the official repository for records of Calvin University, Calvin Theological Seminary, and the Christian Reformed Church in North America. In addition, Heritage Hall has nearly 600 manuscript collections of personal papers and organizational records. Collections readily provide primary source materials for research in a wide range of disciplines, such as History, Economics, Psychology, Literature, Theology, Political Science, and more.
Art Abstracts is a comprehensive scholarly resource for art research dating back to 1984. Covers a variety of topics from fine, decorative, and commercial art, to folk art, photography, film, and architecture.
The Permanent Collection at the International Center of Photography (ICP) contains over 100,000 photographs. The collection spans the history of the photographic medium, from daguerreotypes to gelatin silver and digital chromogenic prints.
In formation since 1870,
the Metropolitan Museum's collection now contains more than two million works of
art from all aournd the world, ancient through modern times. About 6,500
objects—highlights from each of the Museum's curatorial departments as well as
the entire Department of European Paintings and the entire Department of
American Paintings and Sculpture—can be accessed online.
The ultimate purpose of the Museum is to acquire the best modern works of art. The collection is comprehensive; included are architecture and design, films and media, drawings, photographs, painting and sculpture, and prints and illustrated books.
The entire MCA Collection contains over 6,000 objects, with works representing trends in art after 1945 in all media including paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, film, installations, and artists' books.
Featuring 945 alphabetically arranged entries, this is an indispensable
biographical and critical guide to American art and artists from colonial times to
contemporary postmodernism. The dictionary also provides entries on people connected with the American art scene and notable American institutions.