The Glassboro Summit Collection is a Rowan University Campbell Library Digital Scholarship Center project created in collaboration with University Publications and the Archive and Special Collections. Its focus is to provide students, historians, and community members access to primary and secondary resources related to the Glassboro Summit. The collection also includes material related to Glassboro State College (now Rowan University), the Hollybush mansion, and Glassboro local history. The project centralizes and digitally preserves the material for easy access. The collection is intended as an educational resource to inspire new scholarship, learning, and curriculum about the Cold War, diplomacy, the Glassboro Summit and how the summit impacted the local community and international politics.
- Provide an online educational resource to access and study primary and secondary resources related to the Glassboro Summit, Glassboro State College (now Rowan University), the Hollybush mansion, and Glassboro local history.
- Centralize and share educational material that can be used with k-12 and higher education subjects such as historical methods, American studies, Political science, and local history and culture.
- Enhance scholarly communication through the development of new research, projects, and discussions
- Invite the community to explore and contribute to the history of the Glassboro Summit and its impact on the wider community
- Preserve material and stories related to the Glassboro Summit
- Search archival material for educational purposes
- Contribute items for possible inclusion into the collection
- Comprehensive resources listed to aid in the research and study of the Glassboro Summit and its impact
Please visit Project Team for a complete list of individuals who contributed to this project.
Contributing an item:
The Glassboro Summit Collection’s focus is to assist students, teachers, historians, and community members in learning about the history of the Glassboro Summit. By sharing your stories, photographs, documents, writings, and film footage you help future generations better understand this pivotal event in Cold War history and diplomacy and how the event impacted the local community and international politics. We are also interested in collecting and sharing new research, digital projects, and lesson plans related to the Glassboro Summit. If you are interested in contributing to the Glassboro Summit Collection please visit: http://glassborosummit.com/contribution
Suggested Citation of the Glassboro Summit Collection:
Benson, Michael, Borden, Sara, Holloway, Karen, Marshall, Lori. et al. The Glassboro Summit Collection. 2017. www.glassborosummit.com. Web. [access date].
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