Since 1930, The All State has been the primary student publication of Austin Peay State University. This publication has spanned nearly the entire breadth of the institution. This collection includes scanned copies of every issue of the publication dating back to the very first headline, "CLAXTON HAILED PRESIDENT." In addition to being …
Over the years since its founding, Austin Peay State University has had a number of names, and so has its yearbook. This collection houses the entirety of the yearbooks published for Austin Peay, including the Farewell and Hail, The Governor's Pride, and The Monocle. Yearbooks are available during the following time periods: …
The first Border to Border exhibition was held in the Trahern Gallery in 1987. At that time, the APSU Larson Drawing collection was established with the generous support and fund-raising efforts of local art patron, Mabel Larson. Over 100 drawings have been purchased for the collection, from this on-going national biennial …
As the forerunner of today's popular advice columnists, Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer (1861-1951), writing under the pen name "Dorothy Dix," was America's highest paid and most widely read female journalist at the time of her death. Her advice on love and marriage was syndicated in newspapers around the world. One of her most …
The Clarksville Photographs collection includes photographs from the mid 1800s to the present. The photographs are from the Matt Kirk Collection that were donated to the University Archives and Special Collections. The variety of photographs captures life on the Cumberland River to include buildings, Dunbar Cave, parades, tobacco, and …
The Felix G. Woodward Digital Library is an interdisciplinary multimedia database that supports the research and instructional needs of the Austin Peay State University community. The Digital Library provides access to four collections: The All State Archives, Clarksville Photographs, Dorothy Dix Collection, and Mabel Larson Gallery.
The digital images were scanned at 8-bit grayscale or 24-bit RGB color on a ScanPartner 15C flatbed scanner at 600 dpi or a Nikon Super Coolscan at 4000 dpi to create high resolution, uncompressed TIFF images; web access images were resized and converted to 72 ppi JPEG images for web devliery. Some images were cleaned up or cropped for Web display purposes only. Files were loaded into the CONTENTdm digital media management software, assigned metadata, and uploaded to the library's Web server.
The All State digital collection was scanned as above, with the addition of the use of a digital camera and copy stand for larger bound issues. CONTENTdm's Optical Character Recognition technology was used to create a word for word index of each page of the publication. Each issue was uploaded in high resolution JPEG format and was converted to a printable PDF format by CONTENTdm.