Photography and Other Imagery

Library Image Search

Dig into the Library's extensive image collection

U.Va. Visual History Collection

Large collection of U.Va. images—major categories include the Rotunda, Sports and Athletic Events, and Faculty and Students

Resources for Finding Images

The best sources for images and a guide to using them.

The Holsinger Studio Collection

The Holsinger Studio Collection constitutes a unique photographic record of life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia, from before the turn of the century through World War I.

Jackson Davis Collection of African-American Educational Photographs

Jackson Davis, an educational reformer and amateur photographer, took nearly 6,000 photographs of African American schools, teachers and students throughout the Southeastern United States.


Professor John Edwin Mason

Teaches African history and the history of photography at the University of Virginia.

On the Map: The Seymour I. Schwartz Collection of North American Maps:

In celebration of Dr. Seymour I. Schwartz's pledged bequest of his collection of American maps, the U.Va. Library presents On the Map, an exhibition featuring highlights from the over 200 rare, historic items in the collection.

U.Va. Week in Photos

The latest images from around Grounds

Frances Benjamin Johnston Photograph Collection

Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) was one of the first American women to achieve distinction as a photographer.

Smithsonian American Art Museum George Catlin Indian Paintings

Over 400 portraits of Native Americans and cultural documentation landscapes by American artist George Catlin (1796-1872) from his travels with William Clark and on his own through the western frontier in the early 1830s.

U.Va. Images for Public Use

The images provided in these pages by ITC are for non-commercial use by members of the University of Virginia community.