Special Collections elsewhere in the CDR

Carlson Fable Collections (College of Arts & Sciences)

Aesop's Artifacts collection: A wide assortment of objects depicting fables.
Books of Fables collection: An annotated bibliography of books of fables.

Collections in this community

  • Historical Images

    These are samples of photographs/images available in the Creighton University Archives
  • William F. Rigge, S.J.

    William F. Rigge, S.J. (1857-1927) was a noted Creighton Teacher and Scientist.

Recent Submissions

  • Harmonic Curves 

    Rigge, William F. S.J. (Loyola University Press. 1926)
    Harmonic curves always captivate the eye by their wonderful beauty and their endless variety. They have that correct proportion in their parts which delights the artist, that simplicity of construction in their apparent ...
  • 1897 Creighton Graduating Class of 1897 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1897)
    Creighton graduating class of 1897. Back row, left to right: Dr. Louis Bushman, Dr. Peter Gillespie, Frank McGinn, Joseph Donnelly, John H. Lamb, Eddie Welch, Ted Leary. Front row, left to right: Michael Hart, Charles ...
  • 1893 Observatory and Transit Room 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1893)
    Exterior view of domed Astronomical Observatory and Transit Room with instruments on the roof. The round building was completed in 1886 and square addition in 1887. Both are made of bricks.
  • 1900 Observatory Transit Room Instruments 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1900)
    Interior view of Observatory Transit Room and astronomical instruments which are, from left to right, chronograph; astral lantern; barometer; and transit telescope.
  • 1900 Physical Cabinet 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1878)
    Interior, eastern view of Physical Cabinet and bordered walls and ceiling within the Administration Buidling. Father William Rigge stands behind a showcase.
  • 1897 St. Joseph's Hospital Drug Room 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1897)
    Interior view of St. Joseph's Hospital Drug Room with its large, glassed cabinet of medicine bottles. A nun pouring medicine stands at the counter.
  • 1897 St. Joseph's Hospital Surgical Ward with Patients 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1897)
    Interior view of St. Joseph's Hospital surgical ward with patients resting in bed.
  • 1897 Observatory 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1897)
    Exterior view of the Observatory. The chemistry building can be seen on the right with the church behind it.
  • 1900 Equatorial Telescope 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1900)
    View of the equatorial telescope installed 1886 within the Observatory dome.
  • 1900? Creighton Football Practice Field 

    Unknown (Unkown. 19XX)
    Outside aerial view of Creighton football practice field with nearby surrounding dwellings,community buildings, and water tower.
  • 1900 Observatory Instrument 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1900)
    Exterior view of astronomical instrument mounted outside at the Observatory.
  • 1899 St. John's Church 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1899)
    Exterior, front and west side view of St. John's Church.
  • 1897 Equatorial Telescope 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1897)
    Equatorial telescope used in the Observatory.
  • 1902 Presidents of Creighton University 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1902)
    Presidents of Creighton University, top left to right, Thos. S. Fitzgerald, Hugh M. Finnegan, Thos. H. Miles, M. P. Dowling, John F. Pahls, Jos. Zealand, Jas. F. X. Hoeffer.
  • 1902 Chapel, Mary's Altar 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1902)
    Interior view of Mary's Altar, located in the Chapel of the Administration Building, as adorned in May. A statue of the Madonna is seen admist the drapery and palms.
  • 1902 Omaha Dental College 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1902)
    Exterior view of Omaha Dental College on Pacific Street purchased by Creighton in 1906 and amalgamated with Creighton University Dental School at 210 S. 18th Street.
  • 1902 Football Squad, Outdoors 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1902)
    Outdoor group photograph of football team members of 1902 in uniform seated on risers against a wooden fence.
  • 1902 Bridge 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1902)
    Exterior view of bridge linking Administration Building and St. John's Church.
  • 1902 Library Stack Room 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1902)
    Interior view of College Students' Library Stack Room located in the Administration Building addition of 1901.
  • 1901 Heating Plant 

    Unknown (Unkown. 1901)
    Exterior view of the Heating Plant made of bricks and located back of the Auditorium.

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