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Aalto University's image collections now available in Aalto-Finna

Archive materials related to the activities and history of Aalto University and its predecessors are now available in Aalto-Finna. Archive materials contain historic photographs that document teaching and research at the University. The earliest materials are from early 20th century.

With Aalto-Finna Archive materials search you can find images related to the activities and history of Aalto University and its predecessors. Archive materials contain historic photographs that document teaching and research at the University, visual materials related to theses and student works, and materials from personal archives of some former teachers of the University. The earliest materials are from early 20th century.

For some materials only descriptive information is available in Aalto-Finna, if copyright allows images are displayed. If an image is not displayed for copyright reasons, the Raami image database maintained by the Learning Centre can be used at the Visual Resources Centre in the Learning Centre premises. Use permissions are displayed alongside each image, the majority of the historic materials are available for free use with an open CC-BY 4.0 license. The original materials are available for research at the Aalto University Archive.

Only a limited amount of images is available in Aalto-Finna, the archive holds collections that are not yet made digitally available. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact:

Aalto University Archives: archive research services, high-resolution images, digitisation and publication permissions, [email protected]

Learning Centre, Visual Resources Centre (VRC): Raami image database, information service and guidance on using visual resources, [email protected]

Part of the collection is also available with high-resolution images and for completely free use with the Aalto University Commons service. 

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