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Woodson Research Center collections, including Rice Images and Documents and the Task Force on Slavery, Segregation, and Racial Injustice, can be found at https://digitalcollections.rice.edu/
TIMEA provides online access to texts, maps, and images documenting travel to the Middle East (primarily Egypt) between the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These materials range from travel guides, travel narratives, and museum catalogs to stereocards, advertisements and postcards. To facilitate access and analysis, the texts are fully searchable, and the images are richly described. TIMEA also makes available interactive, dynamic GIS (Geographical Information Systems) maps that reveal the relationships between geographical features such as elevation and water and cultural phenomena such as settlement patterns. Finally, TIMEA provides teaching and research guides that explore the process of conducting research and set the materials in context.