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“Some of These People” features Soviet posters on loan from the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections

“Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia features Soviet posters on loan from the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections and is curated by Michael Kosowski ’16, who majors in art history and Russian. The exhibit opening will … Continue reading

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October is New York State Archives Month!

October is New York State Archives month—and American Archives Month.  It is a time to celebrate and promote the rich and diverse documentary heritage of the state by increasing public awareness of archival materials and repositories and by acknowledging the … Continue reading

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New exhibit: King of Slapstick: Mack Sennett and His Work

Producer and director Mack Sennett presided over a motley crew of comedic talent that included Harry Langdon, Ben Turpin, Billy Bevan, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand and the Keystone Kops, who slid, slipped and slapped their way across American … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Art is Special Collections’ Featured Book for August 2014

In honor of August being Art Appreciation Month, The Meaning of Art by Herbert Read is our featured book for this month. One of the greatest art critics in Britain to specialize in abstract art of the early and mid-20th century, Herbert Read won … Continue reading

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New exhibit in Special Collections: The Tilly Losch Collection: Downton Abbey as seen through the Archives

Curator of Rare Books, Beth Turcy Kilmarx, and Special Collections Assistant, Mary Tuttle, have created a fascinating exhibit highlighting items from The Tilly Losch Collection, which is held in Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections. Tilly Losch was born in 1904 … Continue reading

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Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections Celebrates International Archives Day!

Did you know that the 9th of June was International Archives Day? All around the world, archives and special collections professionals unite their voices on the 9th of June to make people understand why it is important to support archives and the profession. … Continue reading

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The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature is Special Collections featured book for June 2014

To celebrate LGBT Pride Month, Special Collections’ featured book for June is The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature: Readings from Western Antiquity to the Present Day edited by Byrne R.S. Fone. From the Epic of Gilgamesh to the poems of Allen … Continue reading

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Special Collections to be closed Thursday and Friday

Binghamton University Special Collections & University Archives will be closed on Thursday, June 5 and Friday, June 6. We will re-open on Monday, June 9, at 10:00 a.m.

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Return of the B Science Fiction and Horror Heroes is the Special Collections Featured Book for April 2014

Return of the B Science Fiction and Horror Heroes: the Mutant Melding of Two Volumes of Classic Interviews by Tom Weaver is the Special Collections Featured Book for April 2014. “This book pays homage to the many people that have … Continue reading

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Writing Poetry to Save Your Life by Maria Mazziotti Gillan is Special Collections Featured Book for February 2014

Writing Poetry to Save Your Life: How to Find the Courage to Tell Your Stories by Maria Mazziotti Gillan is the Special Collections Featured Book for this month. This book combines Gillan’s personal story about her journey as a writer … Continue reading

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