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CEMERS 50th Anniversary Conference, Oct. 21-22

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS) will host its 50th anniversary conference – titled “The Pre-modern Book in a Global Context: Materiality and Visuality” – Oct. 21 and 22, at the University Downtown Center. The conference, which begins … Continue reading

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October is American Archives Month!

Did you know that October is American Archives Month? An archives is a place where people go to find information. But rather than gathering information from books as you would in a library, people who do research in archives often … Continue reading

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Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies to host lecture on velum making

Wednesday, October 5, 3:00 - LN 1106, IASH Conference Room Parchmentally Yours: Animal Materiality in the Intimate Study of Medieval Book Production and its Related Fields Jesse Meyer, Pergamena Parchment and Leathers Parchment, or vellum, is one of the oldest and … Continue reading

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Rare, first edition discovered within book sale donations!

An incredible rare book was found during a review of the recent gift book donations. The novella, Under a Glass Bell, was written by Anaïs Nin in 1944. It is a first edition, and is one of 300 unnumbered copies printed at the … Continue reading

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Maria Mazziotti Gillan Poem Featured on Writer’s Almanac

The poem “My Mother Was a Brilliant Cook” was featured on The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keiller for September 21, 2016. Each day on the program a poem is featured along with literary and historical notes from the day in history. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Shantanu Patel and thank you for showcasing our University Archives!

Shantanu won the Libraries’ Welcome Weekend #baxterbooks photo contest for this shot, taken in Special Collections during the recent Welcome Weekend tours here in Bartle Library. The photograph shows a freshman beanie and a banner from the early days of Binghamton University … Continue reading

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The Genius: A Memoir of Max Reinhardt is featured book for September

The Special Collections featured book for September is The Genius: A Memoir of Max Reinhardt. Written by his son, Gottfried Reinhardt, this is an intimate look into the life of Max Reinhardt from his birth near Vienna in 1873 until … Continue reading

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National Digital Newspaper Program Now to Include Newspapers from the Earliest Days of America’s Founding

Gazette of the U.S., National Gazette & National Intelligencer Among Early Papers Now Included in Chronicling America from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress Want to read how an 18th-century newspaper covered the inauguration of … Continue reading

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Celebrate inventors – including Edwin A. Link – at Bartle Library

August’s Pop-Up Exhibit celebrates American inventors and their inventions. America is home to great inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone and Orville and Wilbur Wright who invented the Airplane. Binghamton University and surrounding community are home … Continue reading

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Visit Special Collections during Bartle’s Welcome Week event!

Returning students, welcome back! New students, welcome to campus! Come to Bartle Library and enjoy a fun, self-guided tour. Each stop provides a brief overview of the services and resources you’ll be using throughout the year. Be sure to visit Special Collections … Continue reading

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