Author Archives: jgreen

It’s all in the details!

Shown is a detail from The Cloisters Apocalypse, an early fourteenth century Latin manuscript depicting the narrative present in the Book of Revelations. The manuscript dates to c.1330 when it was produced in Normandy, France for the noble family de Montigny. … Continue reading

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A-Bombs, the Cold War and the Red Scare

Join us in unearthing surprises, prying open the vaults and breathing life into long dead…documents! Noon-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, Special Collections, 2nd floor of Bartle Library Explore the fears of nuclear warfare in the 1950’s and how those fears were exploited by … Continue reading

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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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