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Head of Special Collections featured as a “Human of Binghamton”

On loan from the Libraries collections: one uniquely special “Human of Binghamton” Jean Green, Head of Special Collections, Preservation and University Archives was recently featured as a “Human of Binghamton.” She shared a bit about her travels to Russia after … Continue reading

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Upstate Cauldron is Featured Book for July 2016

Upstate Cauldron: Eccentric Spiritual Movements in Early New York State is our Featured Book for July 2016. Part of our Local History Collection, this book is guide to the phenomenal crop of prophets, cults, and utopian communities that arose in Upstate … Continue reading

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Happy International Archives Day!

June 9th is International Archives Day! At the International Congress in Vienna in 2004, the 2000 participants adopted a resolution requesting the United Nations to create an International Archives Day. Some countries had already decided to have a national archives … Continue reading

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Good Poems for Hard Times is the Featured Book for June

The poems in this volume were chosen by Garison Keillor for his readings on public radio’s The Writer’s Almanac. Here, readers will find comfort in works that are bracing and courageous, organized into such resonant headings as “Such As It Is … Continue reading

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University Archivist, Yvonne Deligato, receives award

University Archivist and Local History Bibliographer, Yvonne Deligato, has been awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Division of Student Affairs. The award acknowledges her exemplary contributions to the Binghamton University community. Her nominator wrote: “Yvonne Deligato is a truly … Continue reading

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Prof. Sandro Sticca presents gift to Special Collections

Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature, presented a wonderful gift to Special Collections on May 5, 2016. Prof. Sticca is a constant supporter of Special Collections and his gifts are greatly appreciated by Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare lecture today at 12noon!

As part of the Libraries’ Special Collections’ Occasional Lecture Series, Richard Mackenney, Professor of History at Binghamton University, will speak on “Shakespeare: Staging the Renaissance” at noon today. The lecture will be held in Special Collections, Bartle Library (2nd floor). After … Continue reading

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Photos from Special Collections featured in Binghamton University Photo of the Day!

Binghamton University’s Photo of the Day featured in Dateline [April 22] shows visitors to the exhibit “Graphic! Lurid! Sensational! Exploitation and B-Movie Posters” currently on display in the University Art Museum. Guest curated by Brian Wall, Associate Professor of Cinema and Art … Continue reading

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Binghamton University Civil War Collections added to New York Heritage Research Portal

Five of Binghamton University’s Civil War Collections have added to New York Heritage, a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State. The … Continue reading

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Opening of exhibit a smashing success!

Opening night of the Graphic! Lurid! Sensational! Exploitation and B-Movie Posters exhibit at the Binghamton University Art Museum  was a great success! The exhibit features posters from the John McLaughlin Collection located in the Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections. Guest Curator, Brian Wall, … Continue reading

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