Author Archives: jgreen

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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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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