Author Archives: jgreen

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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Art Museum reception to highlight undergraduate exhibitions

Materials from Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections will be featured in the Binghamton University Art Museum’s undergraduate exhibition: The Emerging Modern Woman: Ideals, Struggles, and Opportunities. Items in the exhibition are from Special Collections’ Rare Book collection and the John K. … Continue reading

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New Year Blues by Ginsberg is Special Collections Featured Work for January 2014

New Year Blues is contains two works by the poet Allen Ginsberg: “Christmas Blues” and “Macdougal Street Blues.” Ginsberg notes that “these are first experiment blues lyrics, one written waiting turn in St. Marks Church Xmas open poetry reading, & … Continue reading

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New video! A Countess on Campus – Downton Abbey Connection in the Libraries’ Special Collections

Fans of Downton Abbey are eagerly anticipating the U.S. premiere of Season 4 on Jan. 5, when the British television drama resumes with events unfolding in the early 1920s. A trip to Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections offers a glimpse … Continue reading

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“Downton Abbey” celebration at Phelps Mansion Dec. 19

“Downton Abbey” season four premieres Jan. 5 on WSKG-TV, but you can have a sneak peek when you join us for a special ‘tea and talk’ — and a celebration of all things Downton — Thursday, Dec. 19 at the … Continue reading

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