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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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Special Collection’s enjoys visit from Link family members

Special Collections was pleased to welcome George T. Link’s daughter, Virginia Link Murray, and her daughter, Meg Murray Dupont on Wednesday, April 6. George T. Link is the brother of Edwin A. Link. Read more about the Link Collections here

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Shakespeare First Folio discovered on Scottish island

A copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio, one of the most sought-after books in the world, has been discovered in a stately home on a Scottish island. This copy of the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published in 1623, was … Continue reading

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McLaughlin Collection posters to be featured in University Art Museum exhibition

Monsters, aliens and 50-foot women to invade the University Art Museum By John Brhel MARCH 31, 2016 In today’s movie world, when everything seems to be part of a franchise, when everything is all about the next installment, when Marvel … Continue reading

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Love Notes: Experiencing the Natural Areas of Binghamton University is the Featured Book for March

It has been said that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. To celebrate the approaching spring, the Special Collections featured book for March 2016 is Love Notes: Experiencing the Natural Areas of Binghamton University, 2000, by … Continue reading

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Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare in Special Collections

Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare in Special Collections :  Selections from the Max Reinhardt Archives and the Rare Book Collections April 23, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Shakespeare has been regarded by many as one of … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Puts Rosa Parks Archive Online

The Library of Congress has digitized the papers of Rosa Parks, enabling free online access to everything from her first-hand recollections of the Montgomery bus boycott and personal correspondence with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to family photographs, tax … Continue reading

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