Category Archives: Archives in the News

Archives in the News

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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Edwin A. Link Jr. highlighted in Elks Magazine May 2014 issue

Edwin A. Link Jr. is the topic of a story in the recent issue of Elks Magazine.  This magazine is the official publication of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elk of the United States, and has a circulation of over 850,000 … 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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Harvard to Contribute Special Collections Materials to Digital Public Library of America

October 31, 2012—The Harvard Library plans to share several collections with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)—becoming the first DPLA content hub. The Harvard Library contains a wealth of special collections, and is dedicated to providing open access to them, … Continue reading

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BU Special Collections makes the cover of College & Research Libraries News!

An illustration from a volume in Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections has made the cover of College & Research Libraries News. This monthly newsmagazine, published by the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, … Continue reading

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Special Collections exhibit features trade tokens

“Trade Tokens of the Triple Cities, A Look into the Past” will be on display through the spring semester at Bartle Library. Photo by Jonathan Cohen Binghamton University’s Special Collections Department is currently displaying an exhibit titled “Trade Tokens of … Continue reading

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Akira Kurosawa digital archives unveiled online

Some 20,000 articles relating to the late Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, including photographs and memos, have been unveiled online in a joint project by Kurosawa Production Co. and Kyoto’s Ryukoku University. Most of the items in the digital archives, … Continue reading

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