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Department of English: 2014 Miriam Leranbaum Memorial Lecture

Helen Deutsch, professor of English from the University of California, Los Angeles, will lecture on “Disability, Irony, Untimeliness: The Lateness of Jonathan Swift” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Room 2320, Special Collections Reading Room located on the second … Continue reading

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Scary Good Rare Books: Tricky Treatise Event in Special Collections

An Occasional Series in Special Collections Tricky Treatise: Malleus Maleficarum (The Hammer of Witches) and European Witch Hunting Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:00 – 3:30 pm Huppe Reading Room Special Collections Bartle Library Presentation and discussion led by Beth Kilmarx, Curator … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2014: University Libraries Special Collections Tour at Bartle Library, Friday October 17

Treat yourself to medieval manuscripts…early editions of major authors…fascinating modern manuscripts… and gems from the University’s Archives. Hold in your hands the smallest book in our library and turn the pages of its oldest! Learn how accessible these amazing resources … Continue reading

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“Some of These People” features Soviet posters on loan from the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections

“Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia features Soviet posters on loan from the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections and is curated by Michael Kosowski ’16, who majors in art history and Russian. The exhibit opening will … Continue reading

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New exhibit: King of Slapstick: Mack Sennett and His Work

Producer and director Mack Sennett presided over a motley crew of comedic talent that included Harry Langdon, Ben Turpin, Billy Bevan, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand and the Keystone Kops, who slid, slipped and slapped their way across American … 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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Trial Databases focus on African-American History

Black Abolitionist Papers This collection tracks the efforts that were made by African Americans to abolish slavery. The 15,000 item collection covers 1830-1865 and includes writings and publications from the activists. The trial is available until November 2, 2013. Black … Continue reading

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Special Collections Roundtable of Upstate New York Held in BU Libraries Special Collections

                    A meeting of the Special Collections Roundtable of Upstate New York was held in BU Libraries Special Collections on September 19, 2013. Attendees from libraries, special collections, archives and other … Continue reading

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BU Libraries’ Offer Trial to American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection

EBSCO has partnered with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) to provide digital access to a comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877. Containing more than 7,600 periodicals—eclipsing all other online resources in this area—these collections include digitized … Continue reading

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Libraries offer trials to NY history databases

The Binghamton University Libraries are now offering trials to Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York and Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books from the New-York Historical Society. Gateway to North America chronicles the people, businesses, churches, governments and … Continue reading

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