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Exhibits

Miniature Book Exhibit in Special Collections

By definition, a miniature book is one that measures 10 centimeters or less in height. The Libraries’ Miniature Book Collection consists of 116 books that spans four centuries from 1605 to 1991. Due to their size, age and/or rarity, miniature … Continue reading

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Michael Kosowski ’16 speaks about his exhibit “Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia”

On Friday, November 21, 2014, Michael Kosowski welcomed BU Libraries staff members to his exhibit “Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia” on display in the University Art Museum.  The exhibit featured Soviet posters on loan from … Continue reading

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Exhibit in Special Collections: Heart of the Campus A View into Residence Hall Life at Binghamton University

                This exhibit explores the history of the residential communities and their unique traditions, events and activities. The exhibit is located in the Special Collections, Preservation and University Archives Department of Bartle Library … 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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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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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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Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys – October 25

On Friday, October 25, 2013, Binghamton University Libraries and the American Civic Association will present “Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys.”  This program is in conjunction with a grant received from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association … Continue reading

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New exhibit! East Asian Gifts: Selections from Special Collections

This exhibit features various gifts to Binghamton University and is a tribute to the generosity of our donors. Featured are works of calligraphy, scrolls, woodblock prints, and books. East Asian Gifts will be on display throughout the Fall 2013 semester and … Continue reading

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NY Conference on Asian Studies – Sept. 27-28

The Department of Asian & Asian American Studies will host the 49th New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) on September 27-28, 2013 at Binghamton University. The University Libraries, as one of the co-sponsors, are coordinating a vendor book exhibit. … Continue reading

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