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Local History

The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair is Special Collections’ Featured Book for December 2014

Binghamton University Special Collections has selected The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair, in celebration of its 50th anniversary, as its featured book for December 2014.  Written by Bill Cotter and Bill Young, longtime members of the World’s Fair Collectors Society, … 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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Hockey in Broome County is Special Collections Featured Book for May 2013

In honor of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Hockey in Broome County (2005) is Special Collections’ Featured Book for May 2013. The Binghamton Senators, AHL-affiliate and farm team for the Ottawa Senators, may not have gotten far in the Caldor Cup playoffs but … Continue reading

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Special Collections’ Civil War Collections featured in BU’s Discover-e magazine

Binghamton University’s Discover-e magazine featured images of materials from Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections’ Civil War Collections. The Binghamton University Libraries Civil War Collections consist of sixteen individual collections of materials. Together the collections contain over 1700 letters, diaries, photographs, … Continue reading

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Binghamton University Student Newspaper, Pipe Dream, Highlights Civil War Event

Library shows Civil War materials by Joseph Hawthorne Special Collections staff members Beth Kilmarx and Yvonne Deligato hosted a presentation Thursday to display some of Glenn G. Bartle Library’s Civil War artifacts. Attendees were encouraged to bring a lunch and … Continue reading

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Civil War Collections in the Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections

Civil War Collections Brown Bag Presentation at Bartle Library When: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 12:00 noon Where: Glenn G. Bartle Library, 2nd Floor Lounge Come learn about items related to the American Civil War in our Libraries’ Special Collections. Many … 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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