Category Archives: Manuscripts


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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New Trial Database: Burney Collection

The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 – 1817), son of music historian Charles Burney and brother of writer Fanny Burney, represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The … Continue reading

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New Trial Database: Artemis Primary Sources

An integrated research environment that allows users to search across two primary source collections: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (to which the Libraries already have licensed access) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (a trial database). Access Artemis Primary Sources The trial is available until December … Continue reading

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A countess on campus: Special Collections discovers a “Downton Abbey” love story

The countess finished dictating her letter and peered out the hotel window at the snow swirling onto Fifth Avenue. Highclere Castle seemed a world away from Manhattan, and yet she wanted to be kept apprised of all that was going … 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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Kurdish exhibits to be open for Homecoming Weekend

Exhibits of materials from the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum  Collection will be open for visitors on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, from 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. For more information, visit

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