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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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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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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 http://library.binghamton.edu.

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