Category Archives: Special Collectons

Exploring everyday Kurdish life through discussion of research and world events

NEW DATE: April 20 All are welcome at a panel discussion reflecting the contributions of our faculty members to the learning, teaching and research of the Kurdish culture and the everyday life of its people.              … Continue reading

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Meet David Schuster!

David’s role is a unique combination of disciplines, director of both Special Collections and Library Technology – something new at Binghamton University. Learn more about the strategy behind this new position, and more about David and his plans for protecting … Continue reading

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Meet our new Cataloging Librarian, Rachel Turner!

“As the new Cataloging Librarian, I look forward to helping students and staff find the resources they need through the Library Catalog. I also have plans to help make the resources in Special Collections more easily available and to take … Continue reading

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Special Collections and CEMERS reveal newly-acquired 14th century Latin manuscript

“Literal Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews” (Postilla litteralis super epistolam ad hebraeos) ~Nicholas of Lyra This week’s celebration of alum Alex Huppé’s generosity in Bartle Library’s Huppé Reading Room offered the opportunity to view the 14th century manuscript … Continue reading

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Illuminated Lifestyles: Food, Sport and Books in Medieval Life Exhibit @ Bartle Library

Come and experience aristocratic life in the Middle Ages at the Bartle Library. Illuminated Lifestyles: Food, Sport and Books in Medieval Life gives viewers a glimpse into the past through library resources and interactive technology. Selections from the extensive publishing … Continue reading

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Medieval and Early Modern Facsimiles Exhibit in Special Collections

From Aesop to Joachim:  the Medieval and the Early Modern Facsimiles of Special Collections exhibit is on display in the University Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives. The exhibit highlights the Libraries’ collection of facsimiles of some of the most … Continue reading

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A rare, first edition discovered within book sale donations

An incredible rare book was found during a review of the recent gift book donations. The novella, Under a Glass Bell, was written by Anaïs Nin in 1944. It is a first edition, and is one of 300 unnumbered copies printed at the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Inventors at Bartle Library

August’s Pop-Up Exhibit celebrates American inventors and their inventions. America is home to great inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone and Orville and Wilbur Wright who invented the Airplane. Binghamton University and surrounding community are home … Continue reading

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On loan from the Libraries collections: one uniquely special “Human of Binghamton”

“When I was in college, I suddenly wanted to go to Russia more than anything else in the world. I started to learn Russian on my own and went to Russia in the summer of 1983, immediately falling in love … Continue reading

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Special Collections Lectures on Shakespeare

As part of the Libraries’ Special Collections’ Occasional Lecture Series, Richard Mackenney, professor of history at Binghamton University, will present three lectures on Shakespeare: Noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, April 19 – “Alas, Poor Yorick: Shakespeare’s Infinite Jester” Noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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