Category Archives: Special Collectons

October is New York State Archives Month!

October is New York State Archives month—and American Archives Month.  It is a time to celebrate and promote the rich and diverse documentary heritage of the state by increasing public awareness of archival materials and repositories and by acknowledging the … 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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New Year Blues by Ginsberg is Special Collections Featured Work for January 2014

New Year Blues is contains two works by the poet Allen Ginsberg: “Christmas Blues” and “Macdougal Street Blues.” Ginsberg notes that “these are first experiment blues lyrics, one written waiting turn in St. Marks Church Xmas open poetry reading, & … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey in Special Collections

The papers of Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine “Tilly” Losch, Countess of Carnarvon are housed in the Special Collections department.  The Countess’ papers are known as the Tilly Losch Collection, and are part of the much larger Max Reinhardt Collection.  Tilly Losch, (15 November … Continue reading

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