Category Archives: Special Collectons

Ben Franklin’s autobiography is the January Book of the Month for Special Collections

Mémoires de la vie privée de Benjamin Franklin, écrits par lui-meme et adressés à son fils, suivis d’un précis historique de sa vie politique, et de plusieurs pièces relatives à ce père de la liberté.  Benjamin Franklin. 1791. Paris: Chez … Continue reading

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The Tilly Losch Collection: Downton Abbey as Seen Through the Archives

Another installment of “An Occasional Series in Special Collections” will take place on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12:00 noon in the Huppe Room in Special Collections located in the Glenn Bartle Library. In anticipation of the premier of Season … Continue reading

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Special Collections: First World War Presentation and Discussion

All are welcome to join this occasional series, “Good-bye to All That: The First World War and the End of An Era,” from 11:01-12:31 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Huppé Reading Room, Special Collections, Bartle Library. The presentation and discussion will be … Continue reading

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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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