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University Archives

University Archivist, Yvonne Deligato, receives award

University Archivist and Local History Bibliographer, Yvonne Deligato, has been awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Division of Student Affairs. The award acknowledges her exemplary contributions to the Binghamton University community. Her nominator wrote: “Yvonne Deligato is a truly … Continue reading

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Love Notes: Experiencing the Natural Areas of Binghamton University is the Featured Book for March

It has been said that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. To celebrate the approaching spring, the Special Collections featured book for March 2016 is Love Notes: Experiencing the Natural Areas of Binghamton University, 2000, by … Continue reading

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We want to hear from you (and, give you pizza)!

              The Libraries will host its first-ever Student Advisory Meetup from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 8.  We want your insights on our initiatives, including services, policies, library space and collections. The meetup is a forum to learn … Continue reading

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Archival footage from Binghamton University Archives Captured in Video

Binghamton University has a rich and unique history. This video captures that history through footage recovered from the Binghamton University archives, shot on 8mm and 16mm film, and digitally transferred by Binghamton’s own James Pitarresi. Video by Andrew Hatling.

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New TV spot is a homegrown effort

What does it take to shoot a modern TV spot? Expensive equipment? A 40-man crew? A gargantuan budget? For Binghamton University, all it takes is some teamwork. The University’s new 30-second TV spot, “Binghamton – This Is Premier,” is a … Continue reading

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University Archives materials featured in Binghamton’s New Commercial!

The new Binghamton University TV commercial, This Is Premier, showcases our school’s history — with a creative twist. Check out how it all came together. Real props University Archivist Yvonne Deligato pulled yearbooks, hats, apparel and photographs from the University Archives to give … Continue reading

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Exhibit in Special Collections: Heart of the Campus A View into Residence Hall Life at Binghamton University

                This exhibit explores the history of the residential communities and their unique traditions, events and activities. The exhibit is located in the Special Collections, Preservation and University Archives Department of Bartle Library … 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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Coming to Voice is Special Collections’ Featured Book for September 2014

As the academic year begins, Binghamton University Special Collections has chosen Coming to Voice: Writing Personal, Civic, and Academic Arguments, edited by Kelly Kinney and Sean Fenty, as its the featured book for September 2014.  This textbook serves as the basis for … Continue reading

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The Indian Prophet is Special Collections’ Featured Book for November 2013

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Special Collections featured book for November is The Indian Prophet: Bilingual Poems From the Ahtna Athabaskan by John E. Smelcer. Dr. Smelcer received his Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from Binghamton University, where he received the … Continue reading

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