Author Archives: deligato

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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Ball, Bat & Bible Baseball and Sunday Observance in New York is Special Collections’ Featured Book for August 2015

In honor of a national pastime, Ball, Bat & Bible Baseball and Sunday Observance in New York, has been selected as the featured book for August 2015.  Written by Charles DeMotte, baseball historian, this book chronicles the social and moral … Continue reading

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The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair is Special Collections’ Featured Book for December 2014

Binghamton University Special Collections has selected The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair, in celebration of its 50th anniversary, as its featured book for December 2014.  Written by Bill Cotter and Bill Young, longtime members of the World’s Fair Collectors Society, … Continue reading

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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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Homecoming 2014: University Libraries Special Collections Tour at Bartle Library, Friday October 17

Treat yourself to medieval manuscripts…early editions of major authors…fascinating modern manuscripts… and gems from the University’s Archives. Hold in your hands the smallest book in our library and turn the pages of its oldest! Learn how accessible these amazing resources … 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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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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