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The Most Complete and Luxurious Baths in the Country!

 

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Grant awarded to digitize Max Reinhardt Collection

The South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) has awarded a $5,000 Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing (RBDB) Grant to for the digitization and description of the Max Reinhardt Collection. Once digitized, the collection will be made available via the … Continue reading

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Join us for the Panel Discussion: “Kurdish community perspectives: Impacting our world”

Join us today, April 20, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Binghamton University Art Museum 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 … Continue reading

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Today in 1397 – the first reading of the Canterbury Tales

April 17, 1397 would turn out to be very significant in the development of English literature, for on this day Geoffrey Chaucer read his Canterbury Tales out loud for the first time in King Richard II’s court. He read it in … Continue reading

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Rabbits and other fur-bearers

Plate from Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers by John Burroughs; with fifteen illustrations in colors after Audobon, and a frontispiece from life. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Located in Special Collections, 2d floor Bartle Library.

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Cornell University Library acquires vast collection of textile materials

 A massive collection documenting the U.S. textile industry is set to become one of Cornell University Library’s largest acquisitions ever. The collection, from the Osborne Library at the recently closed American Textile History Museum (ATHM), is expected to fill eight … Continue reading

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Illustrated lecture to shed light on Boncompagni Ludovisi family history

T. Corey Brennan, associate professor in the Department of Classics at Rutgers University, will speak on “New Light on Old Papal Rome: Recent Finds from the Archive of the Boncompagni Ludovisi” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in LH-9. The … Continue reading

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Sonnets and Lyrics is Featured Book for April

April No days such honored days as these! While yet Fair Aphrodite reigned, men seeking wide For some fair thing which should forever bide On earth, her beautous memory to set In fitting frame that no age could forget, Her name … Continue reading

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Readers’ Series event to feature Maria Mazziotti Gillan

A Readers’ Series event will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in S1-149, with Maria Mazziotti Gillan. Gillan is a recipient of the Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature, Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award … Continue reading

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Shell-fish, or the Influence of Diet on Procreation

Today we venture to western France in the novelette, Shell-Fish (subtitled Or the Influence of Diet on Procreation) by the French author Émile Zola. The story centers around Monsieur Chabre, a forty-five year old “retired grain merchant with a big fortune,” … Continue reading

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