Category Archives: Archives in the News

Archives in the News

Special Collections’ Maurice Leyden Diary Featured on NY Heritage Online Exhibit

A diary from the Maurice Leyden Collection in the Libraries’ Special Collections is featured on a New York (NY) Heritage online exhibit called Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State. The online exhibit charts the development and evolution … Continue reading

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Millions of Objects at 14 Art Institutions to Be Digitized for Online Database

                                A new database launched by an international consortium of art institutions is working to grant internet users unprecedented access to dozens of art historical photo … Continue reading

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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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Boston Public Library Repatriates Historical Artifacts to Italy

In partnership with Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Attorney’s Office, BPL returns three items to Italy by rlavery Today Boston Public Library announced the return of three items from its Special Collections to the State Archives of Venice, Italy and … Continue reading

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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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Digitizing history: 82,000-manuscript collection Vatican Library goes online

Project to open rare and valuable collection to the world is finally up and running. People gather in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican during Pope Francis’ weekly general audience on May 1.  (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP/GETTY IMAGES)   By Lesley Ciarula … Continue reading

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Binghamton University Blog: University’s Mascot Lineup Throughout the Years

Posted by Samantha Schoenfeld on March 23, 2017 For nearly seventeen years, Binghamton students have been filled with Bearcat pride. Today students can attend basketball games with a guarantee of seeing Baxter and the BU Zoo. However, if you attended … Continue reading

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Download 10,000 of the First Recordings of Music Ever Made

Long before vinyl records, cassette tapes, CDs and MP3s came along, people first experienced audio recordings through another medium — through cylinders made of tin foil, wax and plastic. Thanks to the University of California-Santa Barbara Cylinder Audio Archive, you can now download or stream a digital collection … Continue reading

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How 18-year-old engineering students saved U of T’s rarest books

Group of students came up with fix for dampness seeping through library walls By Kate McGillivray, CBC News Posted: Feb 06, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 06, 2017 7:38 AM ET             Yewon Son … Continue reading

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New Dead Sea Scroll Discovered

Archeologists in Israel discovered a 12th cave they believe once housed the Dead Sea Scrolls after finding historical artifacts proving they had been stored there. If they are right, it would be the latest “scroll cave” discovered in over 60 … Continue reading

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