Category Archives: Special Collectons

Special Collections Talk: “Singing the Body Electric: Opera, Democracy, and Voice in the Poetry of Walt Whitman”

The University Libraries’ Special Collections will host a talk by Dr. Robert P. Wilson, adjunct lecturer of English, on “Singing the Body Electric: Opera, Democracy, and Voice in the Poetry of Walt Whitman.” at noon Thursday, October 3, LN-2320, Bernard … Continue reading

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Leaves of Grass: Walt Whitman’s Masterwork

Libraries and poetry lovers around the world are commemorating the 200th birthday of the great American poet, Walt Whitman, born on May 31, 1819, in West Hills, NY on Long Island. Writing and revising his collection of poems, Leaves of … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Here, There and Everywhere – Traveling Through Special Collections

Here, There and Everywhere: Traveling Through Special Collections presents a wide variety of travel-related materials from several collections spanning four decades, from travel guides, pamphlets and postcards to passports, travel documents and more. Envision yourself on the Grand Tour of … Continue reading

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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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Libraries Selected for Risk Assessment Program

Binghamton University Library has been selected to participate in Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)’s Risk Assessment and Emergency Preparedness Program. Through funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), CCAHA will send staff to the campus … Continue reading

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Two Special Collections and University Archives Installations at Art Museum

The Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives have two small installations currently on view at the Binghamton University Art Museum to complement their current exhibition – The Binghamton Nuvolone: Restoring an Object in Six Parts.   Drawn from the rich … Continue reading

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Libraries Awarded Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Grant

The Binghamton University Libraries has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation to digitize important scholarship from our Max Reinhardt Archives & Library (Max Reinhardt Collection).   The Max Reinhardt Collection covers major aspects of the … Continue reading

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Abracadabra: Magic in Special Collections Exhibit On View Until May 31

Abracadabra: Magic in Special Collections highlights materials relating to magic, sorcery and trickery from around the world. Prepare to be amazed as you view materials held in the Libraries’ Special Collections, from an early 20th century advertising board for Kaylo … Continue reading

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Joseph H. Treyze Collection Featured on NY Heritage Website

Our Joseph  H. Treyze Collection of Civil War Patriotic Envelopes is one of New York (NY) Heritage’s featured online collections for January 2018. The Joseph H. Treyz Collection contains 149 patriotic envelopes printed during the Civil War. They represent the … Continue reading

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Vote for Woman Suffrage! Exhibit Opens Nov. 15

Vote for Woman Suffrage! Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York State, 1917-2017 exhibit explores the suffrage movement from the Seneca Falls Convention to the fight by suffrage organizations in the Triple Cities for the woman’s right to … Continue reading

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