Category Archives: Events

Photographs from Kurdish Collection to be featured in University Art Museum exhibit

A Glimpse of Everyday Life in Iraqi Kurdistan  January 26 – May 20, 2017 University Art Museum (lower level gallery) Through black-and-white photography, this exhibit will highlight the everyday life of Iraqi Kurds during the 1960s and the 1980s-1990s.  The photographs are part … Continue reading

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A-Bombs, the Cold War and the Red Scare

Join us in unearthing surprises, prying open the vaults and breathing life into long dead…documents! Noon-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, Special Collections, 2nd floor of Bartle Library Explore the fears of nuclear warfare in the 1950’s and how those fears were exploited by … Continue reading

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October is American Archives Month!

Did you know that October is American Archives Month? An archives is a place where people go to find information. But rather than gathering information from books as you would in a library, people who do research in archives often … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Shantanu Patel and thank you for showcasing our University Archives!

Shantanu won the Libraries’ Welcome Weekend #baxterbooks photo contest for this shot, taken in Special Collections during the recent Welcome Weekend tours here in Bartle Library. The photograph shows a freshman beanie and a banner from the early days of Binghamton University … Continue reading

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Visit Special Collections during Bartle’s Welcome Week event!

Returning students, welcome back! New students, welcome to campus! Come to Bartle Library and enjoy a fun, self-guided tour. Each stop provides a brief overview of the services and resources you’ll be using throughout the year. Be sure to visit Special Collections … Continue reading

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Prof. Sandro Sticca presents gift to Special Collections

Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature, presented a wonderful gift to Special Collections on May 5, 2016. Prof. Sticca is a constant supporter of Special Collections and his gifts are greatly appreciated by Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare lecture today at 12noon!

As part of the Libraries’ Special Collections’ Occasional Lecture Series, Richard Mackenney, Professor of History at Binghamton University, will speak on “Shakespeare: Staging the Renaissance” at noon today. The lecture will be held in Special Collections, Bartle Library (2nd floor). After … Continue reading

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Photos from Special Collections featured in Binghamton University Photo of the Day!

Binghamton University’s Photo of the Day featured in Dateline [April 22] shows visitors to the exhibit “Graphic! Lurid! Sensational! Exploitation and B-Movie Posters” currently on display in the University Art Museum. Guest curated by Brian Wall, Associate Professor of Cinema and Art … Continue reading

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‘Alas poor Yorick” A lecture by Professor Mackenney, April 19, in Special Collections

We are celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare at Binghamton University!   Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, April 19  for a presentation by Richard Mackenney, Professor of History, on:   ‘Alas poor Yorick”: Shakespeare’s Infinite Jester  Noon Huppe Reading Room Special Collections, … Continue reading

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