Category Archives: Exhibits

Leaves of Grass: Walt Whitman’s Masterwork on Exhibit Beginning May 31st

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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Glenn G. Bartle exhibit now on view in Special Collections

Glenn G. Bartle, for whom the library building at Binghamton University was renamed 40 years ago, was a geologist, professor and college administrator. In the 1950s, he became president of Harpur College, which then became SUNY at Binghamton in 1965. … Continue reading

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Here, There, and Everywhere: Traveling Through Special Collections

This past summer, Special Collections was delighted to have Sarah Alender as an intern, who is working toward her MLS at the University of Wisconsin-Milwalkee School of Information Studies. While here, Sarah was given the opportunity to create an exhibition. … 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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The Summer of Love: 50 Years

Dean of University Libraries Curtis Kendrick invites the campus and greater community to get “far out” and “groovy” at the opening of our new “Summer of Love: 50 Years” exhibit: Reception from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in Bartle Library’s second floor mezzanine The … Continue reading

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It WAS National Library Week last week

A History of US Public Libraries “Rockingham County Library bookmobile and children,” North Carolina, 1955. Courtesy of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources via North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. For many Americans, their fondest memories revolve around a library … Continue reading

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Join us for a panel discussion: Kurdish Community Perspectives: Impacting Our World

Join us in the Main Gallery of the Binghamton University Art Museum, March 16, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for a panel discussion exploring Kurdish culture and history Panelists will discuss their current research and findings, and how these … Continue reading

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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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It’s all in the details!

Shown is a detail from The Cloisters Apocalypse, an early fourteenth century Latin manuscript depicting the narrative present in the Book of Revelations. The manuscript dates to c.1330 when it was produced in Normandy, France for the noble family de Montigny. … Continue reading

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Celebrate inventors – including Edwin A. Link – at Bartle Library

August’s Pop-Up Exhibit celebrates American inventors and their inventions. America is home to great inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone and Orville and Wilbur Wright who invented the Airplane. Binghamton University and surrounding community are home … Continue reading

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