Category Archives: Special Collectons

Restarting Special Collections

Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020, Special Collections will be open by appointment only from 12-4 p.m.,  Monday-Friday to Binghamton University students, faculty and staff. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours (one business day) prior to requesting the specific … Continue reading

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Bartle To Go access to library print collections service begins June 15

Beginning Monday, June 15, Binghamton faculty, students and staff may start requesting print materials from any library location as well as Interlibrary Loan print materials. Pick up your Bartle To Go requests in the Bartle Library lobby from 12-4 p.m., … Continue reading

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Library Services Update – May/June 2020

[as of 6/10/20 – subject to change] The following are the preliminary plans for restoring more of our library services. Our intention is to provide a foreshadowing of the service changes that are being introduced to help align expectations with … Continue reading

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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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