Category Archives: New Acquisitions

“Dear Mother” – Everyday Perspectives from the Civil War

The following was written by Maureen Folk, a graduate student assistant who has been working in Special Collections during the spring semester of 2020. She had been processing the archaeological field records of Professor William Isbell until employees at the … Continue reading

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A recent rare book acquisition by the University Libraries’ Special Collections

The Special Collections and University Archives department of the University Libraries’ was fortunate to acquire recently a remarkable rare book for the William J. Haggerty Collection of French Colonial History:  Des colonies; particulièrement de la Guyane française.  It was written by … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sidney Poitier!

Visit Special Collections to see this and other lobby cards – we are located on the second floor of the Bartle Library (off of the North Reading Room).

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Students meet new acquisition

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Postilla litteralis super epistolam ad hebraeos is the November 2016 Book of the Month

  NICHOLAS OF LYRA, Postilla litteralis super epistolam ad hebraeos (Literal Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews) Special Collections in the Bartle Library, is celebrating a new acquisition: a 14th-century manuscript of Nicholas of Lyra’s Postilla litteralis super epistolam … Continue reading

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Rare, first edition discovered within book sale donations!

An incredible rare book was found during a review of the recent gift book donations. The novella, Under a Glass Bell, was written by Anaïs Nin in 1944. It is a first edition, and is one of 300 unnumbered copies printed at the … 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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The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair is Special Collections’ Featured Book for December 2014

Binghamton University Special Collections has selected The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair, in celebration of its 50th anniversary, as its featured book for December 2014.  Written by Bill Cotter and Bill Young, longtime members of the World’s Fair Collectors Society, … Continue reading

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Alumni Donate Beanies

Of course these beanies will be added to the University Archives located in the Glenn G. Bartle Library! Are you interested in donating materials to the Binghamton University Archives? The Archives welcomes donations of publications, photographs, memorabilia and other materials. … Continue reading

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Prof. Pei-heng Yan presents works of calligraphy to Binghamton University Libraries

Prof. Pei-heng Yan presents his works of calligraphy to Dean John M. Meador, Jr. of the Binghamton University Libraries. Professor Pei-heng Yan presented a gift of original calligraphy to the Binghamton University Libraries on June 11, 2013. Yan is a … Continue reading

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