RBSCP Blog

Nov 15, 2019On Ghosts
By: Lev Earle (they/ them) Special Collections Processing Archivist, RBSCP
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Aug 19, 2019Shedding Light on the University Mace, in Review
by Melissa Mead
No Inauguration or Commencement would be complete without the presence of this symbol of the President's authority. But the company that created the Mace did significant other work for the University that we see every day on the River Campus.
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Jul 15, 2019Scribner's Dickens: Exploring the Koller-Collins Collection
By Oishani Sengupta (PhD candidate, Dept. of English)
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Jul 8, 2019Transatlantic Trials and Tragedies
By Kyle Huskins (PhD candidate, English)
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Jul 2, 2019Honoré Desmond Sharrer's "Ta-Ta Rib"
By Santiago Morrice (PhD candidate, English)
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Jun 10, 2019Born on this day: David Jayne Hill
by Melissa Mead
David Jayne Hill was born in the same year as the University of Rochester, 1850, and would become its second president in 1889.
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Jun 7, 2019Celebrating International Archives Week with Chicago Dzviti
By Miranda Mims, Special Collections Archivist for Discovery and Access
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May 24, 2019Victoria: A Ruling Image
Written by Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian for Research & Collections
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May 22, 2019Taking the Prize for Student Life Contributions
by Melissa Mead
A question from Dean of Students Matthew Burns in the Spring 2019 issue of Rochester Review asked for the history of the Seth H. and Harriet Sprague Terry Prize, our earliest prize established to honor contributions to student life.
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May 15, 2019The Curious Case of the Rochester Sherlockians
Written by Katelyn Gibson '21. Katelyn Gibson is a rising 3rd year University of Rochester student majoring in English and minoring in linguistics and she works in RBSCP processing collections.
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