Manuscripts

Nov 30, 2021
Native American Heritage month
by Veronica Cisneros, B.A. Candidate in English, British and American Literature. Veronica works in RBSCP as a student assistant.
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Oct 20, 2021
"While We Were Out: Building Special Collections while Working from Home!"
By: Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Exhibitions and Special Projects Manager
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Sep 27, 2021
Confederate spy Rose O’Neal Greenhow
By: Autumn Haag, Assistant Director for Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation at River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Jul 6, 2021
ExhiBits Series #6: A Single Item Tells a Story: Creating a Stir with Suffrage Cookbooks
By: Autumn Haag, Assistant Director for Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation at River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester and Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Exhibitions and Special Projects Manager
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Jun 30, 2021
Invisible Fires: LGBTQIA+ in the archives
By: Lev Earle, Special Collections Processing Archivist, RBSCP **Content Warning** The following blog post discusses archival materials which contain descriptions of violence and discrimination against women and LGBTQIA+ people, and reclaimed homophobic slurs.
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Jun 7, 2021
ExhiBits Series #5: “Organize, Agitate, Participate: Meet Ruth Scott through her Papers,” with special guest Ruth Scott
by: Autumn Haag, Assistant Director for Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation at River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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May 28, 2021
Ruth Watanabe, Head of Sibley Library and Japanese-American Rochesterian (1916-2005)
by: Eleanor Lenoe '21. Eleanor worked as the RBSCP Manuscript Paging Clerk until she graduated in 2021.
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Apr 29, 2021
A Brief Exploration of the Rochester Poetry Society and its Members
By: Eleanor Lenoe ‘21. Eleanor worked as the RBSCP Manuscript Paging Clerk until she graduated in 2021.
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Apr 3, 2021
ExhiBit Series #3: It's Earlier Than You Think -- Women at the University of Rochester, 1875-1925
1900 is the year that women were formally admitted as undergraduates to the University of Rochester, but their influence on the institution can be traced to our founding in 1850.
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