RBSCP Blog

Nov 30, 2021Native 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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Nov 22, 2021Cinderella: A Collection Highlight
Emily Chan (Class of 2024) discusses her Fall 2021 internship project for the Robbins Library and Koller-Collins Center: the creation of digital and physical collection highlights exploring the evolution of popular fairy tales.
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Nov 20, 2021The Cutler Lecture Centennial
by Melissa Mead
The first Cutler Lecture was delivered in 1921 by former US President (and future US Supreme Court justice) William Howard Taft. Who followed in his impressive footsteps?
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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, 2021Confederate 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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Aug 23, 2021Accessing the hive mind
by Melissa Mead
The wooden sculpture of our Yellowjacket mascot sits quietly in a corner of Wilson Commons--it took a swarm of people to tell its story.
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Jul 6, 2021ExhiBits 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, 2021Invisible 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, 2021ExhiBits 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, 2021Ruth 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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