RBSCP Blog

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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Apr 11, 2019Lola Haskins’s Take on the Pastoral: How the Female Voice Both Disassembles and Constructs Fantasy
Written by Emilee Brecht ('19), special collections processing assistant in RBSCP. During her time with RBSCP Emilee has been responsible for accessioning and processing new collections, including the New York temporary cofferdam construction photographs. Emilee will be receiving her Bachelors of Arts degree in English in May 2019 and will be attending McGill University in the fall.
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Mar 20, 2019Embedded in the Archives: The Rochester Immigrant Perspective
Written by Molly Ball, History Lecturer, University of Rochester Professor of HIS252: Immigration in the Americas
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Feb 9, 2019“Bully rebles in sight”: A Rochesterian in the Civil War
Written by Autumn Haag, Special Collections Librarian/Archivist for Research and Collections
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Feb 1, 2019The University Portfolio, in Review
by Melissa Mead
The recent transfer to the University Archives of a group of 19th and early 20th century stocks and bonds sheds light on the University's early investment decisions and the generosity of its donors.
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Jan 14, 2019What do philately and duels have to do with the RBSCP reading room?
Written by Melinda Wallington, Senior Library Assistant, Public Services
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Dec 1, 2018World AIDS Day
Written by Travis Johansen, Exhibits Manager
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Nov 5, 2018Sarah Wyman Whitman: An Artist's Touch
By Andrea Reithmayr, Special Collections Librarian for Research & Collections
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Nov 4, 2018Pranks-giving, in Review
by Melissa Mead
From ping-pong balls to bubble machines, pranks have long been a part of University of Rochester student life. Read more about them (but don't try any, please)...
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Oct 23, 2018History meets Art in New RBSCP Acquisition: Frederick Douglass and Meleko Mokgosi
Written by Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Assistant Dean, Special Collections and Preservation; Joseph N. Lambert and Harold B. Schleifer Director, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
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