RBSCP Blog

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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Sep 25, 2018Douglass and Burns in New Bedford
Written by Autumn Haag, Special Collections Librarian/Archivist for Research & Collections
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Sep 4, 2018Creating "Women in Arthurian Legend: Creators and Characters" (Part 2)
By Claire Harte (Class of 2021)
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Aug 23, 2018Creating "Women in Arthurian Legend: Creators and Characters" (Part 1)
By Claire Harte (Class of 2021)
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Aug 22, 2018A Look into the City of Rochester's Past
Seyvion Scott '19 (Seyvion Scott is a 4th year University of Rochester student majoring in African & African American Studies and minoring in Psychology and works in RBSCP describing and organizing collections.)
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Aug 21, 2018Ricardus Goes to Oxford (Part I)
By Helen Davies (PhD student, Dept. of English; Lazarus Project)
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Aug 6, 2018The Eastman Theatre Library, in Review
by Melissa Mead
How does a library just vanish? Supplemental information for the Ask the Archivist column in the July-August issue of Rochester Review
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Jun 29, 2018Harlan Ellison's A Boy and His Dog: A Matter for Debate
by Melissa Mead
When the UR Cinema Group presented the film version of Harlan Ellison's "A Boy and His Dog" on January 28, 1977, it began an almost semester-long debate about sexism and freedom of speech, culminating in a campus visit by Ellison to debate the UR students.
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