Here’s what to expect at RBML this fall semester

In accordance with Columbia University COVID safety protocols, the Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) offers a number of services to help researchers this fall semester. First, here’s an overview from University Librarian Ann Thornton’s message updating the University community. There are also a number of online resources and guidance about limited use of in-person […]

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THIS THURSDAY, 4pm — Andrea Ritchie, “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color”

Join Us on Thursday (Sept. 24), from 4-5:30pm, for a conversation with Andrea Ritchie, attorney, author, activist, and Researcher-in-Residence at the Barnard Center for Research on Women, about her book, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Registration for this online event is free and open to the public. […]

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New from RBML’s Archivists | August 2020

Here are updates from the RBML’s archives and collections management specialists. Newly Linked AMI Material Eda Rothstein Rapoport Papers, circa 1915-1968 Laura Keane Zametkin Hobson papers, 1930-1986 Language and Culture Archive of Ashkenazic Jewry, 1949-1997 audio Fred Friendly papers, 1917-2004, bulk 1950-1990 Newly Available Oral History Content United Nations Intellectual History project, 1999-2006: This collection documents […]

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Expanded Parking and Commuting to Campus: Then and Now

Interim Provost Ira Katznelson announced on August 18 that Columbia will provide commuter shuttles for faculty and staff for the Fall term 2020. However, this is not the first time Columbia has offered expanded services to commuters such as buses, vans and expanded parking for carpoolers, just different circumstances. […]

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New Date For The Conference “In Service To The New Nation: The Life And Legacy Of John Jay”

The John Jay Papers and Columbia University Library announce the postponement of the conference “In Service to the New Nation: The Life and Legacy of John Jay.” The conference will now be held January 22-23, 2021. Due to the public health risks associated with large gatherings, the conference organizers have opted to hold the event […]

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