News from RBML’s Archivists | April 2020

Columbia University Libraries (CUL) remain closed until further notice to aid in the containment of COVID-19, RBML’s archivists won’t be physically processing materials. Head Archivist Kevin Schlottmann has these updates about our collections from archivists hard at work in their offsite locations. Please be safe and take advantage of this time to engage with materials […]

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New Digital Collection | Photographs from Coney Island’s Heyday

  The Columbia University Libraries have digitized a collection of around 500 photographs capturing Coney Island’s golden age as America’s preeminent working-class leisure destination. The images depict bathing beauties, sideshow performers, exotic animals, thrilling amusement rides, and opulent pleasure palaces, while also containing rich details about transit networks, social and cultural life, and  New York […]

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News from RBML’s Archivists | March 2020

Columbia University Libraries (CUL) are closed until further notice to aid in the containment of COVID-19, RBML’s archivists  won’t be physically processing materials. We do, however, have these updates about our collections. Please be safe and take advantage of this time to engage with materials you may have collected on previous visits to the RBML. […]

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