Collection highlight | Vartan Gregorian (1934-2021) and the Carnegie Corporation Digital Archive

  Noting the passing of Vartan Gregorian — philanthropist, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and former New York Public Library President — this 2000 interview with NPR’s Scott Simon is but one of many highlights from the Carnegie Corporation Digital Archive.   Hear more from the oral history interview with Gregorian. […]

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News from the RBML’s Archivists and Collections Management Specialists | December 2020

Kevin Schlottmann, RBML’s Head Archivist, shares these updates about finding aids that our archivist and collections management specialists have stewarded over the past month and made available for RBML researchers – a season of bounty even in a global pandemics! Newly digitized oral history collections Gail Mary Killian and Stephen Desroches sound recordings, 1970-2003 “The […]

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Teaching With Digitized Archives, Some Challenges and Opportunities

Over the past several decades libraries around the world have spent enormous amounts of resources digitizing unique special collections. At latest count, the Digital Public Library of America contains more than 40 million documents. As instructors plan for remote learning, this wealth of digitized archival material presents an opportunity to teach students about archival research […]

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Trending Collections | Summer 2019

These are the top ten RBML collection finding aids accessed from July 2019 through September 2019 Carnegie Corporation of New York records, circa 1872-2015 (see: Carnegie Corporation Digital Archives) Historical Photograph collection, 1858- Meyer Schapiro collection, 1919-2006 Central Files, 1890-1984 Bob Fass Recordings and Papers, 1960-2011 1963-1991 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace New York and […]

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Gems from the new Carnegie Corporation of New York Digital Archive

Carnegie Corporation Archivist Jennifer Comins announces a project a long-time in the making and recently completed, the Carnegie Corporation of New York Digital Archive. In this post, she offers insights into the various pathways to using this vast collection, recently completed with the help of a major grant from the Corporation.  The updated Carnegie Corporation […]

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