Bob Fass, Radio Pioneer (1933-2021)

The RBML was saddened to learn that radio pioneer Bob Fass died on Saturday the 24th of April, 2021. In 2016, our former director Sean Quimby spearheaded the acquisition of Bob’s papers and recordings, and over the next few years our archivists processed the material. There are some wonderful photos and printed items, but the […]

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News from RBML’s Archivists | March 2021

Kevin Schlottmann, RBML’s head archivist, shares these updates of a selection of new and updated finding aids, as well as newly available collections. Insider cheers! Our colleague Melissa Cabarcas has completed a major project that, behind the scenes, makes it easier for RBML staff to find materials in frequently used collections. What this means for […]

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Event Tomorrow (3/18) 4pm – African American Response to HIV/AIDS

Join the Lehman Center for American History for a conversation with historian Dan Royles about his new book To Make the Wounded Whole: African American Responses to HIV/AIDS.  Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021 Time: 4 – 5:30pm Register for this Online Event Here […]

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Event Today (March 11), 4pm – Native Americans and Health Care

Join the Lehman Center for American History and the Rare Book & Manuscript Library for “‘Don’t Get Sick After June’: A Seventy-Year Long Survival Strategy for Native Americans Navigating the Indian Health Service,” a conversation with Maria John, Assistant Professor of History, and Director of The Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, University of Massachusetts […]

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