New from RBML’s Archivists | September 2019

Newly Processed Collections Patti LuPone papers A collection of scrapbooks, scripts, sheet music, and photographs chronicling the career of the Tony award winning actress and singer Patti LuPone. #Loveinaction OH Collection “The interviews of the #LoveInAction oral history collection were taken to document narrators’ experiences in the Student Interracial Ministry and SIM’s impact on their […]

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What is this place? A short intro to RBML

That is the question we hear a lot at the beginning of the new academic year as students explore Butler Library and end up here, in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, aka “The Pink Palace.” The Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) is Columbia’s principal repository for primary source collections.  The range of collections […]

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New from RBML’s Archivists | August 2019

Head Archivist Kevin Schlottmann shares collections newly opened or updated by RBML’s Archivists. New finding aids Yehudah Joffe papers, 1893-1966, bulk 1920-1945 “The collection consists of Joffe’s correspondence, manuscripts/notes, and newspaper clippings. Joffe’s correspondence in Yiddish in English is both personal and professional, covering communication with institutions he was working at or hoping to work […]

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Talk | An aftertaste of dread: Cornel Woolrich in fiction and film

27 March 2019 | 7:30pm | Lenfest Arts Center This Rare Book & Manuscript Library event marks the opening of the The Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival hosted by Columbia University’s School of the Arts. It will feature James Naremore, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus, Indiana University. The Rare Book & Manuscript Library holds the […]

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