News from the RBML’s Archivists | September and October 2020

Here are updates from the RBML’s archives and collections management specialists. Newly linked CLIO records for oral histories With thanks to Library Information Technology colleagues, an additional 1,329 CLIO records for digitized oral histories now have direct links to digitized content in the Digital Library Collection. This is a tremendous boon to patrons, who use […]

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THIS THURSDAY, 2:00-3:15 PM – Lehman Center Book Talk on The Hispanic Republican

Join the Lehman Center for American History for a talk by Geraldo Cadava (Northwestern University) on the author’s new book, The Hispanic Republican: The Shaping of an American Political Identity, from Nixon to Trump. Thursday, October 8th, 2:00-3:15 PM — CLICK HERE TO REGISTER — […]

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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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Collections News | January 2020

Here are some new and updated finding aids, reflecting work by archivists in archival processing, collections management, and university archives. – KWS Arthur Mitchell Papers “Arthur Mitchell (1934-2018) was an American ballet dancer, choreographer, and founder and director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. This collection contains materials related to his career as a dancer […]

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Global Sexualities in the RBML Collections

The  Columbia Research Initiative on the Global History of Sexualities (CRIGHS) recently launched a website and research guide describing approximately 150 archival collections, databases, oral histories, and other sources available across the Columbia and Barnard libraries of interest to historians of sexuality. […]

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