Book History Colloquium: “Traces in the Stacks: 19th-Century Book Use and the Future of Library Collections”

Tues., October 28th @ 6:00 PM Andrew Stauffer, Associate Professor of English and Director of NINES, University of Virginia The Book Traces Project engages the question of the future of the print record in the wake of wide-scale digitization. College and university libraries increasingly reconfigure access to nineteenth-century texts through public-domain versions via repositories such […]

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On Display @ Kunming City Museum: Barney Rosset, Publisher-Hero as Combat Photographer in China

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ (CUL/IS) Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) is pleased to announce the opening of Barney Rosset, Publisher-hero as Combat Photographer in China, an exhibition at Kunming City Museum, in Kunming City, Yunnan, China, which features a collection of RBML’s photographs of China from World War II by Grove Street Press publisher […]

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“Obscene” – Wednesday, February 19, 7:00 PM

  A screening of Obscene, a documentary about publisher Barney Rosset Introduced by the film’s co-director, Daniel O’Connor Chang Room, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University  Followed by a reception at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library   […]

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RBML Acquires Kitchen Sink Press Archive

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Kitchen Sink Press (KSP) archive, publisher of underground comics between 1969 and 1999 under comics artist, historian and publisher Denis Kitchen. KSP published many of the most important names in comics history, which are represented in the […]

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Rare Book & Manuscript Library Acquires Granary Books Archive

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the archive of Granary Books, one of the country’s most significant artist book publishers operating today. Founded in 1981 as a distributor, Granary Books began publishing under the direction of Steve Clay in 1985. Granary Books’ mission is […]

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