News from RBML’s Archivists | April 2021

  Insider cheers! Technical Services Archivist Patrick Lawler described and made accessible for the first time, according to Head Archivist Kevin Schlottman, “a truly massive set of 19th-century newspapers” from the Seymour B. Durst Collection of Historical Manuscripts, Documents & Newspapers, 1764-1990. Here’s further news of newly processed collections: Beatrice Saunders correspondence with Gordon Hamilton […]

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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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New from RBML’s Archivists | August 2020

Here are updates from the RBML’s archives and collections management specialists. Newly Linked AMI Material Eda Rothstein Rapoport Papers, circa 1915-1968 Laura Keane Zametkin Hobson papers, 1930-1986 Language and Culture Archive of Ashkenazic Jewry, 1949-1997 audio Fred Friendly papers, 1917-2004, bulk 1950-1990 Newly Available Oral History Content United Nations Intellectual History project, 1999-2006:¬†This collection documents […]

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News from RBML’s Archivists | July 2020

Kevin Schlottmann, RBML’s head archivist, shares these updates about finding aids that our archivist and collections management specialists converted from scanned PDF documents to more accessible digital use. The materials described offer a glimpse into the broad and deep collections that the RBML stewards. Also highlighted are examples of the other archival processing work, such […]

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News from RBML’s Archivists | May and June 2020

Columbia University Libraries (CUL) remain closed until further notice to aid in the containment of COVID-19. While unable to physically process materials, RBML’s archivists are working on offsite locations to update finding aids and create greater accessibility for our collections. Here, Head Archivist Kevin Schlottmann shares these updates. Please be safe, wear your mask and […]

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