Graduate Internship in Primary Sources Now Accepting Applications

The Columbia University Libraries is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Graduate Student Internship in Primary Sources.  The Columbia University Libraries’ Graduate Student Internship Program is designed to enrich graduate studies and professional training in primary sources through an introduction to archival work.  Interns will gain hands-on training in archival […]

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Monday, Feb. 11th: The Business History Forum at Columbia University

“The Bretton Woods Transcripts: New Findings” with Kurt Schuler, Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Stability; Economist, U.S. Department of the Treasury; co-editor of The Bretton Woods Transcripts The 1944 international financial conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire established the IMF and the World Bank, and has shaped the international monetary system for nearly 70 years. […]

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ONLINE EXHIBIT– “The Unwritten History”: Alexander Gumby’s African America

This online exhibit explores the efforts of Alexander Gumby to create a documentary history of African-American achievement in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.  An influential figure during the Harlem Renaissance, Gumby compiled a scrapbook collection of approximately 300 volumes in support of his project, filled with news clippings, photographs, pamphlets, handbills, original artwork, manuscripts, and […]

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599 Years Ago Today

Today, 24 January, five hundred and ninety-nine years ago. The future pseudo-cardinal of S. Onofrio told those guys to pay the wine bill, for pete's sake!  Proof lies in this library's Smith Documents 0300, and here's a picture of it.  (Click on the image to see a larger size.) It's signed, "J., evesque de Saint […]

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