Bomb The making of a Gregory Corso poem.

One of the great perks of working in the RBML is not merely being surrounded by the fabulous rare and unique books and manuscripts we care for, but also having colleagues who share their own discoveries. Today was just such a day: while conferring with Carrie Hintz, one of RBML’s manuscript processors, about our Beat […]

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Three’s a Charm: “Writing About Coffee, Reading In Cafés: Literature and Coffeehouses in Early Modern France” :03/03/2010

New date! This talk has been rescheduled for March 3, 2010. The Book History Colloquium at Columbia welcomes Thierry Rigogne from Fordham University’s History Department.     His talk, “Writing About Coffee, Reading In Cafés: Literature and Coffeehouses in Early Modern France” will be held March 3, Butler Library room 523, 6PM. Well before Jean-Paul Sartre […]

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Russian Delegation

On December 18, 2009, the four member Russian delegation led by Aleksandr Pavlovich Vershinin, General Director of the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, has visited the Columbia University libraries. This visit was initiated by the Russian side of the team representing the Joint Project between the Library of Congress and the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, the […]

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Frances Perkins

The exhibition “Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal,” currently on display here in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University, has been extended through March 26, 2010. Please join the Frances Perkins Center at an event on Thursday, January 14, at the Harvard Club. Perkins biographer Kirstin Downey will be joined […]

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