Book Talk | Susan Orlean on her book, The Library Book

November 29, 2018, 6 pm 523 Butler New Yorker Staff writer and author Susan Orlean will talk about her latest work, The Library Book, which is both an investigation of the 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire and a meditation on her lifelong love of books and libraries. The Rare Book & Manuscript Library acquired […]

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Newly available RBML collections – September 2018

Head Archivist Kevin Schlottmann shares collections newly opened by RBML archivists. A large addition to the New York Clearinghouse records was processed, and the finding aid substantially improved:¬†“New York Clearing House Association (now The Clearing House¬†Association) was founded in 1853 as the first banking clearing house in the United States. The records include amicus briefs, […]

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