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Beauty in Breathing: An Exhibit

The following was written by Rich Dana, Sackner Archive Project Coordinator Marvin and Ruth Sackner were the world’s foremost collectors of “visual poetry,” artwork that combines visual elements and text. Dr. Sackner was also an internationally respected pulmonologist and inventor of many medical devices. In 1992, the Sackners created a unique exhibition of work byContinue reading “Beauty in Breathing: An Exhibit”

Professional Attention: The World of Labor

The following is written by Matrice Young, student life archivist and curator of Professional Attention: The World of Labor.  Extra Extra! Read all about it!Jobs in America are varied and should be valued!Whether it be workin’ the field, fixing railroads,tightening locs or crocheting braids.Be it acrobatics, magic, music, or ballet.Librarians, nurses, comic artists, lecturers—No,All professionsContinue reading “Professional Attention: The World of Labor”

A Tale of Tails: Pets in the Archives

A new exhibit bound to make you feel warm and fuzzy is up in the Special Collections & Archives reading room.  Curated by lead outreach and instruction librarian Elizabeth Riordan and academic outreach coordinator Kathryn Reuter, the exhibit A Tale of Tails: Pets in the Archives explores the pets found in Special Collections & Archives,Continue reading “A Tale of Tails: Pets in the Archives”

Sitting Around the Library Table with Laura Michelson

Join us as we sit down and discuss around the library table. We will light a fire in the fireplace and share stories from our favorite collection. Grab your favorite piece of classic literature or bring a new story you are writing as we share with you all the life of an English Romantic andContinue reading “Sitting Around the Library Table with Laura Michelson”