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“We have that here?!”: Students Meet Special Collections at the Libraries’ Welcome Fest

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Posted on Sept. 30, 2022, noon

SCRC tabled at Welcome Fest, highlighting the full range of resources, services and spaces available to students.

VALUE: Photographs, Memorabilia, Films and SU Archives

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Posted on Dec. 16, 2021, 9:05 a.m.

Throughout this week, we have explored many facets of preservation in the archives.

Unknown: Cassette Tapes and the E. Thomas Billard Papers

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Posted on Dec. 2, 2021, 9:26 a.m.

The Archives Preservation Countdown coverage continues on Sound Beat this week. Check out their episode on the E. Thomas Billard cassette tapes.

Judgement: Pope Leo XIII and the Belfer Cylinders Collection

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Posted on Nov. 18, 2021, 9:52 a.m.

The Archives Preservation Countdown coverage continues on Sound Beat this week.

Risk: Photographs, Lacquer Disks and the Margaret Bourke-White Papers

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Posted on Nov. 4, 2021, 10 a.m.

The Preservation Countdown coverage continues. Check out the episode on Margaret Bourke-White today!

Behind the Archives with Jim Meade

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Posted on Oct. 25, 2021, 1:45 p.m.

Celebrating American Archives Month by highlighting our own Libraries staff members

TIME: Archives Preservation Countdown

One of the instantaneous discs from SCRC’s WYSR Collection. WSYR Collection.

Posted on Oct. 21, 2021, 10:05 a.m.

In 1967, WSYR issued the following message, an interruption to their scheduled broadcast.

Behind the Archives with Meg Mason

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Posted on Oct. 6, 2021, 10:27 a.m.

Celebrating American Archives Month by highlighting our very own Libraries staff members

Processing the Papers of Constance Timberlake

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Posted on Sept. 29, 2021, 10:12 a.m.

Papers of Constance Timberlake, professor of human development from 1971 to 1993.

Durable and Elegant: Mary Edwards Walker and Dress Reform

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Posted on Aug. 25, 2021, 10:18 a.m.

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker achieved national recognition in the 19th century for her service as a surgeon in the army during the Civil War.

Push for Accessibility by SU's Alpha Phi Omega Chapter

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Posted on July 15, 2021, 10:24 a.m.

Processing the Alpha Phi Omega Chapter Collection and push for accessibility.

Two Years in the Archives

L-R: Aisha, Nora, and Tiffany in the archives

Posted on June 16, 2021, 10:28 a.m.

Perspectives from the student employee Public Services Assistant Team in the Archives.

Houston, We Have Liftoff!: NASA’s Isolation Experiments

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Posted on May 5, 2021, 10:35 a.m.

In 1959, for the Project Mercury recruitments NASA conducted a series of “extraordinary physical examinations.”

Connecting through the Collections

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Posted on April 21, 2021, 10:41 a.m.

Transcribing papers from the William Safire Papers and creating metadata for videos in the Inside Albany Records.

Our Day Will Come: Black Pop Music in the Sixties

Ruby and the Romantics

Posted on April 14, 2021, 10:50 a.m.

The African American Musicians Photograph Collection is a display of purchasing a collection with limited contextual information

Inside SCRC | Belfer Audio Archive with Jim Meade

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Posted on March 26, 2021, 1 p.m.

The acoustic recording equipment used to record and play wax cylinders.

Maija Grotell: Revolutionary Craft in 20th Century America

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Posted on March 25, 2021, 10:58 a.m.

The “Mother of American Ceramics,” Maija Grotell was a prolific and influential ceramist and educator.

Inside SCRC | Cartoon, Pulp Lit, and Sci-Fi Collections

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Posted on March 20, 2021, 4 p.m.

Sharing a diverse range of historical materials from Cartoon, Pulp Lit and Sci-fi collections

Lubin House History

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Posted on March 12, 2021, 10 a.m.

History of the Lubin House in New York.

Pieces of Puerto Rico: Plastics and Protest

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Posted on March 11, 2021, 4:01 p.m.

The Branchell Company background included within the Edward Hellmich Papers.

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