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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

Meg Mason standing inside glass display case, assembling display

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

old portrait photo of Mary Walker

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

boy on shoulders of young man with other people around

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

University Campus colored drawing postcard

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

three old record players

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

Petrina Jackson standing in front of SCRC reading room

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

female standing in front of table with materials from archives

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

History of the Lubin House in New York.

Pieces of Puerto Rico: Plastics and Protest

workers in Puerto Rico

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

The Branchell Company background included within the Edward Hellmich Papers.

"This is not a woman who composes, but a composer who is a woman."

Black L’Enjoleuse (GC-5557) record with gold writing

Posted on March 3, 2021, 2:45 p.m.

Cécile Chaminade recorded seven compositions for the Gramophone and Typewriter Company.

Inside SCRC | Abolitionist Materials

black woman wearing mask standing next to materials from archives

Posted on Feb. 22, 2021, 4 p.m.

Petrina Jackson spotlights anti-slavery and abolitionist collection items.

Researching Stenogravures, Crystopal and Armand Winfield

Blue-green sample of Crystopal. Plastics Artifacts Collection.

Posted on Feb. 17, 2021, 7:12 p.m.

Stenogravures are very strong and are akin to stone carvings

Reconstructing Racial Equality in Syracuse

Description of CORE from the first issue of their newsletter “In the Wind.”

Posted on Feb. 10, 2021, 7 p.m.

Syracuse’s Interstate 81 has played a major role in the racial, social, and economic landscape of the city.

75 Years of Benjamin Spock’s Common Sense Parenting

Spock talking with a patient at the health center. Benjamin Spock and Mary Morgan Papers.

Posted on Feb. 3, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

2021 marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of the first edition of Benjamin Spock’s Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care.

Marcel Breuer auf Deutsch

A handwritten digitized Breuer letter in German that proved hard to read when I first opened it. Marcel Breuer Papers.

Posted on Jan. 14, 2021, 4:08 p.m.

Letters from the Marcel Breuer Digital Archive.

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