SCRC Blog Posts
List of blog posts
November 2020 Wrap Up: Native American Heritage Month
Posted on Nov. 25, 2020, 6:50 p.m.
Researching Audrey “Gonwaiahhih” Shenandoah.
Survival Kit: Provisions for your Research Journey Exhibit Interview
Posted on Nov. 18, 2020, 2:54 p.m.
The Edwin F. Bushman Papers are part of the Special Collections Research Center’s manuscript collections.
Inside SCRC | Jack Kerouac in the Belfer Audio Archives
Posted on Nov. 16, 2020, 1 p.m.
Record/recordings featuring Jack Kerouac from the Beat Generation, housed in Belfer Audio Archive.
World War II Veterans at Syracuse University
Posted on Nov. 12, 2020, 1:39 p.m.
Archives holds documentation of the dramatic influx of veterans on campus right after World War II.
Inside SCRC | Artists Diego Rivera and Carlos Cortez
Posted on Nov. 4, 2020, 4 p.m.
Review of materials from Special Collections Research Center. A close look at what the artwork of artists Diego Rivera and Carlos Cortez tell us.
Inside SCRC | 1918 Influenza
Posted on Oct. 21, 2020, 4 p.m.
Meg Mason, University Archivist, explores a 1918 edition of the Daily Orange documenting the effects of the 1918 influenza outbreak on Syracuse University campus.
October 2020 Wrap Up
Posted on Oct. 21, 2020, 1:06 p.m.
Collections materials featuring Halloween and election season.
George Fisk Comfort and the Museums Are Not Neutral Movement: Museum History at SCRC
Posted on Oct. 14, 2020, 5:14 p.m.
George Fisk Comfort (1833 – 1910) was a liberal arts scholar and museum founder from Berkshire, NY.
Printing the Middle Ages: A Renaissance Edition of Bernard of Clairvaux
Posted on Oct. 6, 2020, 5:23 p.m.
Renaissance edition of the works of Bernard of Clairvaux, printed in 1508 in Paris by Jehan Petit,
September 2020 Wrap Up: Banned Books Week
Posted on Sept. 29, 2020, 5:50 p.m.
Banned Books Week recommendations.
Selling the Soapbox
Posted on Sept. 23, 2020, 1:13 p.m.
History of soapbox labels.
Adjusting the Lens
Posted on Sept. 1, 2020, 2:37 p.m.
Images in the Syracuse University Photograph Collection.
August 2020 Wrap Up
Posted on Aug. 28, 2020, 2:25 p.m.
Working through several digital description and transcription projects.
Lifting as we climb: Mary Church Terrell and the 19th Amendment
Posted on Aug. 18, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women in the United States the right to vote.
What Then Shall We Say About Croton?: Attempts to Integrate Syracuse City Schools
Posted on Aug. 11, 2020, 3:26 p.m.
Crusade for Opportunity (CFO), an anti-poverty organization based in Syracuse, NY, that existed during the 1960s.
An Unfinished End: Ying Li and the Marcel Breuer Digital Archive
Posted on Aug. 4, 2020, 5:18 p.m.
Marcel Breuer Digital Archive for SCRC. The Breuer Archive is the digital repository of archival materials relating to the twentieth-century architect, Marcel Breuer.
July 2020 Wrap Up
Posted on July 31, 2020, 3:04 p.m.
By Grace Wagner, Reading Room Access Services Supervisor
30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Posted on July 27, 2020, 1:26 p.m.
Petrina Jackson, Director of SCRC
Traces of a Movement
Posted on July 14, 2020, 5:16 p.m.
Irene Castle was as an internationally-recognized ballroom dancer, silent film star, and one of the first celebrities with an eponymous fashion line.
Accessibility and Discoverability: Describing Street and Smith Cover Art
Posted on July 7, 2020, 6:37 p.m.
Founded in 1855, Street & Smith was the largest publisher of pulp fiction and dime novels in the United States of its time.