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Charles Eisenmann’s Circus Photography and the Cartes de visite Collection

White scroll surrounded by flower illustrations.

Posted on May 5, 2020, 9 a.m.

Cartes de visite Collection consists of one small rectangular box with a total of 322 images.

April 2020 Wrap Up

Jim Meade's home workstation

Posted on April 28, 2020, 9:19 a.m.

Today marks six weeks since SCRC and SU Libraries moved to online operations.

New Sesquicentennial Digital Exhibition: A Legacy of Leadership

Portrait of Chancellor Winchell, a person in a dark suit and long beard.

Posted on April 21, 2020, 10 a.m.

Another digital exhibition: A Legacy of Leadership: The Chancellors and Presidents of Syracuse University.

An Artist in Pictures: Photographs of Grace Hartigan

Woman painting on canvas

Posted on April 14, 2020, 10:19 a.m.

In the Grace Hartigan Papers held at SCRC are photos of the vibrant Abstract Expressionist painter.

A Century of Syroco

Gold lettering on tattered cover with words Syracuse Ornamental Company

Posted on April 7, 2020, 10:35 a.m.

Less than one linear foot, the Syracuse Ornamental Company (Syroco) Collection consists of two document boxes and a handful of product catalogs, documenting the company’s century-long history.

March 2020 Wrap Up

Instagram post with photo of person looking at collections

Posted on March 31, 2020, 10:52 a.m.

Public events have been postponed, and we are ending March on a quieter note as we shift to operating remotely.

The Orange in National Orange Day

Two women wearing orange cardigans sitting behind Syracuse University Archives table, with memorabilia including band uniform on table

Posted on March 24, 2020, 11:29 a.m.

The history of orange as Syracuse University's color.

Bringing Art to the People

Pencil illustration of mother and child on red background

Posted on March 19, 2020, 11:44 a.m.

Pop-up exhibit on the Black Arts Movement.

Music in the Stacks

Music notation on parchment paper

Posted on March 10, 2020, 12:45 p.m.

The Franz Liszt Manuscript

Happy International Women's Day!

Marguerite Higgins typing on typewriter

Posted on March 3, 2020, 1 p.m.

Highlights of groundbreaking or interesting women from collections.

February 2020 News Wrap Up

screen shot of instagram post featuring Black Arts Movement popup exhibit

Posted on Feb. 28, 2020, 11:30 a.m.

Looking back at events, newly processed collections

Special Collections Research Center History Highlights

Leopold von Ranke in his library, early 1880s

Posted on Feb. 24, 2020, 11:45 a.m.

Let the Reader Emerge! Milestones of the Syracuse University Libraries

Unfaithful: Marriage Reform and Utopian Dreams

Book cover with image of 1800s couple

Posted on Feb. 13, 2020, 12:31 p.m.

Radical reform movements, including the Oneida Community in upstate New York and the Free Love Club and the Unitary Home in New York City.

December January 2020 News Wrap Up

Black students sitting in classroom

Posted on Feb. 4, 2020, 1:48 p.m.

Review, upcoming events and newly processed collections

An Act of Moral Courage

A 1943 Syracuse Herald-Journal article about Japanese-American students.

Posted on Jan. 28, 2020, 1:55 p.m.

Tsuneishi, a 1943 graduate of Syracuse University praised Tolley for accepting Tsuneishi and “some of 100 of my Japanese American colleagues"

Writing over Medieval Texts in Renaissance Europe

Two pages of a medieval manuscript with red, blue, and black text

Posted on Jan. 21, 2020, 2:27 p.m.

Breviary on vellum, or a book that contains daily services recited by members of the Roman Catholic Church

Happy New Year from SCRC!

words happy new year lit behind black sky and fireworks

Posted on Jan. 15, 2020, 2:38 p.m.

Invitation from our William Wallace Denslow Collection

Boxing the Collections with a Box Making Machine

Posted on Dec. 17, 2019, 2:59 p.m.

Interview with David Stokoe

Marketing and Publicity and Press, Oh My!

White and red poster advertising The Wizard of Oz film and picturing Judy Garland.

Posted on Dec. 10, 2019, 3:22 p.m.

The marketing campaign for The Wizard of Oz film

Getting Pulled In

Black and white image of couples of men and women holding hands and dancing.

Posted on Dec. 3, 2019, 3:41 p.m.

Photos from the Syracuse University Military and World Wars Reference Collection.

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