SCRC Blog Posts
List of blog posts
June 2020 Wrap Up
Posted on June 30, 2020, 1:53 p.m.
By Grace Wagner, Reading Room Access Services Supervisor
Rehousing the American Book Company Illustrations
Posted on June 24, 2020, 1:35 p.m.
Massive preservation project of 17,000 plates used as textbook illustrations by the American Book Company.
A Perfect Recipe for Conservation
Posted on June 16, 2020, 5:44 p.m.
Diary entries and recipes probably written in the early 1880’s.
Dragnet! A Musical Controversy
Posted on June 2, 2020, 2:27 p.m.
Miklós Rózsa (1907-1995), whose papers are held at SCRC, was a Hungarian-American composer known for his dramatic film scores.
May 2020 Wrap Up: National Photography Month
Posted on May 26, 2020, 1:53 p.m.
Celebrating National Photography Month through coverage of special collections and University Archives materials
An Incomplete History of the Inn Complete
Posted on May 19, 2020, 1:34 p.m.
Even though the Inn Complete has only been in this location since the 1990’s (it was originally located in the Sky Barn), the structure has had a storied life over the last 100 years.
New Acquisition: Rare 19th Century Photograph Album Featuring Black Americans
Posted on May 12, 2020, 5 p.m.
The photo album contains 20 cabinet card albumen photographs of fashionably dressed well-off Black people from the late 19th century.
Charles Eisenmann’s Circus Photography and the Cartes de visite Collection
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
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
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
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
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
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
Posted on March 24, 2020, 11:29 a.m.
The history of orange as Syracuse University's color.
Bringing Art to the People
Posted on March 19, 2020, 11:44 a.m.
Pop-up exhibit on the Black Arts Movement.
Music in the Stacks
Posted on March 10, 2020, 12:45 p.m.
The Franz Liszt Manuscript
Happy International Women's Day!
Posted on March 3, 2020, 1 p.m.
Highlights of groundbreaking or interesting women from collections.
February 2020 News Wrap Up
Posted on Feb. 28, 2020, 11:30 a.m.
Looking back at events, newly processed collections
Special Collections Research Center History Highlights
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
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.