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November 2019 News Wrap Up

Dr. Sumathi Ramaswamy of Duke University

Posted on Nov. 27, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

Recap of events and newly processed collections.

Katsushika Hokusai as Book Illustrator

Two interior pages of a book with wood block prints

Posted on Nov. 20, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a Japanese painter and ukiyo-e printmaker

James Thornton and The Syracuse State School

White page with a list of entries on top of tan folder

Posted on Nov. 13, 2019, 8:41 a.m.

Syracuse State School was a facility that cared for mentally disabled children and, in some cases, adults.

Delight in the Mundane: Rehousing the Plastics Artifacts Collection

Pair of white sunglasses with seahorses on the sides of the lenses.

Posted on Nov. 5, 2019, 8:52 a.m.

A Library and Information Science student doing an internship in SCRC’s Plastics Artifacts Collection

October 2019 News Wrap Up

People sitting around a table in a classroom looking at a screen

Posted on Oct. 30, 2019, 8:59 a.m.

Recap of past month's events and news mentions

"Where there is no imagination, there is no horror..."

Woman in a hooded black coat wearing red gloves

Posted on Oct. 22, 2019, 9:07 a.m.

Selection of spooky materials from SCRC.

Shedding Light on Illuminated Manuscripts

Tan page of vellum with red, black, and blue text and decorations

Posted on Oct. 15, 2019, 9:55 a.m.

Illuminated manuscripts are handwritten books that have been adorned with vibrant colors, artwork, and even gold.

Ninth Street Women and New Books at SCRC

Yellow book cover with a woman creating art above the title.

Posted on Oct. 10, 2019, 11:12 a.m.

Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel, an immersive look at the post-war modern art movement from the viewpoint of the women who helped shape it.

September 2019 News Wrap Up

“A white sweatshirt with an embroidered orange letter ‘S’ and an orange textile stating “Syracuse” on top of a brown table.

Posted on Oct. 1, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

New exhibits, new acquisitions and recent events.

New Acquisition: Josef Albers' Interaction of Color

Paper with orange, yellow, dark blue, light blue, gray, and purple squares of paper attached inside, surrounded by black boxes and books on a wood table

Posted on Sept. 25, 2019, 11:47 a.m.

Acquisition of a 1963 copy of The Interaction of Color by Josef Albers.

It's No Wonder...That They're Called Little Wonders!

Black record with a yellow and green center

Posted on Sept. 17, 2019, 12:43 p.m.

Little Wonders are 5 ½ inches in diameter and carry sound on a single side.

American and Soviet "Truth": Pravda in Special Collections

Tan colored paper with black Russian text and a photograph of Russian state officials

Posted on Sept. 10, 2019, 1:08 p.m.

20th century American cartoonists' take on the Soviet Union.

150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University

Orange and blue beanie

Posted on Sept. 3, 2019, 1:18 p.m.

University Archives’ most historically rich collections, including the Photograph Collection and Memorabilia Collection

August 2019 News Wrap Up

Exhibition wall that has Syracuse flag and beginning of letters that will read "150 Years of Tradition

Posted on Aug. 29, 2019, 1:36 p.m.

August 2019 updates include new acquisitions and new oven.

Andre Norton: Creator and Guardian of Fantastic Worlds

Pink and blue colored fantasy scenes

Posted on Aug. 20, 2019, 2:50 p.m.

Pulp Literature and Science Fiction Collections is home to the papers of Andre Norton

Voices from Attica

Yellow book cover with illustration of prison bars

Posted on Aug. 13, 2019, 3:06 p.m.

The book of poetry Betcha Ain’t: Poems from Attica exemplifies the press’s commitment to publishing voices that may not otherwise exist.

A Perfect Pair of Graduate Student Summer Projects

Two graduate students standing together in Belfer Audio Archives

Posted on Aug. 6, 2019, 3:14 p.m.

Two students working this summer in the Belfer Audio Archive

July 2019 News Wrap Up

old audio players in Belfer, including phonograph

Posted on July 30, 2019, 9:42 a.m.

News and newly processed collections.

Virtual Plastic: SCRC as Creative Laboratory

Students gesturing towards plastic objects

Posted on July 23, 2019, 9:51 a.m.

Professor Jacob Riddle, a faculty member of Transmedia and the School of Art used Plastics Artifacts Collection for Digital Fabrication and Transmedia courses.

New Acquisition: Jantzen Swimwear Advertising Portfolio

Two models standing on a waterfront deck wearing 1930s Jantzen swimsuits

Posted on July 16, 2019, 10:09 a.m.

Jantzen Swimwear advertising photographs from the 1930s and 1940s.

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