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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.

Blake's Prints: 1789 Songs of Innocence by William Blake

A woman is seated on a chair with two young people leaning over a book held in her lap, while whimsical tree branches curl and twist up from the right of the page forming the title, “Songs of Innocence."

Posted on July 9, 2019, 10:28 a.m.

1789 edition of William Blake’s Songs of Innocence

Q&A with SCRC's New Director Petrina Jackson

Petrina Jackson

Posted on July 2, 2019, 11:17 a.m.

Get to know the new Director of SCRC.

June 2019 News Wrap Up

Petrina Jackson

Posted on June 25, 2019, 11:22 a.m.

Newly processed collections.

From Clay Tablet to Cyber Space: A Semester Full of Library and Archives History

Sebastian Modrow highlighting collection materials to students

Posted on June 18, 2019, 11:29 a.m.

Course called “The History of Libraries and Archives in the Western World.”

My Year with Tolley

Dane Flansburgh standing next to archival boxes in a warehouse

Posted on June 11, 2019, 11:40 a.m.

Processing the Chancellor William P. Tolley Records and William P. Tolley Papers.

Stan and Jan Berenstains’ Lover Boy: Transitioning from Adult to Children’s Books

Cartoon of lecherous man on packed elevator of women

Posted on June 4, 2019, 11:48 a.m.

Stan and Jan Berenstain are famously known for their Berenstain Bears series of children’s books

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