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SBU’S Class of 1972 visits Special Collections & University Archives

As part of festivities for their 50th class reunion, graduates of SBU’s class of 1972 visited Special Collections and University Archives on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Alums attended an open house featuring photographs, newspapers, yearbooks, and artifacts from their years on campus. Related

Posted in Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Poetry Archives from Special Collections featured in SBU Magazine

In the latest issue of Stony Brook University Magazine, the feature “Rare Treasures,” highlights diverse poetry collections from Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) in celebration of National Poetry Month in April. The Poetry Center Archive: Stony Brook University has

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Special Collections & University Archives

Join Us on the Art Crawl, Wednesday, April 13 starting at 1pm

Don’t miss these free guided tours of campus galleries! Registration is not required, and you can join us at any point along the route. The Spring 2022 schedule will be as follows: 1:00 PM | Simons Center Gallery, Simons Center,

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

SBU Libraries Co-Sponsors Round Table on the Spanish Golden Age: Event Recap

On occasion of the publication Le Siècle d’or espagnol (Paris: Citadelles & Mazenod, 2019) by Guillaume Kientz, three Stony Brook faculty members discussed this book’s innovative contribution to the field of Hispanic Studies, in Europe and beyond. Kientz, recently appointed as

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Special Collections & University Archives

Stony Brook Undergraduate History Club Visits Special Collections

Special Collections hosted the Stony Brook Undergraduate History Club on November 17. The lively discussion and viewing of unique research collections focused on historical materials that can only be found and accessed at Stony Brook University. Original sources on display

Posted in History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis at SBU Center for Digital Humanities premiere speaker event “Medieval Manuscripts and Digital Collections: The Case for IIIF”

On November 4th, 2021 the Stony Brook University Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) hosted its first guest speaker event since our grand opening with a particularly illustrious subject expert: Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis PhD, Director of the Medieval Academy of

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, History, Library Technology, Manuscripts, Research, Special Collections & University Archives

Event Recap – More than Recipes: A Taste of the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection

Did you know that SBU has the largest Chinese cookbook collection in the world? Nearly 140 guests attended “More than Recipes” to learn about the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection, a special library collection at Stony Brook University with

Posted in Anthropology, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Join Us at the Art Crawl on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm

Free guided tours of Stony Brook University’s diverse art galleries will take place on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm as part of campus-wide events for the inauguration of Maurie McInnis, sixth president of Stony Brook University. Participating galleries

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

New Library Research Guide: Sources for Studies of Indigenous Histories and Cultures

Stony Brook University Libraries (SBUL) has diverse collections to support research of Indigenous histories and cultures. A new library guide presents a curated selection of freely available and licensed content organized by theme and format. Coverage includes: art; databases; health disparities; languages; law;

Posted in Anthropology, History, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

Collections of Trailblazing Women Featured in Stony Brook University Magazine

Collections of Edith Gentile, Diana Chang, and Helen Hull Jacobs are featured in the latest issue of Stony Brook University Magazine. “Rare Treasures” highlights three trailblazing women whose the collections are part of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Edith

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, History, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature