From the Archives: the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

This is the first blog post in a two part series about processing the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection in the Special Collections & Archives The Special Collections & Archives are excited to announce that the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Continue reading From the Archives: the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

From the Archives: Do You Know About “The Kinderman?”

We all have favorite childhood memories, stories, books, and television shows. If you were a child in Baltimore, Columbia, or the surrounding region during the late 1980s or 1990s, one of your favorite TV shows may have been “It’s Kindertime” Continue reading From the Archives: Do You Know About “The Kinderman?”

From the Archives: The David H. Hugel Papers

Happy American Archives Month! Celebrate this October by visiting the archives and learning about some local history! The UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce that the David H. Hugel Papers are newly processed and open for research! Continue reading From the Archives: The David H. Hugel Papers

From the Archive: The Fred E. Weisgal Papers are Open for Research!

The Special Collections and Archives Department is happy to announce that the Fred E. Weisgal Papers are now open for research! Fred E. Weisgal (b. 1919 – d. 1991) was a prominent civil rights attorney in Baltimore during the twentieth-century. Continue reading From the Archive: The Fred E. Weisgal Papers are Open for Research!

The History of the University of Baltimore

There are multiple ways to learn more about the history of the UB. The UB photographs and Yearbook collections are the best way to start. The University of Baltimore Photographs Collection includes images from the University Archives that depict the Continue reading The History of the University of Baltimore

New to the Archives in 2017

Definition from the Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology So far this year, the library’s Special Collections department has accessioned four brand new archival collections about 20th century Baltimore history. We’re proud of this accomplishment! But what does that really mean? Continue reading New to the Archives in 2017

Turn up the Volume on Voices from the Past

Visit the fundraising page to lend a hand When researchers are finished working with the archival boxes Special Collections pulls for them, I occasionally sneak a peek at the stash– just to be nosy, or to share an item of interest Continue reading Turn up the Volume on Voices from the Past

Location, Location, Location

If you’ve visited the library recently and come away feeling a little starstruck, you’re not alone. That’s because Langsdale is featured extensively in the buzzy new true crime documentary The Keepers on Netflix, about the 50-year-old mystery of a slain Continue reading Location, Location, Location