A Look Behind the Stacks: Jamie Grace Alexander, Independent Study Researcher

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many archival collections, books, and resources held by the repository for students and researchers to use. Archivists, librarians, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources accessible and to Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Jamie Grace Alexander, Independent Study Researcher

Exhibits from the Archives: Check Out the Digital Exhibits from the UB Special Collections & Archives!

UB Special Collections & Archives staff are excited to introduce our online digital exhibits! The Special Collections & Archives aims to provide educational and research access to our Baltimore history and University of Baltimore history collections for researchers and students Continue reading Exhibits from the Archives: Check Out the Digital Exhibits from the UB Special Collections & Archives!

“Leaving Your Legacy”, Community Archives Workshops

The UB Community Archives Workshops provide tools and training that help individuals with ways to archive and preserve their documents, photos and artifacts. These skill-sharing workshops are offered as part of RLB Library, Special Collection and Archives, outreach initiative to Continue reading “Leaving Your Legacy”, Community Archives Workshops

The History of UB’s Buildings: The Liberal Arts and Policy Building

Have you ever wondered about the history of University of Baltimore’s buildings? Was your college building constructed just for UB or did it have a previous life? Who used the space before you were a student or staff person at Continue reading The History of UB’s Buildings: The Liberal Arts and Policy Building

Celebrate Pride and LGBTQIA+ History with the Archives!

June is Pride Month, but Special Collections & Archives celebrates LGBTQIA+ history every month with the GLCCB Collection! The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland Records (GLCCB) came to the Special Collections & Archives Continue reading Celebrate Pride and LGBTQIA+ History with the Archives!

Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book

The UB Special Collections & Archives want to congratulate Lawrence Lanahan on his recently published book: The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide. The Lines Between Us tells the story of inequality in Continue reading Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book

Congratulations to the Winners and Participants of Inspired Discoveries 2019!

Great job to everyone who participated in the 2019 Inspired Discoveries symposium on May 3, 2019! Congratulations to William Herman, who won the research prize for his presentation, WWII and the Baloo and to Juan Pablo Soto, William Hyland, Larysa Paliaschuk, Continue reading Congratulations to the Winners and Participants of Inspired Discoveries 2019!

From the Archives: the History of Community Organizing in Baltimore

Have you ever been interested in Baltimore’s many community organizations and their efforts throughout the history of the city? If your research interests have ever lead you to wonder how citizens in Baltimore have been involved in local politics and Continue reading From the Archives: the History of Community Organizing in Baltimore

From the Archives: The Thomas H. Ward Papers are Open for Research!

The Special Collections & Archives are excited to announce that the Thomas H. Ward Papers are open and available for research! Learning about the past never gets old here in the archives. The Thomas H. Ward Papers offer a unique Continue reading From the Archives: The Thomas H. Ward Papers are Open for Research!

Intern in the Archives: Processing Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

This is the second blog post in a two part series about processing the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection! If you’d like to read the first blog post in this two part series, please click here! Whether it’s when Continue reading Intern in the Archives: Processing Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection