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

Preserving Local History at the Special Collections & Archives 2nd Annual Community Archives Workshop

We all have a story to tell. Your family may have lived in the same city for generations. You may have photographs of ancestors long past. Perhaps, you’re part of a neighborhood or community that created organizations or events that Continue reading Preserving Local History at the Special Collections & Archives 2nd Annual Community Archives Workshop

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

Join Us for #AskAnArchivist Day Oct. 3!

  October is American Archives Month and October 3, 2018 is #AskAnArchivist Day! Archivists nation-wide will be on Twitter answering your questions about archives and archivists! This is a one-day event, sponsored by the Society of American Archivists. Archivists have Continue reading Join Us for #AskAnArchivist Day Oct. 3!

Learning in the Archives: An Intern’s Experience

One of the most rewarding aspects of working in Special Collections & Archives is the opportunity to host student learning experiences. We work with undergrads and grads who are students from UB and area colleges on a variety of projects—internships, Continue reading Learning in the Archives: An Intern’s Experience

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

JHU Students Explore Langsdale’s Special Collections on Baltimore ‘Gayborhoods’

Langsdale’s Special Collections was recently featured in Johns Hopkins University HUB after their students took great advantage of the wealth of resources at home in UB’s Learning Commons: “Students sift through archives to uncover the history of Baltimore’s ‘gayborhoods’”. Johns Continue reading JHU Students Explore Langsdale’s Special Collections on Baltimore ‘Gayborhoods’

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