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!
Many people have benefited from the unique archival materials we have here at UB Special Collections and Archives department. The collections inspire countless researchers, students and faculty to learn more about the artifacts they’ve uncovered. There’s more to Continue reading Leaving a Legacy Honoring the History of Archive Donors
There are times when each of us feels overwhelmed or discouraged in our lives. In times of worry and uncertainty, I take refuge in the words of writers I admire. One of my literary heroes is James Baldwin, whose work Continue reading Who’s Your Literary Hero?
Image adapted from photo by Arash Azizzada Although many archives across the country contain selected materials related to social protest and social change, some institutions have highly specialized collections devoted to documenting the history of protests, riots, uprisings, and social Continue reading Archives of Social Protest and Social Change