October is American Archives Month!

The UB Special Collections & Archives is celebrating American Archives Month throughout October! Let’s be honest, every month is archives month here at the UB Special Collections & Archives! But, every year October is a chance for everyone to learn Continue reading October is American Archives Month!

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

Explore Baltimore’s History with the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records in the Archives

The Special Collections & Archives have been busy this past summer working to preserve and make accessible archival collections and digital resources. We are happy to announce that the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records, a recently processed collection, Continue reading Explore Baltimore’s History with the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records in the Archives

Celebrate “Baltimore Revisited” at the Release Party!

Congratulations to the editors and contributors of the recently published anthology: Baltimore Revisited: Stories of Inequality and Resistance in a U.S. City! Edited by Nicole King and Kate Drabinski of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Joshua Clark Davis Continue reading Celebrate “Baltimore Revisited” at the Release Party!

A Look Behind the Stacks: Caleb Paul, Intern

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: Caleb Paul, Intern

A Look Behind the Stacks: Laura Bell

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: Laura Bell

Check Out Baltimore Data Day 2019 on Friday July 12!

Are you a community leader, a nonprofit organization, or an individual working to improve your neighborhood and community? Then join the Baltimore Neighborhood Alliance and Jacob France Institute for Baltimore Data Day this Friday July 12, 2019!  Baltimore Data Day is Continue reading Check Out Baltimore Data Day 2019 on Friday July 12!

Waverly, Wyman Park, and Charles Village: Viewing 1970s Baltimore With the Dick V. Cook Papers in the Archives

Guest post written by Caleb Paul, Volunteer Intern in the UB Special Collections & Archives. Caleb completed his eight month volunteer internship with the Special Collections & Archives in late June 2019. We are extremely grateful to him for his Continue reading Waverly, Wyman Park, and Charles Village: Viewing 1970s Baltimore With the Dick V. Cook Papers in the Archives

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