Put Your #BowOnPoe with the Library on #GivingTuesday Dec. 3rd

Poe holds a special place on the UB Campus! Did you know the Edgar Allen Poe statue in Gordon Plaza arrived at UB in 1983? According to this 1995 UBique student newspaper article, the statue was moved to it’s current Continue reading Put Your #BowOnPoe with the Library on #GivingTuesday Dec. 3rd

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

Connect with the Community with the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection in the Archives!

As we near the end of October, American Archives Month, we are excited to tell you about the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection. This collection of oral histories was recently processed and is available for use at the UB Special Continue reading Connect with the Community with the Waxter Center Oral Histories Collection in the Archives!

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