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!

From the Archive: The Fred E. Weisgal Papers are Open for Research!

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!

Leaving a Legacy Honoring the History of Archive Donors

  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

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 Oldfields School visits Langsdale Library’s Special Collection

The Oldfields School visits Langsdale Library’s Special Collection For the month of May, Oldfields School for Girls does a 2-week experiential learning program for the students to get a wide variety of history, art and culture. Last week, Oldfields students Continue reading The Oldfields School visits Langsdale Library’s Special Collection

Library 2.0: the new UB library

It’s a home, a university square where students and faculty will work together. It’s designed to inspire both individual research and collaboration. Kyle Fierstien The library is certainly home to us! With only a week before the highly anticipated move Continue reading Library 2.0: the new UB library