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
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: Leah Ruggiere, Intern
Community organizers, activists, advocates, volunteers, and nonprofit organizations play a key role in the history of Baltimore City. Though the city has changed over time, these community groups and leaders advocate for the people living in the neighborhoods and communities Continue reading Making a Difference in the Community: The Betty Garman Robinson Papers
Have you ever been interested in Baltimore’s many community organizations and their efforts throughout the history of the city? If your research interests have ever lead you to wonder how citizens in Baltimore have been involved in local politics and Continue reading From the Archives: the History of Community Organizing in Baltimore
The Special Collections & Archives are excited to announce that the Thomas H. Ward Papers are open and available for research! Learning about the past never gets old here in the archives. The Thomas H. Ward Papers offer a unique Continue reading From the Archives: The Thomas H. Ward Papers are Open for Research!
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 is Open for Research!
The UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce that a new collection, the Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records, are now available for research! Baltimore is a city full of many distinct and unique neighborhoods. Each community has its Continue reading From the Archives: The Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records Are Open for Research!
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
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?”
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!