Celebrate Archives Month with Oral History Collections Online

American Archives Month

This October UB Special Collections & Archives is celebrating American Archives Month. You can celebrate too by exploring our oral history collections and our digital exhibits online. Archives provide us with a window into the records and raw data of Continue reading Celebrate Archives Month with Oral History Collections Online

Remembering Betty Garman Robinson (b.1939-d. 2020)

UB Special Collections & Archives is deeply saddened by the loss of Betty Garman Robinson, a civil rights activist and Baltimore community organizer. Betty passed away this past weekend at the age of 81. We remember her life, her work, Continue reading Remembering Betty Garman Robinson (b.1939-d. 2020)

Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Erin

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, academic tutors, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to Continue reading Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Erin

Introducing the UB JEDI Series

The new JEDI Series is an engagement platform for University of Baltimore faculty, staff, and students to dialogue, learn, and reflect on current issues related to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. The series was developed by Zandra D. Rawlinson, UB Continue reading Introducing the UB JEDI Series

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment

This year, 2020, marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment which secured the vote for women by prohibiting the government from denying the right to vote based on a U.S. citizen’s sex. The amendment was ratified on August 18, Continue reading Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment

What are You Reading? With Sarah Gilchrist

As we are all teleworking, learning from home, working from home, etc. due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the RLB Library hopes you are able to continue reading and learning about your interests. We are continuing our What Are You Reading? blog series Continue reading What are You Reading? With Sarah Gilchrist

Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Delores Redman

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, academic tutors, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to Continue reading Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Delores Redman

Documenting AIDS/HIV Advocacy in the Archives

The AIDS Legislative Committee Records, a collection documenting the work of a Maryland grass-roots advocacy non-profit, was recently processed and is available for research at the UB Special Collections & Archives. This collection provides researchers with a glimpse into the Continue reading Documenting AIDS/HIV Advocacy in the Archives

Juneteenth: History and Celebration

When Was Juneteenth First Celebrated? Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom from slavery in the U.S., and is the oldest holiday celebrating Emancipation in the country. The holiday honors June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger led Union soldiers into Continue reading Juneteenth: History and Celebration

A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Sharon Petty

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, academic tutors, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Sharon Petty