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
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)
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
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
In February and March 2020, life changed dramatically when the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic began to spread in the United States. The pandemic has affected every person and almost every aspect of life. Work and school went online or stopped for Continue reading Recording Your History During the Pandemic
In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, tutors, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to create Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Michelle Hickson
As Women’s History Month is underway, the RLB Library would like to highlight contributions made by women. We have curated this Libguide to draw attention to resources recognizing the numerous contributions made by women in their communities, nationally, and around Continue reading Celebrate Women’s History Month with the RLB Library!
In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to create a Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Jamal Hunter
2020 celebrates the centennial of the 19th amendment and women’s suffrage in the United States. To commemorate this exciting anniversary, the UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce a new digital exhibit, The League of Women Voters: The Continue reading Digital Exhibits from the Archives: Explore the Legacy of Women’s Suffrage with the League of Women Voters of Baltimore City Records
The UB Special Collections & Archives office has moved to the first floor of the Learning Commons building! We’re excited to introduce our new space! In December 2019, Special Collections & Archives closed for a few days as we packed Continue reading Special Collections & Archives Office Has Moved!