A Librarian’s Perspective: Black Panthers at the Peale

Gallery view of the Peale Museum, Baltimore

I was excited to visit the Peale last week to see a collaborative, student-curated exhibition on the history of the Baltimore chapter of the Black Panther Party. The Peale describes itself as “Baltimore’s Community Museum” with a mission of “building Continue reading A Librarian’s Perspective: Black Panthers at the Peale

Fire! In the Library?!

Over the years, The University of Baltimore’s library has undergone relocation, renovations, and name changes. It was also once merged and diverged from the Law Library. Within the span of its history, there have been interesting and profound moments, in Continue reading Fire! In the Library?!

Research Baltimore’s Architectural History with the Archives

If you walk around Baltimore’s many neighborhoods and downtown areas you’ll find unique architecture everywhere you go. Depending on where you are, you may see one of the many styles of rowhouses, larger homes in areas like Roland Park, buildings Continue reading Research Baltimore’s Architectural History with the Archives

Explore Political Campaigns Over the Years with Archives

Every few years, there are new elections and new candidates running for national, state, and local offices, and every few years citizens are met with campaign advertisements in a variety of formats. But how have political campaigns changed or stayed Continue reading Explore Political Campaigns Over the Years with Archives

Dive into WMAR-TV Footage and Baltimore History

Are you interested in researching Baltimore’s past? Or would you like to take a break and learn about a new resource? Get your semester started with a little music and fun with the archives. UBalt Special Collections & Archives has Continue reading Dive into WMAR-TV Footage and Baltimore History

Find Inner Harbor History with the Archives

Over the years, the Baltimore Harbor has seen many changes and has long acted as a major shipping hub, a tourist and sightseeing attraction, a city center of sorts, and a major U.S. landmark. The Inner Harbor has also become Continue reading Find Inner Harbor History with the Archives

Celebrate Archives this October with Projects from UBalt Special Collections & Archives

American Archives Month

We’ve had a busy year in the archives. During the COVID-19 pandemic and campus closure throughout 2020 and spring 2021, UBalt Special Collections & Archives shifted services online, focusing on digital projects and services for the research community. We began Continue reading Celebrate Archives this October with Projects from UBalt Special Collections & Archives

Celebrate with AFRAM

Stage Level at AFRAM 1977

The COVID-19 pandemic halted a number of regular public events and gatherings throughout 2020. One year later, we are still being careful, but finding as many ways as possible to resume our normal celebrations, festivals, and events online, in-person, both. Continue reading Celebrate with AFRAM

Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Thomas Dettling

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 Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Thomas Dettling