Recording Your History During the Pandemic

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

A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Jamal Hunter

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

Moving Day! UB Special Collections & Archives Offices are Heading to a New Space

The UB Special Collections & Archives are saying goodbye to the offices in LC 202 on the second floor of the Learning Commons building! Between December 10 and 13, the UB Special Collections & Archives will be closed as we Continue reading Moving Day! UB Special Collections & Archives Offices are Heading to a New Space

Thank You for Supporting the Library for #BowOnPoe and #GivingTuesday!

We would like to sincerely thank everyone for participating and contributing to the RLB Library on #GivingTuesday and #BowOnPoe on December 3, 2019! Thanks to your support, the Library not only met its “Bow on Poe” fundraising goal, we increased Continue reading Thank You for Supporting the Library for #BowOnPoe and #GivingTuesday!

Celebrate “Baltimore Revisited” at the Release Party!

Congratulations to the editors and contributors of the recently published anthology: Baltimore Revisited: Stories of Inequality and Resistance in a U.S. City! Edited by Nicole King and Kate Drabinski of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Joshua Clark Davis Continue reading Celebrate “Baltimore Revisited” at the Release Party!

A Look Behind the Stacks: Caleb Paul, Intern

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: Caleb Paul, Intern

Check Out Baltimore Data Day 2019 on Friday July 12!

Are you a community leader, a nonprofit organization, or an individual working to improve your neighborhood and community? Then join the Baltimore Neighborhood Alliance and Jacob France Institute for Baltimore Data Day this Friday July 12, 2019!  Baltimore Data Day is Continue reading Check Out Baltimore Data Day 2019 on Friday July 12!

Waverly, Wyman Park, and Charles Village: Viewing 1970s Baltimore With the Dick V. Cook Papers in the Archives

Guest post written by Caleb Paul, Volunteer Intern in the UB Special Collections & Archives. Caleb completed his eight month volunteer internship with the Special Collections & Archives in late June 2019. We are extremely grateful to him for his Continue reading Waverly, Wyman Park, and Charles Village: Viewing 1970s Baltimore With the Dick V. Cook Papers in the Archives

Celebrate Pride and LGBTQIA+ History with the Archives!

June is Pride Month, but Special Collections & Archives celebrates LGBTQIA+ history every month with the GLCCB Collection! The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland Records (GLCCB) came to the Special Collections & Archives Continue reading Celebrate Pride and LGBTQIA+ History with the Archives!

Telling Baltimore’s Stories: Lawrence Lanahan’s Research in the Archives and His New Book

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