Preserving Amen: The History of Spirituality of People of African Descent

On January 16th University of Baltimore RLB Library’s Special Collection and Archives, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries and the Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts, hosted a community archives workshop. The purpose of the  workshop was to Continue reading Preserving Amen: The History of Spirituality of People of African Descent

“Leaving Your Legacy”, Community Archives Workshops

The UB Community Archives Workshops provide tools and training that help individuals with ways to archive and preserve their documents, photos and artifacts. These skill-sharing workshops are offered as part of RLB Library, Special Collection and Archives, outreach initiative to Continue reading “Leaving Your Legacy”, Community Archives Workshops

forEva: A Tribute to the Baltimore Dance Theater

Please join the UB Special Collections & Archives as we celebrate the legacy of Eva Anderson and the Baltimore Dance Theater with the new exhibit, forEva: A Tribute to the Baltimore Dance Theater, curated by Deyane Moses. Location: The exhibit Continue reading forEva: A Tribute to the Baltimore Dance Theater

From the Archives: the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection is 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!

Community Archives Workshop 2018 at University of Baltimore

Community Archives Workshop 2018 at University of Baltimore This free 2-hour long hands-on workshop will provide tools and training that will help individuals, activists, and community organizations with ways to archive and preserve their documents, photos and artifacts. Bring your Continue reading Community Archives Workshop 2018 at University of Baltimore

Leaving a Legacy Honoring the History of Archive Donors

  Many people have benefited from the unique archival materials we have here at UB Special Collections and Archives department. The collections inspire countless researchers, students and faculty to learn more about the artifacts they’ve uncovered.   There’s  more to Continue reading Leaving a Legacy Honoring the History of Archive Donors

Online Sources: Baltimore and the Black Arts Movement

Cover art from a 1980 issue of Chicory magazine From 1966 until 1983, Enoch Pratt Free Library published Chicory, a literary magazine by Baltimore residents. According to historian Mary Rizzo, Chicory began as a federally funded Great Society program run Continue reading Online Sources: Baltimore and the Black Arts Movement

Cultural Arts Program Exhibit Opens 3/7

By Guest Blogger, Angela Rodgers-Koukoui I’m very pleased to announce the opening of the Cultural Arts Program photo exhibit next Monday, 2/15  3/7, from noon to 2 pm. The exhibit, which is a collaboration between Langsdale Library Special Collections and Continue reading Cultural Arts Program Exhibit Opens 3/7