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

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

Making a Difference in the Community: The Betty Garman Robinson Papers

Community organizers, activists, advocates, volunteers, and nonprofit organizations play a key role in the history of Baltimore City. Though the city has changed over time, these community groups and leaders advocate for the people living in the neighborhoods and communities Continue reading Making a Difference in the Community: The Betty Garman Robinson Papers

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

Intern in the Archives: Processing Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

This is the second blog post in a two part series about processing the Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection! If you’d like to read the first blog post in this two part series, please click here! Whether it’s when Continue reading Intern in the Archives: Processing Eva Anderson’s Baltimore Dance Theater Collection

From the Archives: The Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records Are Open for Research!

The UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce that a new collection, the Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records, are now available for research! Baltimore is a city full of many distinct and unique neighborhoods. Each community has its Continue reading From the Archives: The Ednor Gardens-Lakeside Civic Association Records Are Open for Research!

From the Archives: The David H. Hugel Papers

Happy American Archives Month! Celebrate this October by visiting the archives and learning about some local history! The UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce that the David H. Hugel Papers are newly processed and open for research! Continue reading From the Archives: The David H. Hugel Papers

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