A Look Behind the Stacks: Jamie Grace Alexander, Independent Study Researcher

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: Jamie Grace Alexander, Independent Study Researcher

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!

JHU Students Explore Langsdale’s Special Collections on Baltimore ‘Gayborhoods’

  Langsdale’s Special Collections was recently featured in Johns Hopkins University HUB after their students took great advantage of the wealth of resources at home in UB’s Learning Commons: “Students sift through archives to uncover the history of Baltimore’s ‘gayborhoods’”. Continue reading JHU Students Explore Langsdale’s Special Collections on Baltimore ‘Gayborhoods’

Helping An Undergrad Illuminate Local LGBTQ+ History

Christine Wertz ’17 takes a page from history Many of the most crucial battles in the LGBT+ movement happened in the 1980s, and–as history major Christine Wertz discovered– a number of them happened right here in Baltimore.  Christine already had Continue reading Helping An Undergrad Illuminate Local LGBTQ+ History

A Beautiful Day in the ‘Gayborhood’

these presentations put the “power” in Powerpoint!  Natalie may have seemed like the most studious and reserved person in her study group, but after spending time in Langsdale Special Collections, she was dishing the dirt like a millennial-age Hedda Hopper. Continue reading A Beautiful Day in the ‘Gayborhood’