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
The Special Collections & Archives have been busy this past summer working to preserve and make accessible archival collections and digital resources. We are happy to announce that the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records, a recently processed collection, Continue reading Explore Baltimore’s History with the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights Records in the Archives
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!
The Special Collections & Archives are happy to announce that the Fred E. Weisgal Papers are now open for research! Fred E. Weisgal (b. 1919 – d. 1991) was a prominent civil rights attorney in Baltimore during the twentieth-century. If Continue reading From the Archives: The Fred E. Weisgal Papers are Open for Research!
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
Photo credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Bill Hrybyk “Mikulski’s legacy starts with the ‘battle of the road.’” That’s the Baltimore Sun headline that caught my eye on the iPad this morning. Columnist Dan Rodricks highlights the roots of Senator Barbara Mikulski’s Continue reading Roots in the Road Fights