Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment

This year, 2020, marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment which secured the vote for women by prohibiting the government from denying the right to vote based on a U.S. citizen’s sex. The amendment was ratified on August 18, Continue reading Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment

Documenting AIDS/HIV Advocacy in the Archives

The AIDS Legislative Committee Records, a collection documenting the work of a Maryland grass-roots advocacy non-profit, was recently processed and is available for research at the UB Special Collections & Archives. This collection provides researchers with a glimpse into the Continue reading Documenting AIDS/HIV Advocacy in the Archives

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 Michelle Hickson

In archives and libraries “the stacks” refers to the many resources held by a repository for students and researchers to use. Librarians, archivists, tutors, and others work hard to preserve and make these resources and collections accessible and to create Continue reading A Look Behind the Stacks: Meet the Library with Michelle Hickson

What Are You Reading? With Aiden Faust

As we are all teleworking, learning from home, working from home, etc. due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the RLB Library hopes you are able to continue reading and learning about your interests. We are continuing our What Are You Reading? blog series Continue reading What Are You Reading? With Aiden Faust

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

Digital Exhibits from the Archives: Explore the Legacy of Women’s Suffrage with the League of Women Voters of Baltimore City Records

2020 celebrates the centennial of the 19th amendment and women’s suffrage in the United States. To commemorate this exciting anniversary, the UB Special Collections & Archives is excited to announce a new digital exhibit, The League of Women Voters: The Continue reading Digital Exhibits from the Archives: Explore the Legacy of Women’s Suffrage with the League of Women Voters of Baltimore City Records

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

Special Collections & Archives Office Has Moved!

The UB Special Collections & Archives office has moved to the first floor of the Learning Commons building! We’re excited to introduce our new space! In December 2019, Special Collections & Archives closed for a few days as we packed Continue reading Special Collections & Archives Office Has Moved!

Documenting Reproductive Rights and Women’s Issues in the Archives

The NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland Records, a collection documenting a local non-profit organization’s work, is now available for research use at the UB Special Collections & Archives! This recently processed collection provides a window into the activities and work of a Continue reading Documenting Reproductive Rights and Women’s Issues in the Archives