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"Some people took up jigsaw puzzles during the pandemic... John Davisson, ’08CC, an attorney in Washington, DC, turned to Legos" to construct a 9,000-piece replica of Butler Library, as seen in Columbia Magazine.
With construction on a new residential tower at 122nd St. and Claremont Ave. underway, staff at the Burke Library highlight past and present architecture on the Union Theological Seminary campus.
View artifacts from the University's former one-block campus on 49th St. in Midtown, where Columbia was located for 40 years prior to its current home in Morningside Heights.
Butler Library recently transformed empty shelves in the Lounge into a new browsing display that highlights newly-published titles, Columbia authors, and titles curated by Libraries staff and the Columbia community.
Hear a presentation about the complex connections between Columbia residence halls and histories of racism and share your owns thoughts about proposals to acknowledge these histories in the built environment of campus.
When University President Lee C. Bollinger steps down from his role in 2023 and Columbia inaugurates its next president, the Benjamin Franklin chair from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library will make an appearance at the ceremony.
"An Heir, a $25 Million Giveaway, and 30,000 Unanswered Letters": Letters to heir Michael James Brody Jr., now held by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, are "a time capsule of the setting of the Age of Aquarius."
Season two of "Overdue Conversations," a podcast from curators in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, premieres with an ongoing discussion of how archives inform dialogues about history, literature, and politics.
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