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Art Properties pursues compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), which assists American Indian tribes in repatriating human remains and cultural heritage objects.
With a roster of Columbia Lions participating in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, archivists showcase past Olympic competitors from medal-worthy collections in the University Archives.
How curators in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library virtually reunited half of an ancient papyrus letter that dates to 6 A.D. with its companion, held by the British Library in London.
University archivists recount how protests among student activists on campus inspired Margaret B. Young, widow of civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, to donate her late husband's papers to Columbia.
A recent event marked the completion of the Manuscripts of the Muslim World Project, a collaboration among numerous institutions to digitize and provide online access to Islamicate manuscripts and Mughal paintings.
Inside the basement of Butler Library: Behind the scenes of the Libraries' Collections Acquisitions Services (CAS) division, which acquires nearly 60,000 books, journals, DVDs, music scores, and graphic novels every year.
News from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library includes correspondence, reports, speeches, and other materials that document the work of civil rights leader Whitney M. Young.
The University Archives shares photos from renowned photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, who took her first class in photography at Columbia in 1922 and whose work is now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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