An A-to-Z of Oral History at Columbia | The Addicts Who Survived Collection by David Courtwright
An A-to-Z guide to oral history at Columbia: A monthly series that begins with the Addicts Who Survived collection, which features interviews with drug addicts about family histories, patterns of drug use, and other topics.
Dan Talbot, a New Yorker and His Love for Independent Films and World Cinema
The personal papers of Daniel Talbot, a notable figure in art-house cinema who operated several theaters on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, are now accessible to researchers through the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Hull-House Maps and Papers: On Moving a Book from General to Special Collections
The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary holds a rare series of maps that dates to 1895, printed to "call attention to the working and living conditions of people in 'a congested district of Chicago'" in the late 19th century.
Research at the RBML | Tomoko Akami on the Institute of Pacific Relations Papers
Professor Tomoko Akami from the School of Culture, History, and Language at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific examines the archives of the Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) to explore how the IPR shaped the field of Asian studies.
Research at the RBML | Nadav Millman Investigates the Chris Claremont Papers
Illustrator Nadav Millman visits the Rare Book & Manuscript Library to delve into the personal papers of comic book author and Marvel contributor Chris Claremont, whose archive includes discarded story ideas, works in progress, and more.
An Overdue Book from the King’s College Library
Talk about past due! On September 6, 1950, a book was returned to the Libraries that was last checked out in 1772 from the library at King’s College (now Columbia University), one of the few volumes from the library to survive the Revolutionary War.