Noteworthy Acquisitions, Digitization, and Conservation for 2023
Archivists, curators, and subject specialists highlight a number of noteworthy acquisitions, conservation projects, and digitization efforts that are underway in 2023, including the Fly Papers that are now held by 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.
The Katie Geneva Cannon Digital Collection
The Katie Geneva Cannon Digital Collection, part of the Archives of Women in Theological Scholarship at the Burke Library, will facilitate access to digitized materials from the papers of the late professor and theologian, including drawings and sermons.
Religious Communities in the Christian Tradition: A New Exhibit
An exhibit at the Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary highlights four newly-acuired items, which date from 1418 to 1961, that explore what it has meant to be part of a Christian religious community over the course of centuries.