Ned Blackhawk, Winner of the 2023 National Book Award for Nonfiction, Speaks at Columbia
Ned Blackhawk, winner of the 2023 National Book Award for Nonfiction for his work, "The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History," speaks at the University's Lehman Center for American History.
Newly Processed and Updated Oral History Collections for September 2023
Newly-processed collections in the Libraries' Oral History Archives in September include the Cuban Voices oral history collection, which follows the transition to communist rule after the Cuban Revolution and events of the subsequent decades.
From Staging Plays in New York’s Chinatown Community Theatres to Fostering Talents in Sing Sing’s RTA Program: Joanna Wan-Ying Chan Papers
The personal papers of Joanna Wan-Ying Chan (陳尹瑩), a Chinese-American playwright and producer and a member of the Maryknoll Sisters, are now available to researchers through the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
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.
Oral History A-to-Z | B…is for Schlesinger Library’s Black Women’s Oral History Project
An A-to-Z guide to the Libraries' Oral History Archives: 'B' is for the Schlesinger Library’s Black Women’s Oral History Project, which memorializes women who had a significant impact on Black communities in the U.S.
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.
Manuel Ramos Otero Residence | NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project
With images from the archives of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the NYC LGBT Historic Sites project highlights Manuel Ramos Otero, "widely regarded as one of the most important openly gay Puerto Rican writers of the 20th century."
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.