A Look at How Salo Baron Transformed Jewish Studies in America
A new book, edited by Professor Rebecca Kobrin (above), examines multifaceted, pioneering Jewish scholar, Salo Baron, whose contributions to Columbia established one of the most diverse and important Judaica collections in the United States.
Uncle Tom's Cabin (with Moacir P. de Sá Pereira): Dark & Stormy Nights Podcast
Research Data Librarian Moacir P. de Sá Pereira appears on Dark & Stormy Nights, a podcast that discusses the first page - and only the first page! - of various novels, including Uncle Tom's Cabin, featured here.
‘He Never Stopped Ripping Things Up’: Inside Trump’s Relentless Document Destruction Habits
The Washington Post consults Director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library Courtney Chartier to discuss President Donald Trump's frequent destruction of articles, briefings, schedules, and other documents.
Courtney Chartier is the New Director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Courtney Chartier, announced as the new director of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library in July 2021, holds a background as an archivist, which enables her to see the full scope of the stewardship of rare collections.
Remembering How We Remember: Columbia’s 9/11 Oral History Project Allows Us to "Think About It Differently"
Mary Marshall Clark, Director of the Columbia Center for Oral History Research, discusses the Center's September 11, 2001 Oral History Project and the process of oral history under conditions of trauma.
Voices for Change: Thai Jones, Herbert H. Lehman Curator for American History, Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Columbia News highlights curator Thai Jones and his work in the archives and the classroom in Voices for Change, a series designed to spark conversation about how to create a truly inclusive, antiracist community at Columbia.
Amusements, Movies, and the Great Outdoors: Summertime Fun with H.P. Lovecraft
Postcards from the Libraries' special collections showcase "amusements, movies, and the great outdoors" that writer H.P. Lovecraft visited during the summer of 1925, including the Vale of Cashmere in Prospect Park.