Category Archives: history

We are proud to announce: Special Collections and College Archives!

This past week the library celebrated a momentus occasion: The official ribbon-cutting ceremony to declare that the new, shiny, reorganized and renovated Special Collections and College Archives is open! This event was celebrated by a small do over in the … Continue reading

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Coding Resistance (or: How WWII prisoner stays sane with needlework)

Hi, all! I just stumbled upon this great article about a British soldier in a Nazi prisoner camp during World War II! The soldier, Major Alexis Casdagli, used embroidery to while away his time in captivity. Since Nazi guards watched … Continue reading

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The Power of Love to Dispel Hate

Every summer in New York there is a major parade to celebrate a several communities crucial to NYC cultural life. This is true of several parades, but the one I’m talking about is NYC Pride, one of New York City’s … Continue reading

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