Tag: River Campus Libraries
Haytham Abdelhakim ’20 and Ashley Tenesaca ’20 stop to look at a panel signed by University of Rochester students, faculty, and staff in 1994 when it accompanied the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt that had been displayed in Goergen Athletic Center. The panel had been saved by Linda Dudman, the associate director of health promotion at the University Health Service; Dudman has donated the panel to River Campus Libraries, where it is now on display.
Stories of love written by biochemistry graduate student Karl Smith—whose hobby is writing stories for strangers on his 90-year-old Underwood typewriter and charging 10 cents per story—are paired with vintage Valentines from the libraries collections.
Maddox will play a pivotal role in the design of the collaborative, technology-rich space within Rush Rhees Library.
Archived letters between artist Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz were the inspiration for the Letters from Georgia song cycle by Kevin Puts ’94E, ’99E (DMA). Rochester’s collections–like others around the world–provide insight in an age of email and texting.
For the 400th anniversary of Cervantes’s death, students and librarians are hosting an exhibit and a presentation examining how Cervantes and Quixote have inspired interpretations and representations across the centuries.
Through letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, broadsides, and banners, the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation gives a rich voice to the history of women’s suffrage.
Mary Ann Mavrinac, vice provost and Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly dean of River Campus Libraries, will serve as the next president of the organization, representing leading academic libraries in North America.