Saturday, October 03, 2009
The exhibit will run through January 31, 2010. Enjoy, and please post your comments!
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Beginning last spring, the following groups of framed historical and rare book images were installed in the library:
Periodicals Reading Room
Four framed shadow boxes featuring publications and artifacts documenting the history of Fackenthal Library from 1938 to 1983. Project funded by the Friends of the Library.
Seventeen framed reproductions of rare books housed in the Archives & Special Collections. The images are part of a multi-phase “Footpaths to History” project funded by a grant from the Von Hess Foundation and designed by alum Jay Davidson Susanin ’87.
1st Floor Lobby
One oversized framed image containing reproductions of the contents of two library time capsules - one from 1897, and the other from 1937. Also part of the "Footpaths to History" project.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
This past summer, the College Archives was heavily utilized by faculty, students, and administrators in preparation for the college' s 40th anniversary of coeducation. Projects included intensive research by student Hackman Scholars Alysse Vaccaro '11 and Johanna Schein '11, the production of a 40th anniversary "Women's Firsts" brochure, and the digitization of photographs and documents for numerous web and alumni print publications. To learn more, please visit the college's official 40th anniversary of coeducation site at http://www.fandm.edu/40yearsofcoed
Friday, April 10, 2009
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
The Archives & Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of the James Lapine Collection. The collection contains scripts, documents, publications, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the theatrical, television, and film work of Tony Award winning playwright and director James Lapine, F&M class of 1971. To learn more, please visit the collection finding aid MS 72 James Lapine Collection.