The UVM Libraries Center for Digital Initiatives recently launched the John Johnson Collection, which includes 168 maps, surveys and architectural drawings.
The latest Special Collections blog post looks at summer school in 1919.
Manuscripts and University Archives Assistant Erin Doyle is processing the papers of Elmer Towne, a UVM graduate who served as Vermont’s Commissioner of Agriculture from 1954 to 1963. In 1956, Towne met Elsie, a “spokescow” from the Borden Company.
On October 4 from 1-5 pm, join artist Marek Bennett for a hands-on comics creation lab. Learn to create & publish original comics based on primary sources of social justice activism in Vermont and elsewhere. No experience required – everyone can draw comics!
On April 23, celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with Silver Special Collections. Come test out a miniature press modeled on the technology of the period to print a Shakespearean keepsake, make a printer's hat, and of course, eat cake!
The current exhibit in Silver Special Collections features a selection of miniature books from our Rare Book collection.
On March 27, cultural anthropologist Luis Vivanco will describe how he’s been using digital newspaper archives to create comics about bicycling and social change in late nineteenth-century Vermont.
On February 21 at 4:00 pm, Silver Special Collections and the Department of English are pleased to present Kevin Young, award-winning poet, New Yorker poetry editor, author of the bestselling Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts and Fake News, and Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
A beautiful evening at the Howe Library. Photo by Evan Peck. #uvmlibraries #uvm