Category: Special Collections

Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections

Curious library: partnering with NPR and Chicago Collections to uncover local history

Chicago radio station WBEZ regularly airs the Curious City series, an ongoing exploration of Chicago history and customs. This week’s installment about the founding of Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood...
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“Untitled” (The End): an installation by Félix González-Torres

The following piece was written by guest contributor, Brian Leahy, exhibit curator and graduate student in Art History.   Félix González-Torres, born in Cuba...
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Library exhibit and lecture honor feminist icon

Marking the 50th anniversary of the National Organization for Women, NOW president Terry O’Neill ’74 will give a public lecture at Northwestern this fall...
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“Divine” medieval manuscript now available online

Recently, the Repository & Digital Curation team digitized the Libraries’ recently acquired copy of  La discipline d’amour divine (The Discipline of Divine Love). This exceedingly rare...
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