Archives Month: Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections
Posted October 27, 2017
It’s National Archives Month! But you knew that, right? Chicago Collections and the Chicago Area Archivists have adopted the theme of “Hidden Stories” for Archives Month 2017, so...
Archives Month: The Music Library
Posted October 26, 2017
It’s National Archives Month! But you knew that, right? Chicago Collections and the Chicago Area Archivists have adopted the theme of “Hidden Stories” for...
Obama Foods: Yes We Can (Save Those Wrappers)
Posted September 13, 2017
Back in 2015, the Preservation Department at the Libraries curated an exhibit called “Beyond the Book: The Changing Nature of Library Collections,” which highlighted...
Electric Vehicles of the Early 20th Century
Posted June 5, 2017
In the Transportation Library, we have the opportunity to assist the faculty and students of Northwestern University’s Transportation Center with cutting-edge interdisciplinary transportation research, while at...
“Untitled” (The End): an installation by Félix González-Torres
Posted April 13, 2017
The following piece was written by guest contributor, Brian Leahy, exhibit curator and graduate student in Art History. Félix González-Torres, born in Cuba...
Crossing the Desert in an Armchair
Posted March 14, 2017
The Nairn Transport Company operated a tourist bus route between Damascus and Baghdad between the 1920s and the 1950s. The company was...
The Red Scare: Washing & lining early Soviet propaganda posters
Posted January 25, 2017
Deering Special Collections has a group of roughly 250 Soviet propaganda posters, primarily from the 1930s and 1940s. A number of the posters were...
“Architecture in Africa” Exhibit in the Herskovits Library
Posted October 26, 2016
The Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies invites you to visit “Architecture in Africa,” our new exhibit in 5 East for fall quarter....
Library exhibit and lecture honor feminist icon
Posted September 30, 2016
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...