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The Revolution Will Be Archived: The 1960s at Northwestern

The fall 2017 issue of Footnotes marks Northwestern University Libraries’ declaration about becoming center for study of the 1960s. Read the full issue here....
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Behind the Scenes Conservation: Gellan Gum Workshop

By Susan Russick, Special Collections Conservator Water in.  Water out.  Half of what we do in conservation is adding and removing water.  We use...
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A Taste of Distinctive Collections

In preparation for Thanksgiving dinner next week, the Distinctive Collections staff have gathered together a sampling—a tasting menu, as it were—of food-related items from...
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New librarians for music, business join Northwestern

The Northwestern University Libraries are pleased to welcome two new librarians to its staff: Emily Boyd has joined as a Business/Data Analytics Librarian. She...
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Vivian Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife

In late 2008, an elderly woman slipped on the ice and hit her head near Sheridan and Juneway Terrace, on the southern border of...
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Farewell to Archives Month 2017

Like the barrage of light and sound that ends a 4th of July fireworks display, Distinctive Collections is topping off Archives Month with an...
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Archives Month: University Archives

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...
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Archives Month: Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections

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...
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Archives Month: The Music Library

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...
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