Summer Intern Series: Liadan Shaw-Smith

Liadan Shaw-Smith is a rising senior at Atlanta’s Marist School. She will be blogging throughout her Summer internship at the Rose Library. My name is Liadan Shaw-Smith, and for the next few weeks I will be interning in the Rose Library with the intention of creating a display for the Stuart A. Rose case and…

Every Man His Own

Jina DuVernay is the Visiting Archivist for African American Collections at the Rose Library. She will be blogging regularly throughout her appointment. The Rose Library recently cataloged a book that it acquired in 2015, 200 years after its publication in 1815 titled, Every Man His Own Cattle Doctor : Or, A Practical Treatise on the…

Map Making Connections: A Map Reveals the Complex Relationships in 18th Century Italy

Mikela Razo is a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at Georgia State University. Over the Spring 2019 semester she completed an internship with the Rose Library Rare Books unit. The “Map of Pozzuoli according to the present state” (“Mappa di Pozzuoli secondo lo stato presente”) is graphically engraved to illustrate the Pozzuoli region,…

Some Reflections on a Year in the Archives

Andrew Kingston is the 2018-2019 Robert W. Woodruff Fellow at the Rose Library. Throughout the year, he will be blogging about his experience processing the records of The American Music Show. This is my final post on the Rose Library’s blog as the 2018-2019 Robert W. Woodruff Fellow. It’s been a really enlightening and unique…

Reflections on My First Conference: Report from the Queer History South Conference

Brianna McGruder is an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and an intern with the Charlotte Queer Oral Histories Project. Briana was the 2019 recipient of a Rose Library scholarship to attend the Queer History South Conference, organized by the Invisible Histories Project. The conference was held March 28-29, 2019 in Birmingham, AL. The…

Bringing Color to the White Terror

Ramsey Baden (19C) is a senior in English and Creative Writing, and the recipient of a Currey Seminar travel award to conduct research in Taiwan. When I started college, I began realizing just how much I missed my home in Taiwan. I began devoting massive amounts of energy to my new quest: I was to…

Queer O’Connor: Surprises from the Archives

In February 2019, Sean DiLeonardi conducted research at Emory’s Rose Library as a recipient of our Short-Term Fellowship Program. Mr. DiLeonardi is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Thanks to a research fellowship from the Stuart A. Rose Library at Emory University,…

Meeting Grace DeLorme

Jina DuVernay is the Visiting Archivist for African American Collections at the Rose Library. She will be blogging regularly throughout her appointment. Prior to joining Rose, I was a Special Collections Librarian at Alabama State University where I managed African American related resources and materials. I came to the Rose to learn how to work…

Queer Community Structures: “The American Music Show” on Wikipedia

Andrew Kingston is the 2018-2019 Robert W. Woodruff Fellow at the Rose Library. Throughout the year, he will be blogging about his experience processing the records of The American Music Show. At the Rose Library this year, I have been working with recordings of The American Music Show (TAMS), an Atlanta-based queer variety show that…

The Process, So Far

Andrew Kingston is the 2018-2019 Robert W. Woodruff Fellow at the Rose Library. Throughout the year, he will be blogging about his experience processing the records of The American Music Show. Not long ago, I arrived in the archive, on my second cup of coffee, and proceeded—from the Latin cedere, both “to go” and “to…

It’s a Small Auld World: Gossip, ‘Slabber’ and Irish Poetry

In December 2018, Scott McKendry conducted research at Emory’s Rose Library as a recipient of our Short Term Fellowship Program. Mr. McKendry is a PhD candidate at Queen’s University Belfast. Poets love gossip. In fact, one might argue that poetry itself is a form of highly-tuned gossip. Poets tells the not quite truth about the…