In Memoriam: On the Passing of Constance Curry

The staff of the Rose Library were saddened to learn of the death of long-time library friend and donor, Constance Curry, on June 20. Connie was a civil rights activist and public servant who dedicated her life to the cause of justice in Atlanta and the South. She was a member of the National Student…

Lift Every Voice 2020: The Vision of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III

As the Curator of African American Collections at Emory’s Rose Library, Dr. Pellom McDaniels III worked to bring these collections to the public in order to highlight the lives and contributions of African Americans. A year-long project, Lift Every Voice 2020 began with his idea that Reconstruction was “a time of great possibility” for African…

Rose Library Statement of Solidarity

The Rose Library stands with our community, our campus, and our nation in mourning the violent loss of the lives of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and so many others.    Following the inspirational vision of our African American Studies department, we collect the records of Black Lives. Black Lives Matter. Black Lives…

Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes Virtual Exhibit Walkthrough: Behind the Scenes/Preserving Your Born Digital Materials: (Case 4)

Hello, and welcome to the final post of our Virtual Exhibit Walkthrough! Due to COVID-19 and Rose Library being closed, we’ve decided to do a virtual walk-through of our current exhibit, Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes.   For a more in-depth “tour,” see below for up-close photographs and exhibit text. Be sure to click through photographs of each case…

Nikki Giovanni is Amazing! Two New Videos

Even though National Poetry Month ends today, we hope these new videos featuring the indelible poet Nikki Giovanni will linger with you long after. Both were created this February, when Ms. Giovanni visited Emory’s campus for several wonderful days, during which time she met with Emory students for a Q&A in conversation with Professor Jericho…

Emory Wheel Now Available Digitally to the Emory Community

Back issues of the Emory Wheel held in the University Archives are now available digitally to the Emory community via the Emory Digital Gallery. Anyone with an Emory Network ID can login and access the resource. The digitized version of the Wheel covers 1919 through 2009 and is digitized from the original newsprint version of…

Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes Virtual Exhibit Walkthrough: The Future/Where We’re Going: (Case 3)

Hello, and welcome to week 3 of our Virtual Exhibit Walkthrough! Due to COVID-19 and Rose Library being closed, we’ve decided to do a virtual walk-through of our current exhibit, Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes.   For a more in-depth “tour,” see below for up-close photographs and exhibit text. Be sure to click through photographs of each case to view the entire…

In Memoriam: Dr. Pellom McDaniels, III

  Dear Colleagues and Friends,  It is with endless sorrow that we share the news that Pellom McDaniels III, Curator of African American Collections, passed away suddenly, at home, on Sunday April 19, 2020. The depth of our grief at Pellom’s passing is matched only by our appreciation and admiration for the tremendous gifts and…

Using Rose Library resources remotely

Although the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library is currently closed to non-Emory visitors, many of our rich resources can be accessed at home.  These materials include image collections, maps, rare books, audiovisual materials, and born digital materials.  Researchers interested in specific topics can also contact the Rose Library reference staff for…

Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes Virtual Exhibit Walk-through: Storage(Case 2)

Hello, and welcome to week 2 of our Virtual Exhibit Walkthrough! Due to COVID-19 and Rose Library being closed, we’ve decided to do a virtual walk-through of our current exhibit, Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes.   For a more in-depth “tour,” see below for up–close photographs and exhibit text. Be sure to click through photographs of each case to view the entire…

In Memoriam: On the Passing of Reverend Doctor Joseph Echols Lowery

  The recent passing of Reverend Doctor Joseph Echols Lowery on March 27, 2020 has been sobering to say the least.  The fiery minister, civil rights pioneer, human rights advocate, and challenger of injustice everywhere was not only a truth speaker, he demonstrated and encouraged the necessary actions that could and did lead to the…

Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes Virtual Exhibit Walk-through: Where Did We Begin? (Case 1)

Hello, and welcome! Due to COVID-19 and Rose Library being closed, we’ve decided to do a  weekly virtual walk-through of our current exhibit, Born Digital: From Kilobytes to Terabytes.  For a more in-depth “tour,” see below for up–close photographs and exhibit text. Be sure to click through photographs of each case to view the entire thing!   Every text sent, every document…