Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: Chinese-English Dictionary Fan

The Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library is a place of discovery. All are welcome to visit and explore our unique holdings, whether as a researcher or an observer. The breadth and depth of our collections are vast, and it is nearly impossible to investigate every nook and cranny. We invite you this year, through…

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: Leda and the Swan from the Studio of de Kooning

The Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library is a place of discovery. All are welcome to visit and explore our unique holdings, whether as a researcher or an observer. The breadth and depth of our collections are vast, and it is nearly impossible to investigate every nook and cranny. We invite you this year, through…

Miniature Artist’s Book: New Orleans Lexicon by Jill Timm

  Share To commemorate Fat Tuesday, I want to highlight an artist’s book in MARBL, Jill Timm’s New Orleans Lexicon. Timm, who got her start making miniature books, created New Orleans Lexicon after visiting the city to attend a Conclave of the Miniature Book Society. The book is 2.25 inches tall and about 3 inches wide….

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: Alice Walker’s Boots and Jeans

The Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library is a place of discovery. All are welcome to visit and explore our unique holdings, whether as a researcher or an observer. The breadth and depth of our collections are vast, and it is nearly impossible to investigate every nook and cranny. We invite you this year, through…

Emory History in Picture and Sound: A New Resource in the University Archives

In the spring of 2012, the Emory University Archives began an audiovisual materials survey and re-processing project. After months of wrangling cassette tapes, VHS tapes, 16mm film, and more, the vast majority of archival audiovisual resources in the University Archives have been added to our finding aids in MARBL’s EmoryFindingAids database. One new collection consisting…

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: Pearl Cleage’s Puppets

The Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library is a place of discovery. All are welcome to visit and explore our unique holdings, whether as a researcher or an observer. The breadth and depth of our collections are vast, and it is nearly impossible to investigate every nook and cranny. We invite you this year, through…