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Black Students’ Activism at Emory: Past and Present

This is the first in a series of blog posts that brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics will include Black Student Activism at Emory,...

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...

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...

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...