Archival Expedition: Part 2

  During the Spring 2011 semester, students in Dr. Golden’s class completed a paper assignment using MARBL collections. Here, in the second of a three-part series of blog entries, she discusses her students’ initial interactions with MARBL’s collections. Two students selected the Lowell box. Raymond Colison asked in the title of his paper, “What is…

Archival Expedition: Part 1

During the Spring 2011 semester, students in Dr. Golden’s class completed a paper assignment using MARBL collections. Here, in a series of three blog posts, she talks about the experience she and her students had teaching from and researching in MARBL. As the Post-Doctoral Fellow in Poetics at the Bill and Carol Fox Center for…

Selections from Philip Pavia Papers on Display in MARBL

If you’ve ever wished to be at the heart of American Abstract Expressionism, the Philip Pavia papers will come as close to fulfilling your fantasy as possible.  A selection of the Pavia papers is currently on display in MARBL, viewable from Monday-Saturday, 9am-5:30 pm. Philip Pavia was a sculptor, an organizer, and a central figure…

MARBL Wins ‘Save America’s Treasures’ Grant

The stories within the brittle, deteriorating pages of African American scrapbooks can be saved, thanks to a Save America’s Treasures grant secured by the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) at the Emory Libraries. A three-year, $170,000 matching grant has been awarded for the conservation of African American scrapbooks and the creation of digital…

New Insights into the Early Political and Philosophical Thought of Jesse L. Jackson

  “Working for Freedom: Documenting Civil Rights Organizations” is a collaborative project between Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, The Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, and The Robert W. Woodruff Library of Atlanta University Center to uncover and make available previously…

MARBL’s Archival Pedagogy Toolkit

MARBL’s Archival Pedagogy Toolkit The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) is pleased to announce a new resource for faculty and graduate student instructors at Emory: the Archival Pedagogy Toolkit. We are currently building this toolkit from syllabi, assignments, and handouts submitted by members of the Emory Community. MARBL’s hope is that this resource…