MARBL Launches Artists’ Books Showcase

Emory Libraries is pleased to announce the launching of The Artists’ Books Showcase, a digital exhibition highlighting key pieces in the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library’s collection of artists’ books. Often made in small, limited editions or as one-of-a-kind works of art, artists’ books question and explore the format of the book as an…

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: The McCord Latin Prize Medal

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: Charles H. Herty Turpentine Cup

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: Medical Formulas from the Reed Family

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: Resurrection City Street Signs

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: Ralph McGill’s Paper Bag Letter

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…

Cake Sprinkles, Cigarettes, Pasta, and Rusty Razor Blades: Preservation Challenges in MARBL

Homage to G. Seurat by Simon Cutts Followers of The Extraordinary World of MARBL have discovered how much deeper the collection goes than traditional print structures such as the book and document (and their digital afterlives), and familiar materials like paper, ink, cloth, and leather.  MARBL’s holdings include chocolate, puppets, socks, sherry, and more.  Homage…

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: Robert E. Lee’s Socks

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…

Atlanta’s Own: Sadye Harris Powell

Rare scrapbooks that document African American life in the United States from 1890-1975 are being preserved with support through a “Save America’s Treasures” (SAT) grant. The project is a collaborative effort with Emory University Preservation Office, Digitization Center, and the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL). The SAT grant is awarded through the Department…

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scrapbook

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…

Dooley Visits MARBL

Dooley and his entourage visit MARBL during Dooley’s Week 2013   Share This week, MARBL was fortunate enough to have a surprise visit from Dooley and his entourage. Dooley came to MARBL and asked to see some University Archives materials relating to him and his time at Emory. The obvious first choice was to show…