Scrapbooks of African American Collegiate Experience

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…

Conserving The Scrapbook of William Sanders Scarborough

  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…

Mississippi Baptist Minister: Reverend Ollie Turner’s Scrapbook

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 Manuscripts, Archive, and Rare Books Library (MARBL). The SAT grant is awarded through the Department…

First African American Reporter on Nashville Newspaper: Conserving His Scrapbook

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 the Emory University Preservation Office, Digitization Center, and the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL). The SAT grant is awarded through the…

Preserving Scrapbooks Through “Save America’s Treasures” Grant Award

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…

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University acquires scrapbook that sheds light on Wm. Sanders Scarborough

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…

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…