Monthly Archives: July 2012

Writers: Robert Penn Warren

The Writers exhibition, on display in the Schatten Gallery until November, features photographer Nancy Crampton’s pictures of authors,poets, novelists, journalists and other writers. A small selection of MARBL materials, chosen by guest curators from the Emory community, complements each photo. The materials illuminate the connections the writers have with each other and the special collections…

Discovering Atlanta: The Southern Confederacy

The Southern Confederacy, October 5, 1861   Share The Southern Confederacy was a newspaper published in Atlanta during the Civil War from 1861-1865. It was strongly Southern Democrat and functioned during the War as one of the main newspaper outlets in Atlanta, with the other being the Daily Intelligencer.  The original version of the Southern…

MARBL’s Digital Archives Program Continues to Evolve and Expand

Lucille Clifton's Word Processor and Monitor, Digital Archives, MARBL     Share Related Story: The Digital Archives Program Settles Into MARBL. Related Links:  Digital Archives Digital Access    Join the discussion MARBL'S Digital Archives program is still new, only in its second year, deeply collaborative, and, in keeping with the larger field, constantly evolving. Our…

Writers: Derek Walcott

The Writers exhibition, on display in the Schatten Gallery until November, features photographer Nancy Crampton’s pictures of authors,poets, novelists, journalists and other writers. A small selection of MARBL materials, chosen by guest curators from the Emory community, complements each photo. The materials illuminate the connections the writers have with each other and the special collections…

Writers: W.H. Auden

The Writers exhibition, on display in the Schatten Gallery until November, features photographer Nancy Crampton’s pictures of authors,poets, novelists, journalists and other writers. A small selection of MARBL materials, chosen by guest curators from the Emory community, complements each photo. The materials illuminate the connections the writers have with each other and the special collections…

The Art of Work in A Work of Art: The John Biggers Papers, 1950-2001

by Mashadi Matabane, Graduate Student in the Institute of Liberal Arts at Emory University, and Graduate Assistant to Randall Burkett, Curator of African American Collections in MARBL Sketch of Man Bent Over Picking Cotton,John Biggers Papers Dr. John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001) was a versatile American artist and art educator whose particular mix of murals and…

Writers: Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin & Gwendolyn Brooks

The Writers exhibition, on display in the Schatten Gallery until November, features photographer Nancy Crampton’s pictures of authors,poets, novelists, journalists and other writers. A small selection of MARBL materials, chosen by guest curators from the Emory community, complements each photo. The materials illuminate the connections the writers have with each other and the special collections…

The Inspiration for an Artist’s Book

by David Faulds, Rare Book Librarian, dfaulds emory edu Outer Cover of The Real World of Manuel Cordova by W.S. Merwin, Ninja Press, 1995 Last month I was fortunate to attend the preconference of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section  of the American Library Association where I attended a fascinating talk by Carolee…

Discovering Atlanta: The Great Locomotive Chase!

by Sara Logue, Research and Public Services Archivist, MARBL It was around 1862 that both sides of the War Between the States began to realize it was not going to be the short, easy skirmish everyone originally hoped it would be. It was in April of that year that Union spies led by a Kentucky…

Writers: Kevin Young

The Writers exhibition, on display in the Schatten Gallery until November, features photographer Nancy Crampton’s pictures of authors,poets, novelists, journalists and other writers. A small selection of MARBL materials, chosen by guest curators from the Emory community,complements each photo. The materials illuminate the connections the writers have with each other and the special collections in…