Monthly Archives: October 2012

“She Sang So Sweet”: Lucille Clifton’s Children’s Literature

Everett Anderson’s Year, by Lucille Clifton The Lucille Clifton Exhibition “She Sang So Sweet:” Lucille Clifton’s Children’s Literature is currently on display on the 2nd Floor of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The exhibit is curated by Amy Hildreth Chen, Emory PhD student in English. The following is the essay which accompanies the exhibition, written…

MARBL acquires rare Piranesi folio with map

Piranesi's Campus Martius   Share Related Links:  Emory's Views of Rome DiSC Project Stanford's Digital Forma Urbis Romae Proect U of Oregan's Interactive Nolli Map Proect  Join the discussion Emory’s MARBL has been collecting items for our ‘Views of Rome’ collection for over a decade, and we are pleased to announce the latest acquisition: PIRANESI,…

Discovering Atlanta: Confederate Currency

Many aspects of the Civil War which didn’t necessarily occur directly in Atlanta or even in Georgia, had a direct impact on Atlanta’s citizens. When the South seceded from the Union, it almost immediately fell into a financial crisis. Problems of inflation plagued the Confederacy throughout the war. There was not a great deal of…

Banned: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

  Share Below is the essay, written by University Archivist Kate Donovan, from the current exhibit on the second floor of the Robert W. Woodruff library in honor of Banned Books Week. The exhibit features covers and titles pages of banned or challenged books accompanied by brief captions about the works by librarians, staff and…