Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Harleston Family Papers from a Processor’s Perspective

  Share Related Story: MARBL Blog entry about John Biggers, another African American artist whose collections are housed in MARBL Related Links:  Edwin A. Harleston Finding Aid African AmericanCollections at MARBL  Join the discussion As a literary scholar, I find it refreshing to take on historical projects in my second life as a graduate student…

The Art of Bookbinding

Theatre, Maurice Maeterlinck, 1901-1902,modern morocco binding with delicate color detailing   Share Related Entries: Rare Books in MARBL's Blog  Join the discussion Today we take for granted that if we purchase a book it will come with a protective paper or cloth binding but this has not always been the case. The concept of the…

Conditions: A Magazine of Writing by Women With an Emphasis on Writing by Lesbians

Cover of Conditions: Five“The Black Women's Issue“   Share Related Links: LGBT Research Guide African American Research Guide  Join the discussion MARBL is honored to add Conditions: a magazine of writing by women with an emphasis on writing by lesbians to our holdings. Conditions comes to MARBL through a generous gift made possible by Professor…

Researching William Levi Dawson in MARBL

  Share Related Links: William Levi Dawson Finding Aid Research Guide to African American Collections in MARBL  Join the discussion Periodically, the MARBL blog will feature updates and insights from visiting researchers working within MARBL's collections. Gwynne Brown, Assistant Professor of Music History and Music Theory at the University of Puget Sound, spent a month…