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Writers: Seamus Heaney & Barbara Kingsolver

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…

The Varied Incarnations of Robinson Crusoe

by David Faulds, Rare Book Cataloger, dfaulds emory edu The Life of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, 1719 Robinson Crusoe is one of the few works of fiction whose popularity has lasted not just decades but centuries. MARBL is fortunate to own one of the largest collections of Robinson Crusoe in the world….

Writers: Yusef Komunyakaa

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…

The Imaginative Culture of MARBL

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…

AUC Woodruff Library Announces Opening of Voter Education Project Collection

“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 hidden…

Ask Archivists Day, June 9

June 9 is International Archives Day! In celebration, MARBL is joining #askarchivists day on Twitter. Do you have a burning question about archives that you've always wanted to ask?  Are you dying to find out more about MARBL's holdings?  Now is your chance! Our archivists will be online all day answering your questions. Archivists from…

Robert W. Woodruff Exhibit: The Future Belongs to the Discontented

Submitted by Chris Pollette When you visit the main library at Emory University, chances are you’ll see a statue of a man near the entrance. It’s Robert W. Woodruff, the longtime head of The Coca-Cola Company, former Emory student, and the person for whom the library is named. If you’ve spent any time in Atlanta,…

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…

Former SCLC Staff Members Visit MARBL

By Sarah Quigley, Project Archivist, Southern Christian Leadership Conference records, MARBL “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…

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…

Win $500 with the Undergraduate Research Awards

The Robert W. Woodruff Library would like to announce the 2011 Undergraduate Research Awards! The Undergraduate Research Award recognizes and rewards Emory College undergraduate students who make extensive use of Woodruff Library’s collections and research resources in their original scholarship while simultaneously showing evidence of critical analysis in their research skills. There will be up…

My Internship Experience: Processing the Jason Berry Papers

By Beryl Hunter, Graduate Student Intern, Amistad Research Center “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…