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Letters of Samuel Beckett Location Register receives Delmas Foundation grant

The Gladys Kieble Delmas Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Letters of Samuel Beckett Project at Emory University to complete the Location Register of the Letters of Samuel Beckett. The year-long grant will support the verification of letters in European and non-western public archives to make bibliographical information available for future research. The…

Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections Series Three

On Thursday, November 11, the Rose Library will host a virtual event, “History of Illustrations and Early Printmaking in Europe,” the sixth event in our Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections Series, from 5-6:10 p.m. Dr. Robert Gaynes from Emory University and Dr. Kylie Fisher from Furman University will cover the history…

Emory acquires rare materials highlighting work of Bram Stoker, renowned author of “Dracula”

Click here to read the feature article “Vampire in the Library: Bram Stoker collection celebrates his literary immortality at Emory’s Rose Library” Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library has acquired what some are describing as the world’s most comprehensive collection of rare materials highlighting the work of Bram Stoker, 19th…

Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections Series Three

If you attended and enjoyed our inaugural year’s (2018) event on our artists’ books collection, we have good news for you! On Tuesday, April 13, we are hosting our fifth event, “History of Pop-up Books” from 4-5 p.m. (virtual event). The Zoom link will be emailed to you after you complete the registration. Two pop-up…

Black Students’ Activism at Emory: Past and Present

This is the first in a series of blog posts that brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics will include Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, Voting Rights and Public Policy, and Authors and Artists as Activists. We hope…

Nov 7th History of Emblem Books Event

Please join us for “History of Emblem Books,” the third program in the “Bound with History: Encounters with the Rose Library’s Collections” series on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5-6:30 p.m. in Rose’s Teaching and Learning Studio (10th Floor).  If you plan to attend, please register at emorylib.info/EmblemBooks. This event features Walter Melion, Asa Griggs Candler…

Rescuing Moldy Photographs

  In April, the Preservation Office of Emory Libraries received photographic items to be treated for mold from the African American Collection of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. These photographs included sixteen studio prints, four tintypes, three ambrotypes, and two larger convex photographs. Mold covered the images due to moisture…

Murals of Tibet

Emory Libraries welcomed the Murals of Tibet into its special collections this year. The Murals of Tibet is the first publication of its kind, presenting some of the oldest surviving murals and spanning 1000 years of Tibetan Buddhist culture. In addition to its breathtaking content, the volume itself is a work of art. This extra-large…

Emory Libraries and ECDS offer five graduate fellowships for 2019-2020

The Laney Graduate School and several Emory partners offer fellowships to advanced graduate students. (See all fellowships at http://www.gs.emory.edu/professional-development/fellowships/advanced.html). Emory Libraries and ECDS are offering five fellowships for 2019-2020. Deadline: February 25, 2019 by 4pm Data Services Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Digital Humanities Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Instruction and Engagement-Writing Center Graduate Fellowship (Emory Libraries/ECDS) Mellon…

Meet our 2018-2019 Fellow – Andrew Kingston

This fall LITS welcomes five fabulous 2018-2019 Emory Libraries/Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) Fellows.  We hope this blog series of interviews will help you get to know them better.  Funded by the Laney Graduate School, Emory Libraries and Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) award fellowships to advanced graduate students expecting to complete their…