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Photographer Dawoud Bey and “The Emory Project”

Who are you? What do you care deeply about in the world?” These are the questions posed by photographer Dawoud Bey to members of the campus community when he commenced The Emory Project in 2010. This project followed his highly regarded exhibition “Class Pictures” that featured profiles of individual high school students from three very…

Rose Library condemns attack on Salman Rushdie

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University expresses deep concern for Salman Rushdie’s well-being and sends every good wish for his recovery from a violent attack last week. In 2006, when the library acquired the papers of Salman Rushdie, the acquisition marked an important commitment to the long-term stewardship…

Rose Library opens Pride Month with exhibit on queer pulp fiction

The Rose Library is kicking off Pride Month with a new exhibit, “Forbidden Loves and Secret Lusts: Selections from the Golden Age of Queer Pulp Fiction,” featuring queer pulp novels from its collections. Pulp novels—paperback books printed on cheap paper and distributed at magazine stands and drug stores—revolutionized the way that America read in the…

Emory’s Rose Library receives NEH grant for Black Print Culture project

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a planning grant of $46,630 to the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University for The Wayfinder Project: Revealing Black Print Culture to a Linked World, 1830-. The Wayfinder project is an initiative to reimagine James Danky and Maureen Hady’s 1998 “African…

April is Records and Information Management (RIM) Awareness Month

I am Tishangi Bennett, Emory’s records and information manager, and I am thrilled to be serving in this role. I am relatively new to Emory, and I truly enjoy consulting, learning, and sharing my RIM expertise with the Emory family. I know many of you may wonder: Why records management? What is records management? Why…

Sin City in Alabama: Archives and the art of a native son

Nestled along the western bank of the Chattahoochee River, bordering the state of Georgia, sits the small town of Phenix City, Alabama. Here in this valley, during the mid-20th century, Phenix City’s local officials allowed a criminal network of drugs, gambling, gruesome murders, sex trafficking, and illegal adoptions to flourish. In 1954, prompted by the…

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…