Special Collections and University Archives Hosts Joe Pompeo Book Talk

On November 10, Special Collections and University Archives hosted a virtual book talk with Vanity Fair correspondent and Rutgers alumnus Joe Pompeo ’04. Pompeo spoke about his new book on the notorious Hall-Mills murders, Blood & Ink: The Scandalous Jazz Age Double… Continue Reading

Special Collections and University Archives Hosts 28th Annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium

Special Collections and University Archives (SC/UA) hosted the 28th Annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium (NJBAS) on November 4. The free event drew a capacity crowd in Alexander Library’s Pane Room and featured a workshop, artist presentations, and a panel… Continue Reading

Author Talk with Joe Pompeo on Infamous New Jersey Cold Case

Rutgers University Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SC/UA) and the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance (NJSAA) are pleased to host an author talk with Vanity Fair correspondent and Rutgers University alumnus Joe Pompeo on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at 4:00… Continue Reading

Scholars Collaborate on Unique Book Project at RUL

From August 11–13, a group of scholars met in New Brunswick to work on a new book. Tentatively titled, In Search of True Ways: Rutgers and Japan during the Early Meiji Period, this book is being edited by Haruko Wakabayashi… Continue Reading

Special Collections and University Archives Primary Source Highlights

Special Collections and University Archives is excited to share a new digital resource, “Special Collections and University Archives Primary Source Highlights,” a site that makes accessible a trove of images we have scanned for researchers over the years. The site… Continue Reading

Ann D. Gordon to Give Presentation on Women’s Suffrage in New Jersey

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment (1920) granting women the right to vote. In celebration of this milestone, Rutgers Research Professor Emerita of History Ann D. Gordon will give a presentation, “Bringing the Story Home: Agitating for… Continue Reading

Dorothy Gillespie Papers Digitization Project

We are delighted to announce that the first phase of the Dorothy Gillespie Papers digitization project is now completed and ready to be used by researchers at https://collections.libraries.rutgers.edu/dorothy-gillespie-papers Dorothy Gillespie (1920-2012) was an abstract sculptor and painter whose archives are… Continue Reading

Quick Takes on Events and News – January 2020

Targum Documentary Spotlights NBMSA Islamic Art Wiki-a-Thon Returns to Dana Library  Dana Library hosted its second Islamic Art Wiki-a-Thon last semester. Professor Alex Seggerman’s Islamic Architecture course was one of a group of classes participating in the December 9 Islamic Art Wiki-a-Thon. Students spent… Continue Reading