Syracuse University Library

Syracuse, NY—The Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries has acquired the estate archive of Irish writer Padraic Colum.

Born in County Longford in 1881, Colum attended University College Dublin. In Dublin, he joined the Irish Republican Army, gaelicized his name, and began writing poetry and plays. His award-winning one act play The Saxon Shillin’ attracted

Syracuse University Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of the personal papers of the flamboyant and trend-setting architect Morris Lapidus. Lapidus, who died in 2001, is perhaps best known for hotels like the Fontainebleau, Americana, and Eden Roc in Miami Beach, buildings which embodied the growth of leisure in American life during the 1950s and 1960s. The Fontainebleau has served as
The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) and Syracuse University announce The King Center Audio and Visual Digitization Project, a collaboration that will ensure that the slain civil rights leader’s legacy will be preserved for generations to come. Working with the Atlanta-based King Center, SU will preserve and digitize some 3,500 hours of audio and video