Cornell University Library

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty, Associate University Librarian at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Ms. Evangelestia-Dougherty spearheaded Cornell Library's transition to Rare and

ITHACA, N.Y. (Jan. 31, 2012) - Cornell University Library’s extensive new collection of African-American photographs contains impressive images of iconic leaders of the civil rights movement and world-changing events — but the less momentous moments in black history make up an equally important part of the collection.
Among the nearly 2,000 items, recently donated by Beth and Stephan
Earlier this month, the Library of Congress paired with Levenger to produce a new edition of
ITHACA, N.Y. (Oct. 26, 2011) - Photography changed the course of history, offering Americans an entirely new view of themselves and their own country. Now, through an exhibition at Cornell University Library, some of the country's rarest, earliest and most important photographs will be on display for the world to see.

"Dawn's Early Light: The First 50 Years of American Photography
ITHACA, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2011) - Cornell University Library's rich Human Sexuality Collection just got even richer, with the addition of more than 10,000 gay-themed photographs dating back to the 1860s.

The Harry H. Weintraub Collection of Gay-Related Photography and Historical Documentation includes 150 years of photographs, books, magazines, pornography, ephemera and more. The