Columbia University Libraries

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Michelle Chesner, Norman E. Alexander Librarian for Jewish Studies at Columbia University.

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NEW YORK, December 2015—Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded Columbia University Libraries $2.2 million to develop an online portal to the Corporation’s institutional records, from 1886 to the present. The philanthropic foundation’s records span all manner of formats from paper ledger books to audio and videotaped oral  histories and born-digital grant files. This project will extend

NEW YORK, March 2013 — Columbia University Libraries’ Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the archive of the author Dawn Powell. The collection includes published and unpublished manuscripts, artwork, first editions, and the long suite of diaries that capture her life experiences in New