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  • Science & Engineering Information Fair

    Friday, September 25th, 2015

    Welcome to the new academic year and to a new, permanent home for the science and engineering librarians at UB and our book, journal, and reference collections.  We …

  • Rediscovering Buffalo’s Polonia

    Monday, September 21st, 2015

    Buffalo’s rich immigrant past takes center stage in Album pamiatkowe i przewodnik handlowy : osady polskiej w miescie Buffalo, z dolaczeniem okolicznych miejscowósci ze stanu New York. Available …

  • A Passion for Collecting

    Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

    Coins donated in 1935 to the UB Libraries Special Collections by Thomas B. Lockwood are part of a larger collection of rare books. A portrait of Thomas B. …

  • Opening 9/11: Robert De Niro, Sr. and Irving Feldman: Painter and Poet at UB in the Late 1960s, UB Anderson Gallery

    Friday, September 11th, 2015

    Please join us for the following events in conjunction with the exhibition Robert De Niro, Sr. and Irving Feldman: Painter and Poet at UB in the Late 1960s …

  • Library Artifact: World War I Horse-Drawn British Ambulance

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

    Dr. Evan Calkins, MD, emeritus faculty member, UB School of Medicine, donated this model of a World War I horse-drawn British ambulance, with soldiers, to the History of …

  • Marie Elia’s “Silence in the Library”

    Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

    Processing Archivist Marie Elia’s “Silence in the Library” was published online in Queen Mob’s Teahouse: “Naming is powerful. A name can be a gift or a burden. Choosing …

  • Banned Books: Celebrate the Freedom to Read

    Monday, August 31st, 2015

    Catcher in the Rye… To Kill a Mockingbird… Harry Potter… What’s your favorite book?  Chances are good that someone has tried to ban it! Banned Books Week was …

  • Silver Creek Shakespeare Club

    Thursday, June 11th, 2015

    The Silver Creek Shakespeare Club was founded in 1889 by Rev. Robert Newton Stubbs in Silver Creek, New York.  The club was founded to, as Rev. Stubbs expressed, …

  • A Gift From the Past – The Medical Cabinet of Dr. Jackson

    Monday, October 13th, 2014

    It began with a phone call on a chilly February afternoon. San Francisco-based architect, Brian Grant, telephoned Linda Lohr, manager of UB’s History of Medicine Collection, and relayed …

  • The YMCA Buffalo Niagara records, pt. 2

    Sunday, May 11th, 2014

    Like so many professionals out there, an archivist’s work is never done, and while the YMCA Buffalo Niagara records obtained new and exciting materials, that was only half …