The staff of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections is excited to announce the Coalition for Women Prisoners Collection!
Moore’s solo exhibition “WORDY” — hosted by the College’s Archives — tackles themes of race, class, and violence.
An addition to the collection of the feminist playwright’s journals, correspondence, and personal effects allows scholars and students to dive deeper into her legacy and work.
The celebrated biochemist, known for her work on how cells communicate and interpret signals, set the standard for balancing rigorous scientific research and mentorship. #BarnardCelebratesWomensHistoryMonth
Sarah Barlow-Ochshorn ’20, the Archives Processing and Pedagogy Fellow, shares the significance of Poindexter’s newly donated papers.
This addition provides a window into Shange’s creative process and the publishing industry, Shange's work as a teacher, and Shange as a sister, mother, daughter, and friend.
The psychoanalyst and professor created the foundations for community-based mental health services and education in Harlem. #BarnardCelebratesBlackHistory #BarnardYearOfScience
The Barnard alumna changed everything from the very way women are treated at the doctor’s office to life in medical school for female students.
The physician was a pioneering scientific figure of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, setting the standard for patient advocacy and AIDS treatment. #BarnardYearOfScience
Renowned for her discoveries about DNA, the award-winning scientist and professor discovered her love for chemistry in Barnard’s labs.
The collection contains 25 oral histories from first-generation and/or low-income students and alums of Barnard College and Columbia University.
The esteemed physician and scientist’s contributions to medicine set the foundation for the fields of hematology and clinician care. #BarnardYearOfScience
The distinguished alumna’s work in science and wellness continues to inspire practitioners across the country and around the world.
We're excited to announce that Obden Mondésir is the new Associate Director of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections!
At the recent hack/doc, 40 participants worked on developing tools for Islandora, the system that powers our Digital Archive
As we begin spooky season and reminisce Central Park in autumn, we welcome you to the September/October 2020 issue of @barnlib. Keep reading for news highlights from the BLAIS Staff at Milstein!
For our first-ever summer camp, join us at daily workshops around the theme of racial justice!
Barnard Archives student workers are shining a spotlight on some our awesome alums! Learn more about Maria Hinojosa ’84 - and keep a lookout for buttons of her when we return to campus."
Edwidge Danticat ’90 is a celebrated and internationally renowned author known for her fearlessness and innovation in writing. A jack of all trades, Danticat’s career spans success in criticism, translation, literature, and film.
Barnard Archives student workers are shining a spotlight on some our awesome alums! Learn more about Alyssa Mt. Pleasant - and keep a lookout for buttons of her when we return to campus
Share your voice with the Archives, add a Zine to our collection, or collaborate on documentation with the Media Center.
Members of the Shange Magic Project received $5,000 for their idea The Love Space Demands: Sharing the Words of Ntozake Shange in the Barnard Library, which will support the installation of excerpts from the work of Ntozake Shange ’70 on walls around the Milstein Center.
Denise Mantey ‘21 and Martha Tenney will be speaking at the. Project STAND Symposium at ASU on February 28. They’re going to talk about the experience of creating an exhibit (together with Maat Bates ‘21) celebrating and reflecting on 50 years of BOSS.
Martha has seven years of experience working in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections
An improved Digital Collections mobile site, a shiny new IMATS Patron Portal, and more!
Shannon will join NYU as the Curator for the Tamiment-Wagner Collections
Corinth is working in the Archives on a digital humanities inflected project
BC alums retain access to the physical library, staff, and a suite of licensed databases. (updated)
Our Director of Collections Services and Library Operations joins other Lesbian Herstory Archives researchers to discuss their work.
New this month in the Barnard Library in the Milstein Center at Barnard College, Columbia University
Code4Lib is a volunteer-driven collective of hackers, designers, architects, curators, catalogers, artists, etc. who largely work for and with libraries, archives and museums on technology “stuff."
The weather is freezing, but the library has events galore to keep you warm.
We're preparing for the many new faces and new events that spring semester will bring!
SNCC focused on voter registration and on mounting a systemic challenge to the white supremacy that governed the country’s entrenched political, economic and social structures.
For research perfomed in the Barnard Archives, Center for Research on Woman, or Zine Library. Applications due midnight ET 3/3/19.
Barnard Instructional Application Developer Ben Rosner is the lead developer on this project.
Friday afternoon bookmaking. Applications due Monday 9/24/18.
Blog post on Pulitzer Prize-winning Science Columnist Natalie Angier.
Blog post on the creator of Harlem's first mental health facility, Elizabeth Bishop Davis
Blog post on the novelist, poet, translator and editor Babette Deutsch
Blog post on librarian and archivist of Black culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson.
Blog post on poet, independent scholar, and activist Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Blog post on the poet, playwright, and astrologer Ariana Reines
Blog post on the award-winning writer, professor, and activist June Jordan
Blog post on the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Katherine Boo
College Women: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education, posted June 24, 2015.
University of North Carolina Press author Celia Naylor provides historical context for the current debates surrounding the Cherokee freedmen. Naylor is the author of African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens, which examines the intricate and emotionally charged history of Cherokee freedpeople.