New School Year, New Printing & Copying Procedure
We now have access to the full Life Magazine archive online. Find it in our Databases list under the letter L. It includes full page scans from the magazine from 1936-2000, with all the advertisements and all context indexed and searchable.
Visual researchers, take note! This is an excellent place for 20th Century American research.
A search for SPAM yielded this gem from 1940:
h/t to the CUNY Graduate Center librarians for pointing this out.
Our annual Library Day celebration was Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Early in the day we hosted Genna, a librarian from the 67th Street Branch (the closest one to the 68th Street campus) of the New York Public Library. She was here for a couple of hours signing people up for NYPL library cards and handing out free goodies and information.
The Hunter College Libraries asks all faculty to please help us recognize exceptional work done by Hunter students by participating in the library’s annual Paul LeClerc Competition for Best Research Papers. All departments and special programs in the college may participate.
image by flickr user A L, https://flic.kr/p/6f8t8e
Start finding those overdue library books! From November 14-23, CUNY Libraries are offering an Overdue Book Amnesty period. What does that mean? It means you can bring back your overdue books without having to pay your fines!
Wikipedia Art & Art History Edit-a-thon
@ Zabar Art Library, Room 1608 HN
The Zabar Art Library will host its first ever Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Thursday, October 27 from 1-5pm
Wikipedia edit-a-thons provide those new to Wikipedia with the opportunity to learn to edit Wikipedia articles.
The edit-a-thon is focused on editing Art & Art History articles.
All Hunter students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.
by Dr. Louise Sherby, Hunter College Archives & Special Collections
On May 19, 1887, the Queen of Hawai'i, Queen Kapi'olani, was on a trip from Hawai'i to London for Queen Victoria's celebration of her golden jubilee. On her way, she stopped in New York City and visited the Normal College (what we now know as Hunter College).
Photo by J.J. Williams, Hawai'i State Archives