Tamiment Library News Archive
- The Spring 2012 schedule for The Center for the Cold War and the United States seminar series is now available. Please join us at the Tamiment Library for these fine programs.
- The Archivist Round Table of New York's fall program will be held at the Tamiment Library on Wednesday, 11/30/2011. Please see the ART's website for details.
- "Centelles in_edit_oh!" an exhibit of original copies of international magazines that featured war photos of Agusti' Centelles is now on view in the Tamiment Library. This exhibit parallels "Centelles in_edit_oh! The Spanish Civil War Photographs of Agusti' Centelles? (The French Suitcase)" exhibit now on view at the King Juan Carlos of Spain Center.
- March 25, 2011 marked the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. View an online version of an exhibit commemorating this pivotal moment in labor history on the Labor Arts website. For a detailed list of lectures, performances, and exhibits held to mark the centennial, see: http://rememberthetrianglefire.org
- The Tamiment Library announces the Center for the United States and the Cold War Fellowships and travel grants and the Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Fellowship for 2011-2012. Read more about these opportunities.
- Join us for the Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center Conference, "Academic Freedom in the 1960s." The conference will take place on April 1, 2011, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm at Glucksman Ireland House, 1 Washington Mews, New York, NY. See the Program Schedule (pdf) for full details.
- Library workshop scheduled for April 7, 2011 at 3:00 pm. Join us for "Alternative Serials in the Tamiment Library," an hour-long introduction to the library's alternative press collections. See the workshop flyer (pdf) for details.
- Please join us for a workshop on Alternative Press Collections in the Tamiment Library. See highlights from the collections and learn about printed and electronic reference tools that can help you find and use serials on your topic. The workshop will be offered twice: On Thursday, April 8, 2010 from 3-4 pm and on Friday, April 9, 2010, from 2-3 pm. See the flyer for full details. Please note that registration is no longer required and drop-ins are welcome.
- Join us for A Tribute to the Famous McNultys, the First Family of Irish Music. Friday, March 11, 2011, 8:00 p.m. at Symphony Space. The event is sponsored by the Irish Arts Center in association with American Irish Historical Society; Archives of Irish America/Tamiment Library-New York University; Glucksman Ireland House-New York University; The Irish Repertory Theatre presents:More Info.
- The Ephemera of Protests, Carefully Hoarded, Is Going to an Archive by Colin Moynihan, New York Times, November 27, 2009. The Time's Up collection of fliers and other materials from Lower East Side protests are about to become part of the Tamiment Library's collection.
- Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Fellowships Announced.
- The Fall 2009 Program Schedule for NYU's Center for the United States and the Cold War is now available. See also the full list of the Tamiment Library's public programs for the Fall 2009 semester.
- Guantanamo Records to be Preserved at NYU and Seton Hall. New York University's Tamiment Library and Seton Hall University's Center for Policy and Research have announced a project to document, preserve, and provide access to legal records and other documents of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. Read more.
- The new website for the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives has been launched. The site offers information on the history, mission, and board of advisors of the Archives and provides links to Preserving Your Union Records, Labor Arts, the American Labor Museum, and online exhibit "Labor and the Holocaust."
- The Rand School of Social Science, an exhibit curated by Tamiment Archivist Peter Filardo tracing the history of the Tamiment Library in photographs and publications, has been launched on Flickr.
- The Tamiment Library's new brochure has been published. Read it online (pdf).
- Tamiment Library Web Archive Project: The Tamiment Library is now part of a consortium led by the California Digital Library and funded by the Library of Congress’ National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program that is developing the curatorial and technical tools to preserve at-risk political websites. Read more about the project.
- The Tamiment Library announces the Center for the United States and the Cold War Fellowships and travel grants and the Frederic Ewen Academic
Freedom Center Fellowship for 2010-2011. See the fellowship flyer for full details.
- The new website for the Frederick Ewen Academic Freedom Center has been launched. Visit the site to learn about Frederic Ewen and the Academic Freedom Center, upcoming programs and events, Ewen Center archival collections, and more.
- Tamiment Library 101, a series of informal workshops introducing researchers to the printed, archival and visual collections of the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, will be offered in July. These one-hour long sessions are free and open to the public. All workshops will take place in the Tamiment Library on the 10th Floor of Bobst Library. No advance sign-up required. See the program flyer for full details.
Printed Collections Workshop, Wednesday, 7/22/09, 3-4
Archival Collections Workshop, Thursday, 7/30/09, 2-3 pm
Visual Collections Workshop, Friday, 7/31/09, 2-3 pm
- Tamiment will be participating in the 3rd Annual Anarchist Book Fair on Saturday, April 11, 2009 at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan. This is a one-day exposition of books, zines, pamphlets, art, film/video, and other cultural and very political productions of the anarchist scene worldwide.
- The Tamiment Library will be participating in Documenting Struggle: Three Radical New York City Archives, an event at the Brecht Forum on 11/11/08. Join Radical Reference for a look at some of the ways libraries and other institutions are preserving the people's history. Archivists and activists will present parts of their collections and discuss how their work keeps the struggle alive. Presented as part of the NYC Grassroots Media Coalition "make this netWORK" series, seeking to strengthen the fight for media justice by connecting local activists and media makers.
- The Spring 2009 Program Schedule for NYU's Center for the United States and the Cold War is available.
- Save the Date: The Second Annual Conference of New York University's Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center will be held on April 3, 2009. Panels will include Academic Freedom and the International Perspective and Academic Capitalism. Please contact Zuzanna Kobrzynski for more information.
- New The Fall 2008 Schedule is now in effect. Library hours are Monday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.; and most Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This schedule will be in effect from 9/02/08 until 12/19/08. Fall 2008 Library Hours.
- The Annual Conference of New York University's Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center, "Freedom in the Age of Permanent Warfare" is scheduled for April 3-4, 2008. For details, see the conference program schedule .
- The Tamiment Library is scheduled to participate in the Second Annual NYC Anarchist Bookfair (2008), a one-day exposition of books, zines, pamphlets, art, film/video, and other cultural and very political productions of the anarchist scene worldwide on Saturday, April 12, 2008 at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan.
- Rediscovered Textile Strike footage from the Tamiment Library's CPUSA collections to be shown at the 6th Orphan Film Symposium, March 26-29, 2008 at the Cantor Film Center, NYU. For details: Orphan Film Symposium.
- The Tamiment Library will be participating in the 2008 Left Forum to be held March 14-16, 2008 @ The Cooper Union, NYC. Please visit our table. For details: Left Forum 2008: Cracks in the Edifice
- Anarchist Collections in the Tamiment Library, an exhibit curated by Peter M. Filardo, Rachel Yood, and Donna L. Davey, is now available on Flickr.
- CPUSA: Ninety Years of History, a Tamiment Library exhibit curated by Peter M. Filardo and Michael Nash, is now available on Flickr.
- Trove of F.B.I. Files on Lawyers Guild Shows Scope of Secret Surveillance by Colin Moynihan, New York Times, June 25, 2007. The National Lawyers Guild Records collection in the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives has been fully processed and a finding aid for the collection is available online.