Recap of Public Events:
Remembrance Week was October 20-26th and you can watch highlights from:
October 24, 2019 Remembrance Chair Memorial
October 26, 2019 Recording of the Rose Laying Ceremony
October 26, 2019 Open Archives
October 27, 2019 A gallery of photos from Remembrance Week in 2019.
October 25, 2019. The New York State/Ontario chapter of the Music Library Association visited the Belfer Audio Archive as part of their annual meeting.
The Belfer Audio Archive, a unit of SU Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center, is the nation’s first purpose built audio preservation facility, having existed at Syracuse University in various forms since 1963. The archive houses appx 500,000 audio items, ranging from Edison’s earliest experimental tin foil recordings to born digital items, with collections focused largely on the early 20th century. Belfer is home to the country’s third largest collection of cylinder recordings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Mentions in the News:
- September 27, 2019: University Archivist Meg Mason featured on WAER, “Her Hilltop High: Pink, Pea Green, Azure…Then Finally Orange.”
- October 24, 2019: Photos from SCRC used in Daily Orange story about students who escaped Flight 103 tragedy.
- October 25, 2019: Note from Thomas Edison to B.C. Forbes from Special Collections mentioned in Forbes article.
A Highlight From Social Media:
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