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Impoliteness

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

I’ve always considered myself to be a reasonably polite person. I say “Please” and “Thank you” and “You’re welcome,” I hold doors open for others, I pick up things for others when they’ve dropped them, &c. But then I came across a little gem of a booklet in our American Book Company Records: This book taught me […]

e-phemerally yours

Friday, May 10th, 2013

The ubiquitous “e-” (as in e-mail, e-commerce, e-business) has crept into every aspect of our lives, so recently I’ve been thinking about “e-phemera.” Not about the ephemeral nature of all digital files (we all know they can vanish with the click of a button, the sudden death of a hard drive, or the Blue Screen […]

Exhibiting Latin America with Regis Debray’s Revolution in the Revolution?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

by Susan Kline, Grove Project Archivist The non-fiction books published by Grove Press often discussed, exposed, and debated social and  political movements and revolutions across the globe, including in Latin America. Grove gave voice to revolutionary writers, including French philosophy professor Regis Debray. Debray was arrested in Bolivia and convicted of rebellion, murder, and armed […]

Who’s that old guy?

Friday, February 1st, 2013

In my first post on SCRC Behind the Scenes I wrote about a serendipitous find in our Leopold von Ranke Papers, in which I mentioned that von Ranke’s library formed the foundation of Syracuse University’s library. Inspired by the many times I’ve been posed the question “Who’s that old guy?” when visitors notice the von Ranke portrait (see below), I’d like to take the […]

Sneak Peek of new exhibition Strange Victories, Grove Press 1951-1985

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

 by Susan Kline, Grove Project Archivist   SCRC’s newest exhibition, Strange Victories: Grove Press 1951-1985 opens January 17th. Here’s a sneak peak of the installation and this week’s exhibition related events. From left to right: co-curator Lucy Mulroney, exhibition intern Mengya He,    conservator David Stokoe and co-curator Susan Kline.     PUBLIC LECTURE WITH LOREN […]