The Eastland Disaster Historical Society, now in its 21st year of honoring those affected by Chicago's deadliest disaster, announces that it will transition from a family-run, nonprofit organization to a key asset within several iconic Chicago area institutions, including the Newberry Library
, Chicago Genealogical Society and the Chicago Maritime Museum.
Many, many years back, when I first saw the Boxer Codex at the Newberry Library
in Chicago, I was very pleased and relieved.
But clerks processing library cards didn't know me from Adam, and all that was required of me was to fill out an application online, turn up at their doorstep carrying a photo ID with an address and proof that I was 16 or older, and I was given access for three years at the Newberry Library
, the New York Public Library and the Frick Collection Library.
Also on display for public viewing at the Newberry Library
is a Philippine map designed by Fr.
For the culturally minded, the Newberry Library
runs fascinating exhibits from its extensive collection of rare books.
[Human rights reporter Julia Lieblich, a scholar-in-residence at the Newberry Library
, is writing a memoir about her relationship with her adoptive Maya family.]
Chicago's Newberry Library
has one and has posted on its website high-resolution photos available to anyone with an internet connection.
While early printed editions are rare, institutions like the Newberry Library
(Chicago) have substantial holdings that yield many details that will supplement current biographies in elucidating the publishing history of Mahler's music, information that may at times challenge some of the assumptions made about his legacy in the mid to late twentieth century.
* A review of the process of migrating from Omeka (https://omeka.org/) to Scalar (http://scalar.usc.edu/scalar/) for digital collection publishing (Matt Krc, Newberry Library
One example is the Newberry Library
in Chicago, where the collection grew out of the recognition that "the landscape of social action and political action is evolving and shifting and changing" (Inklebarger, 2017).
A century later, while poring over her grandfather Floyd's papers at Chicago's Newberry Library
, Jerri Dell discovered hundreds of handwritten letters and an unpublished memoir about his love affair with Millay.