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What’s New in Special Collections?

April 26, 2023 at 5:30pm7:00pm EDT

Bird Library, Lemke Seminar Room, 6th Floor

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Stop by the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) for a  special viewing of recent acquisitions and newly available material on the sixth floor of Bird Library. SCRC is home to Syracuse University’s rare books, manuscripts and other primary source materials.

Among the many materials on display will be:

Several SCRC staff members – archivists, curators and librarians – will be present to field questions and talk about the significance of the materials both on hand and in the rest of SCRC‘s holdings.

The event is dedicated to the memory of David H. Stam (1935 – 2023), librarian, scholar and author specializing in book history and polar exploration, whose service to the library profession spanned more than forty years. Along with his wife Deirdre, who survives him, Stam was a dedicated supporter of the Libraries and its mission. He served as University Librarian at Syracuse University from 1986 until his retirement in 1998, after which he was awarded the rank of University Librarian Emeritus.

Attendance is free and open to the public. For more information, contact or call 315.443.2697.

This event was first published on March 2, 2023 and last updated on March 30, 2023.

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