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black and white cartoon drawing of award-winning editorial cartoonist Bob EnglehartNew Library Exhibition 
A Glimpse into Archives & Special Collections 

It’s a unique opportunity to get a glimpse of two of the many archival collections we have.

Bob Englehart…In a Few Words
The entertaining and provocative work of award-winning editorial cartoonist Bob Englehart.
Richard S. Shimmelpfeng Gallery, Dodd Center in Human Rights

Forgotten, Neglected and in Ruins: Abandoned Industrial Spaces in Connecticut
Showcasing images of factories, railroad stations and railyards, lighthouses and textile mills that were part of Connecticut’s industrial past but still remain in our towns and cities in ruins. Photographs are from the Connecticut Historic Preservation Collection and the Railroad History Collections.
Plaza Gallery, Homer Babbidge Library


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Archives & Special Collections

News from the Library


It’s that time of year when we balance your stress with some of the best doggos around! Come ease your stress all week long (December 11-15) from 12-4 on Level… [...]

The Future of Journals strategy, which shifts us away from cost prohibitive just-in-case collection building to a budget sustainable just-in-time approach, has resulted in both large cost savings and better… [...]

Nancy Dryden retired from the position of Research & Instruction Librarian at the UConn Stamford Library on June 28, 2023.  Throughout her tenure, Nancy has been a beacon of knowledge,… [...]

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising began… [...]

It’s finals time which means it’s time to welcome the doggies! Mark your calendar for your favorite puppers and make it a date! This year we will also be having… [...]

News from the Archives

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Laurie Sheila Wiseberg, of Montreal but also of the world, passed away on October 11th, 2023, at the age of 81. Dr. Laurie S. Wiseberg was known as a human… [...]

Sometimes it is hard to recall that the Connecticut of not too long ago was an industrial powerhouse. From the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s the state was a major producer… [...]

May 19 – August 11, 2023Archives & Special CollectionsDodd Center for Human RightsCurated by Graham Stinnett, Archivist On display is the creative work of David Sandlin (b.1956), comics artist and… [...]

The UConn Archives & Special Collections podcast d’Archive will release it’s 50th episode on April 24th, 2023 with a live broadcast at 10am EST on 91.7fm WHUS. Beginning in August… [...]

The artists and scientists presented in this exhibition began observing their natural surroundings at a young age.  One is the daughter of a draftsman, one a trained portrait painter, one… [...]