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Students from the UConn Nutmeg Yearbook from the 1960s with their fists in the air on a red background.Opening Reception & Archives Open House 
Exhibition - Respond Personally: Commemorating the 1974 Black Student Sit-In

March 28, 3-5pm
Archives & Special Collections
Dodd Center for Human Rights  

Two great events on one night! Join us for a curated celebration of the UConn Archives & Special Collections, including behind-the-scenes tours, new collection highlights, finds like old varsity letter jackets and banners from the UConn memorabilia collections on display, and so much and more. You can also check out our newest exhibit - Please Respond Personally: Commemorating the 1974 Black Student Sit-In which commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Black Student Sit-In at Wilbur Cross Library in 1974.


Photo of Vincent Chin, the subject of the movie Vincent Who. The image includes the movie information from the original makretingFilm Screening and Discussion of Vincent Who?: The Murder of a Chinese-American Man

April 1, 5:00-6:30pm
Homer Babbidge Library, Room 2119A

Film screening of Vincent Who?: The Murder of a Chinese-American Man followed by a discussion with students from the Pan Asian Council (PAC) and the Asian American Cultural Center, and a viewing of the exhibit ‘Please Reduce Racism at UConn: The December 3, 1987 Incident’. The exhibit is on display through May 5. 


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It’s that time of year again when you have a love-hate relationship with finals! Finals are hard, but it means Paws to Relax is back in Homer Babbidge and how can you not love that?!?! Below is both a flyer … Continue reading →
After a review of our market research databases and in consultation with the UConn School of Business, we will not renew our subscription to two databases – Passport GMID and Mergent Intellect. Passport GMID UConn will lose access on December … Continue reading →
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. Starts at noon on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 1:00 on Wednesday, … Continue reading →
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 efficiency in providing UConn researchers articles with speed and accuracy. … Continue reading →
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, professionalism and dedication. Nancy joined UConn in 1981. Forty-two years later, … Continue reading →

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The exhibit is available at Homer Babbidge Library Plaza Level, from April 2 until May 5, 2024. An exhibit created by Edward Junhao Lim, the Business & Entrepreneurship Librarian of… [...]

Come visit – a lot is new! On Thursday, March 28, 2024, from 3-5 pm, Archives & Special Collections will host an open house to welcome our community into our… [...]

Please Respond Personally: Commemorating the 1974 Black Student Sit-In  March 11th – July 19th, 2024, Schimmelpfeng Gallery, Monday – Friday, 9-4pm  Dodd Center for Human Rights, University of Connecticut  Exhibit… [...]

[slideshow_deploy id=’10202′] An exhibit of historical records and items manufactured by the J.B. Williams Company, shown on the Plaza Level of Homer Babbidge Library through March 2024. The exhibit shows… [...]

The UConn Archives is sorry to hear about the death of one of our donors, Norman H. Finkelstein, on January 5, 2024. He was an author of over 20 non-fiction… [...]