From the Archives & Special Collections: Archives Open House Today

(Left) African American Communist Party pamphlet collection.(Right) Alpha Kappa Alpha pamphlets,
the first African American women’s sorority in the United States.

The Archives & Special Collections will host an open house today, February 26, from 3:00 to 5:00 in honor of Black History Month. We will have items related to the African American experience available for viewing. Some materials that will be on display include university records related to fraternity desegregation in the 1960s and the history of the African American Studies department, rare books, and artists’ books. We will also have pamphlets from our African American Communist Party pamphlet collection and our NAACP pamphlet collection available for viewing, and a selection of zines from the Collins Library Zine collection.

Zines from the Collins Library
Zine collection.

The Archives & Special Collections is located on the 2nd floor of the Collins Library. All are welcome!

The Archives & Special Collections has drop-in hours on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM or is open by appointment.

By Laura Edgar, Assistant Archivist

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