The Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
Interim arrangements in Special Collections
Andrea Twiss-Brooks, Director, Humanities and Area Studies, is serving as Interim Director of Special Collections. Kathleen Feeney, Head of Archives Processing and Digital Access, is filling the role of Interim Assistant University Archivist.
Daniel Meyer, Director of the Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, to retire in July
Meyer will retire after a distinguished 35-year career at the University of Chicago Library. See some of his favorite items from the collections in a web exhibit.
UChicago Library to preserve ‘unique portrait’ of Jewish history in Passover Haggadot collection
Stephen Durchslag has established a bequest that will leave the vast majority of his remarkable collection of 4,500 Haggadot to the Library.
Web Exhibit—The Black Metropolis Research Consortium: Fifteen Years of Preserving and Documenting Black History and Culture in Chicago
How can we connect all who seek to document, share, understand, and preserve Black experiences? Making these connections is the mission of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC). Exploring the history of the BMRC is the focus of this exhibition.