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The Columbia College Student Center is underway

A permit issued Friday sets the stage for work to begin on the Columbia College Student Center at Wabash Avenue and 8th Street in the South Loop. 160 more words

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Student Perspective: Amateur Photograph Album

As I’ve begun to process our Early Photography Collection, one item immediately piqued my interest. The collection is comprised mostly of commercial photography projects: a lot of daguerreotype, ambrotype, carte de visite, and a few tintype portraits which were taken by photographers for hire in studios across the United States, as well as a large group of stereographic postcards from Underwood & Underwood from the Middle East, Korea, and Japan which were reproduced and sold for parlor entertainment. 499 more words

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Paul Chang (CC '19)

Upon first meeting Paul Chang (CC ’19), one has simultaneously every idea and no idea what to expect. He is at once like the music he produces and loves–multifaceted, soothing, with an unfairly-natural sense of rhythm–yet also a whole artichoke’s worth of layers to boot, with his passions for cooking, psychology, and… 558 more words

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Intern Perspective: Impartial Memories

By: Matt Carlton, Cultural Studies Student

In a semester of immediate information overload and systemic ties to academic neatness, an internship at the archives disguised an opportunity to start thinking about a process (archiving) so refined and polished at the edges that I wish I could hang it in my living room. 526 more words

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shiftWorks to Chicago

From their first tentative steps into the public domain in Yeovil, the shift dresses have travelled the length and breadth of England and have now crossed the Atlantic to the USA. 225 more words


"A Canterbury Christmas"

Found in our unprocessed Center for Book & Paper Arts Collection, A Canterbury Christmas or A True Relation of the Insurrection in CANTERBURY on Christmas day last, with great hurt befell divers persons thereby… 128 more words

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Holiday Gift Ideas from the Center for Book and Paper Arts Collection

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and that means we’re getting closer and closer to the biggest gift-giving holidays of the year. 1,141 more words

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