Tag Archives: manuscripts

Student Perspective: Digitizing the Written Word

As a college student, I know how much you hate that mandatory speech class. Some of you have gotten it out of the way early, and good for you, but I know there’s that group of students who have been … Continue reading

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Oldest Item in the Archives: The Voice of Phi Sigma

The oldest item we have here in the College Archives is an issue of “The Voice of Phi Sigma” from 1879. Although Phi Sigma wasn’t directly involved with Columbia College, they are dedicated to public speaking and is the oldest … Continue reading

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Celebrating William Russo

A notable teacher, author, conductor and musician is being celebrated at large this semester. The library is currently showcasing a William Russo exhibit on the first floor and on December 7th, there will be a panel discussion of Russo’s work … Continue reading

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Bill Russo Concert Posters

Columbia is home to so many successful artists—students, alumni, and professors—that it’s impossible to be aware of the multitude of artists outside of the department you study in.  This week, I researched Bill Russo, founder and director of Columbia College’s … Continue reading

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“If Romney’s the nominee…” – Notes from a Political Cartoonist in 1967

Mentioned in John Fischetti’s notebook from 1967 is the quote, “If Romney’s the nominee.” Obviously, not talking about current Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, but of his father George Romney who was the Governor of Michigan at the time. The circular … Continue reading

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