Tag Archive: Special Collections

Shakespeare’s First Folio at Middlebury – Keynote Wednesday and more events to come!

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This February, one of the most important books in the history of English literature is coming to Middlebury. This year

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The Ski-Minded College: Winter Carnival 1950

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This clip from a recently rediscovered College promotional film produced in 1950 shows how students at “one of the most

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Students are “Southbound for Christmas” ca. 1930, captured on film

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This recently rediscovered clip from the 1930s in the College’s 16mm film archives shows the once-bustling Middlebury train station with students

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New book art in Special Collections

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Last week we shared our newest oldest acquisition, a cuneiform-inscribed baked clay tablet from around 2,000 BCE, and today we

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A “first-rate beer” voucher, 2,000 years overdue

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In special collections, visitors often ask us, “What’s your most expensive item?” Or sometimes: “What’s the oldest thing you have?” In late November, we acquired

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Turkey on Film: Delicious Dinners in the 16mm Archives

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Thanksgiving Day meals are not complete without a perfectly cooked turkey. In these two clips from 16mm reels the Middlebury

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Middlebury College Football, 1947

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  Though today’s Middlebury College football team stands as a formidable member of the NESCAC, the lineup that went on to

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Middlebury College Football, 1947

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  Though today’s Middlebury College football team stands as a formidable member of the NESCAC, the lineup that went on to

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Special Collections & Archives Celebrates Founder’s Day

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To mark Founder’s Day, the original Middlebury College Charter signed by the Governor of Vermont on November 1st, 1800 will

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Prof. Shalom Goldman, guest DJ on WRMC’s Stacks & Tracks

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Join us and our first guest DJ, Professor Shalom Goldman (Religion)   Episode #4, Stacks & Tracks, the Special Collections & Archives radio show, Monday,

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