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Life Magazine Archive online

We now have access to the full Life Magazine archive online. Find it in our Databases list under the letter L. It includes full page scans from the magazine from 1936-2000, with all the advertisements and all context indexed and searchable. 

Visual researchers, take note! This is an excellent place for 20th Century American research.

A search for SPAM yielded this gem from 1940:

Library Day

Our annual Library Day celebration was Thursday, April 20, 2017. 

Early in the day we hosted Genna, a librarian from the 67th Street Branch (the closest one to the 68th Street campus) of the New York Public Library. She was here for a couple of hours signing people up for NYPL library cards and handing out free goodies and information.

Wikipedia Art & Art History Edit-a-thon

Wikipedia Art & Art History Edit-a-thon

@ Zabar Art Library, Room 1608 HN

The Zabar Art Library will host its first ever Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Thursday, October 27 from 1-5pm

Wikipedia edit-a-thons provide those new to Wikipedia with the opportunity to learn to edit Wikipedia articles.

The edit-a-thon is focused on editing Art & Art History articles. 

All Hunter students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. 

May 19, 1887 - The Day the Queen of Hawai'i Visited Hunter College

 

by Dr. Louise Sherby, Hunter College Archives & Special Collections

On May 19, 1887, the Queen of Hawai'i, Queen Kapi'olani, was on a trip from Hawai'i to London for Queen Victoria's celebration of her golden jubilee.  On her way, she stopped in New York City and visited the Normal College (what we now know as Hunter College).  

Photo by J.J. Williams, Hawai'i State Archives

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