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:

Call for submissions: Paul LeClerc Competition for Best Research Papers


The Hunter College Libraries asks all faculty to please help us recognize exceptional work done by Hunter students by participating in the library’s annual Paul LeClerc Competition for Best Research Papers.  All departments and special programs in the college may participate.  

HistoryMakers Oral History Database

The Hunter College Libraries acquired a new database called The HistoryMakers (login required), "an archive of filmed oral history interviews of contemporary African Americans who have shaped modern history and made significant contributions to history, politics, education, law, arts, science, business, the military, and sports."

Pop-up Library at the MFA Building

The Hunter College Libraries will be hosting another Pop-up Library at the MFA Building, 205 Hudson Street. Tuesday, October 2nd, from 11:30 – 2pm, 2nd floor near the Flex Space. Meet librarians Steven Kowalik and Lisa Finder. There will be free coffee, prizes, and books to borrow! Please stop by to learn about library resources and services, along with valuable information about the Rockowitz Writing Center.