Looking Back at 2015…

2016 is right around the corner, the perfect time to reminisce on all the happenings that shaped Special Collections and University Archives in 2015!


We’ve posted stories on our talented staff, as well as exhibits and events, like Alice 150, Halloween in Hornbake, and the Frederick Douglass statue dedication. We’ve also shared updates on our various collections, including the archives of the AFL-CIO.

Take a look at the top 5 blog posts of 2015:

5) New Exhibit: Achievements and Milestones in UMD Athletics


4) New Exhibit: Highlights from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners Archives

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3) Pride at Work records at UMD

Pride at Work pickup

Labor Archivist Jennifer Eidson packs up boxes with Pride at Work’s Executive Director Jerame Davis.

2) New Exhibit: Bookends of the Civil War


 1) Take a Trip Down the Rabbit Hole this Fall


Honorable mentions for several posts published in previous years that rank among the most popular posts of 2015:

Kelmscott Press Inspires Imitators

Kelmscott Press 'Poems of John Keats'

Books Published Before 1850


William Morris, Walter Crane, and Socialist Art


Here’s to an exciting new year in Special Collections and University Archives!

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