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350 Years of Preservation Problems

Today’s post comes from Fales Processing Archivist Colin Wells. Colin recently moved to Switzerland to work for the United Nations Archives, but left us with this overview of preservation issues in the collection. Sylvester Manor is the home of the original European settlers on Shelter

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Original (Digital) Order

Those of you who follow this blog’s Twitter account (we’re @thebacktablenyu) will have seen the link to an article from Emory University’s magazine that was tweeted last week about the acquisition of Salman Rushdie’s papers and the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library’s efforts to

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Welcome to The Back Table!

The start of a new year always seems like a particularly appropriate time to begin new ventures. With that sentiment in mind, I’d like to welcome you to The Back Table, a blog which will highlight special collections at the libraries of New York University.