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Bwog Goes Deep: Yearbook Edition

This week, Bwog took a trip down memory lane in the Rare Books and Manuscript Library. If you haven’t done research there, we recommend it—in their archives are all of the undergraduate yearbooks back to the 1890s. And a lot of other important historical documents, too. After a short process of creating an account in […]

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From the Issue: The Gorey Collection

The Blue and White can be found in buildings all over campus and on Bwog. In this Blue Note, Sam Schube discovers a rather unusual collection in the Rare Books and Manuscript Library. For an archive that prides itself on sterile preservation and meticulous organization, the Rare Books and Manuscript Library is the last place […]

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Missed Connections: Lost Love and Make-Up Exams

If you recall, a while ago Bwog tried it’s hand at Craigslist’s Missed Connections for Columbia students.  While the primary object of longing was Hawkmadinejad, the rest of the student body was not impressed.  However, a tipster showed us that Craigslist had a few Columbia-related connections, just waiting to be brought together.  Bwog, in a […]

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Columbia Library Employees Pimp A Bookcart, World Is In Awe

Oh sure, you may be a fan of Cribs or Pimp My Ride, but nothing really screams “pimp me” like a bookcart. At least, so say the runners of Unshelved.com, who have just concluded their third annual “Pimp My Bookcart” competition. Continuing our university’s fine winning streak, this year’s first place prize went to the employees of Butler’s Rare […]

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The Secret Lives of Librarians

Last week Bwog staffer Brendan Ballou interviewed Tamar Dougherty, rare books archivist at Columbia and his former boss. Dougherty is curator of the Herbert Lehman Papers (next to the Lehman library). She talked about her rare book collection, the stigma of being a librarian, and the East Coast – West Coast divide. How’s work at […]

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