International Archives Day at the University Libraries

May 27, 2015

The Archives and Special Collections Department at the University Libraries is pleased to invite you to its Archives Open Day, on the occasion of The International Archives Day on June 6, 2015.

We’re opening our doors and inviting you to get to know our collections of posters, photographs, maps, comic books, archives, and more.

June 6, 2015 | 10 am-5 pm at AUB, Jafet Library, Archives and Special Collections Department

The Archives and Special Collections Department (ASC) collects, organizes, preserves and provides access to unique, historical and rare primary sources that document the history and culture of AUB, Lebanon, the Arab World and the region at large. Our collections include more than 1,400 manuscripts; several hundred rare books; 5,000 posters; 800 postcards; 1,900 maps; 50,000 photographs; and 700 linear feet of archival material, including papers of famous intellectuals, 8,500 volumes of theses, projects, and dissertations going back to 1906; and 10, 489 serials.

For further information please contact: 01 350000 ext: 2635, 2610; kc07@aub.edu.lb; sm46@aub.edu.lb

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