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MARBL expands LGBT collections

“The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) at Emory University has launched a concerted effort to expand its collection of historically significant lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) materials, particularly as they relate to Atlanta, its history, and its response to the AIDS crisis. “Our focus is on collecting materials that document LGBT history, culture, politics, and community well-being and public health,” says Randy Gue, curator of MARBL’s Modern Political and Historical Collections.” (via Robert W. Woodruff Library)

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Emory to unveil Walker literary archive this week

The Associated Press – “Emory University is unveiling the literary archives of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker for the first time since she donated the collection to the Atlanta school a year ago. The university is holding a two-day symposium starting Thursday to honor Walker. The event will feature a panel discussion featuring feminist Gloria Steinem and activist and author Howard Zinn.”

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