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Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833-1908)

Ebenezer D. Bassett is the first African American who graduated from the New Britain Normal School in 1853. Mr. Bassett was an educator, an influential activist in the anti-slavery movement, and the first U.S. African American diplomat as the Minister … Continue reading

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Warsaw Rising 1944 – lecture and exhibit

On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014, Dr. Michael Peszke will deliver a lecture entitled, The 70th Anniversary of the End of the Warsaw Rising. Dr. Peszke is a historian of the Polish Armed Forces in World War II. The lecture is … Continue reading

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Glimpses from Our Past: Connecticut State Normal School & Teachers College of Connecticut

Please visit the Burritt Library and enjoy the exhibit on the 2nd floor. The new exhibit contains material from the University Archives and illustrates the beginning of CCSU, which in 1849 was the State Normal School and in 1933 became … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity

Consul General of the Republic of Poland in the Burritt Library June 3rd The S.A. Blejwas Endowed Chair of Polish Studies Program at CCSU sponsors an exhibit: The World Knew: Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity Jan Karski (24 April 1914 … Continue reading

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See Burritt Library’s new Logo!!

The Elihu Burritt Library had a logo contest in the Spring of 2014. The library logo had to be recognizable across campus and to our outside audience. We wanted it to reflect the mission, culture and values of our library … Continue reading

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Tonight! Open Mic & Poetry Slam

April is a National Poetry Month and the Burritt Library celebrates with an Open Mic and Poetry Slam event on Tuesday, April 8th at 5:30 p.m., 2nd floor. Come and sign up or just listen to your fellow students, bring … Continue reading

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Declaration for the Right to Libraries campaign

Carl Antonucci, Director of Library Services, serves as coordinator for the state of Connecticut for the Declaration for the Right to Libraries campaign. Below is his article from the Bristol Press and an opinion piece from the New Britain Herald. … Continue reading

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Writing Hollywood – a Talk by William J. Mann

The Elihu Burritt Library at CCSU invites you to a talk by William J. Mann renowned author, historian and CCSU alumnus Tuesday, March 4th at 4:30 p.m. Burritt Library 2nd floor William J. Mann is best known for his studies … Continue reading

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Senior Showcase Design Exhibition

Come and enjoy students final projects on display in the Burritt Library, 2nd floor. The exhibit can be viewed during library opening hours.

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Polish Posters Exhibit

O C T O B E R 2 7 – N O V E M B E R 3 0 , 2 0 1 3 PLEASE VISIT THE LIBRARY FOR EXHIBIT OF POLISH POSTER HOLDINGS FROM THE ELIHU BURRITT LIBRARY … Continue reading

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