After the College auctioned off its copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio in fall 2019, many wondered what other treasures were held in the Mills archives. David Nordham with Northeastern Global News sat down with Director of the Library and Special Collections Janice Braun in the Heller Rare Book Room to learn more about what those items might be. A few of them: • Several
In a roundtable discussion, three alumnae working in speculative fiction talk about how the genre has grown to encompass creators and fans from all walks of life.
Mills College holds the most extensive library archive anywhere of work created or inspired by poet and performer Patti Smith. A campus exhibition this fall displays a trove of rare materials and exposes the deep connections that influence her work.
By Jessica Hilberman ’03 On September 14, 2001, Congresswoman Barbara Lee ’73 voted against the use of retaliatory force after the September 11 attacks, casting the only “no” vote from the House or Senate against the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists. Her reason: The powers the authorization gave the president were too broad. The correspondence
Mills students search library archives for hints of the past By Alison Nowak ’01 When I first saw Women Reading as a Necessity of Life in the course catalog I was intrigued. It was rare that a course title disclosed so much about its intentions. It was also rare that a class so closely reflected my two areas