The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to welcome our newest Board Members, who officially started their three-year terms on July 1, 2021.
American poet, abolitionist, suffragist, and social activist Julia Ward Howe is best known for the lyrics of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Learn about the BPL’s volume of her personal sheet music.
With our support, the Boston Public Library just issued an RFP to hire a Project Manager to lead the Founding Research Collection initiative.
We are thrilled to welcome Laura Russo to the team as our new Director of Development and External Affairs.
Tyler Vargas is working as a Research Assistant this spring to help publicize the BPL’s vast Anti-Slavery Collection to peer cultural institutions.
The Associates joins the BPL and the BPL Fund in announcing $2.1 million in private funding to revitalize the Library’s Founding Research Collection.
The Associates has issued an RFP seeking a partner to help us promote awareness of the BPL’s remarkable digital collection of anti-slavery and abolitionist materials among cultural, civic, and educational institutions around the country.
The Associates would like to congratulate Joseph S. Berman on his appointment to the Boston Public Library’s governing body, the Board of Trustees.
Then & Now, a celebration of Black History Month, is a public art live-stream projection honoring the words of the abolitionists from the Boston Public Library’s Anti-Slavery Collection, coupled with Artists for Humanity teen artwork.
Meet Eve Neiger, the BPL’s first Lead Archivist. The Associates is pleased to underwrite this new role.