The Key to the Door: Special Collections’ Associate Professor and Research Archivist Ervin Jordan Contributes Lead Chapter to New Book on African Americans at the University of Virginia

Ervin L. Jordan Jr.’s essay, “Perseverance and Resilience: African Americans at the University of Virginia,” is the lead chapter for a new book on the African American experience at UVA. Jordan is an Associate Professor and Research Archivist at the … Continue reading

Library Research Archivist Ervin Jordan on “The Coy Barefoot Program.”

“As a historian I feel it is my duty to offer whatever information I can to this community to objectively deal with this issue…I feel I can contribute something to keep this to a civil conversation about civic space here … Continue reading

The Bard’s Birthday Bash

Join the Library Council to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday! WHEN: Friday April 22, noon to 3 p.m. WHERE: The Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library (near Alderman Library) WHAT: A celebration of Shakespeare—featuring lectures, demonstrations, Elizabethan costumes, Shakespeare on the … Continue reading