The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of Memorial Day.

Ani Boyadjian, Principal Librarian, Research & Special Collections

Joyce with Sylvia Beach at 12 rue de l’Odéon - 1922 known by the “Scandal of Ulysses” poster. unknown photographer; source: The Poetry Collection of the University Libraries, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Sylvia Beach, the Dreamer Who Drove the Publication of "Ulysses"

June 14, 2022

June 16 marks Bloomsday, a day of celebration in honor of Irish writer James Joyce’s seminal novel Ulysses (1922).

poster art, resistance

The Resistance Lives!

February 01, 2017


Winter Dellenbach, activist, attorney, and proud first organizer of the Los Angeles Resistance, often ends her email correspondence with that simple call. Resist!

Armenian orphans of the Near East Relief orphanage in Alexandropol (now Gyumri, Armenia)

America, We Thank You

March 06, 2015

One hundred years ago, on April 24th, 1915, the Ottoman Turkish government enacted a systematic policy to annihilate its Armenian population. From 1915-1930, over a million and a half souls perished.