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Holiday Tips from Hollywood Starlets

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Lucille Ball, Edwards Beauty Salons brochure, 1939.

Tucked in a folder in the Thomas B. Lockwood papers is this 1939 advertising brochure for Edwards Beauty Salons.  Featuring many of the most famous Hollywood actresses of the era, including Claudette Colbert, Greer Garson, and Norma Shearer, the brochure gives advice on makeup and “hairdress” for the holiday season.

Source: Thomas B. Lockwood papers, MS 11, 3.8, University Archives.

The Best Books of 2014

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Did you know that all of the books on The New York Times The 10 Best Books of 2014 are available in the UB Libraries? They include:

All the Light We Cannot See (Book)

All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

Dept. of Speculation (Book)

Dept. of Speculation

by Jenny Offill

Euphoria (Book)


by Lily King

Family Life (Book)

Family Life

by Akhil Sharma

Redeployment (Book)


by Phil Klay

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? (Book)

Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

by Roz Chast

On Immunity (Book)

On Immunity

by Eula Biss

Penelope Fitzgerald (Book)

Penelope Fitzgerald

by Hermione Lee

The Sixth Extinction (Book)

The Sixth Extinction

by Elizabeth Kolbert

Thirteen Days in September (Book)

Thirteen Days in September

by Lawrence Wright

What were some of your favorite books from 2014?

Stress Relief Days Return to the UB Libraries!

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UB students can take a break and relax between end-of-semester study sessions during Stress Relief Days in the UB Libraries. We’ll have therapy dogs to meet and pet, free coffee and snacks, and soothing music in two locations:

Lockwood Memorial Library

Government Documents Area, 1st Floor Lockwood Library

  • Monday, Dec 8th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec 9th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec 10th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Health Sciences Library

Room B-15, lower level

  • Monday, Dec 8th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec 9th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec 10th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.



Anselm Hollo Collection Open for Research

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The Poetry Collection is happy to announce the opening for research of the Anselm Hollo Collection, consisting primarily of manuscript material and correspondence from the late 1960s through the early 1970s. Manuscripts include typescript and handwritten material for The Coherences, Any Day Now, and Sensation, as well as translations of Paavo Haavikko, Pentti Saarikoski, and Tomaž Šalamun. Correspondents include Howard McCord, John Batki, Calvin Israel, Gary Gildner, George Starbuck, Daniel Halpern, George Butterick, Allan Kornblum, Greg Kuzma, James Laughlin, Walter Lowenfels, David Ray, Lucien Stryk, and Robert Vas Dias. Poet and translator Anselm Hollo was born in Helsinki, Finland in 1934. He moved to the United States in 1967 and taught at various universities, including the University at Buffalo. The finding aid for the collection is available online here. For more information about the collection, please contact

Fall Recess Hours

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Please keep in mind that the University at Buffalo Libraries will be open limited hours over the Fall Recess.

All UB Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving.

See Library Hours for building hours and reference service hours for details.