Monthly Archives: January 2011

With These Hands

Now that Dave has made his way through the list of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, he gets to hand-pick whatever he wants to listen to next. In this photo: Roger Williams, Dave Raszka and Susannah Cleveland.  … Continue reading

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Steppin’ Out

After requesting materials from the front desk  in the Browne Popular Culture Library, Neil Sedaka likes to sit back and let the books come to him. In this photo: Neil Sedaka, Jonathan Fielder and Corinne Smither.  Photo by Susannah Cleveland.

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In Memoriam: Trout Mask Replica

Captain Beefheart likes to entertain the gents on the way to the 7th floor restroom with some of his famous quips, such as “Talking about different art forms is like counting raindrops. There are rivers and streams and oceans, but … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap

Keith Richards would make one serious librarian, if he could refrain from smoking in the stacks. In this photo: Keith Richards, Lisa Disinger and Igor Muñoz.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Washing Machine

Sonic Youth in the library’s stairwell?  This day just gets better and better! In this photo: Sonic Youth, Chris Chandler, Garrett Spatz and Susannah Cleveland.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Barbra Streisand’s Greatest Hits

Barbra Streisand always gets a little nostalgic when she sees an empty card catalog, and harks back to an earlier time when books were on paper, and albums were on vinyl… In this photo: Barbra Streisand, Julie Rabine and Susannah … Continue reading

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That Old Feeling

Frank Sinatra received a special tour of the closed stacks area of the Sound Recordings Archives, and likes what he sees. In this photo: Frank Sinatra, Arne Spohr and Susannah Cleveland.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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The Best of Lynn Anderson

Lynn Anderson prefers the computers by the light well on the first floor of Jerome Library, because she heard that working next to windows makes you more productive. In this photo: Lynn Anderson, Joelle Thomas and Amy Fyn.  Photo by … Continue reading

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Red Rose Speedway

Embarrassed that he spilled a vase and water all over the floor, Paul McCartney quickly tries to cover up evidence that there were ever any flowers in the Music Library at all. In this photo: Paul McCartney, Deep Sanyal and … Continue reading

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Talk Back Trembling Lips

Johnny Tillotson finds the miniature score section in the music library quite relaxing. In this photo: Johnny Tillotson, Deep Sanyal, and Christian Remse.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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I Wish You Love

Out of all the ranges in the library, Keely Smith thinks that Range 170 is by far the best. In this photo: Keely Smith and Kari Johnson.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Broken English

Marianne Faithfull grows a little faint when faced with the strict no smoking rules in the faculty reading room on the 8th floor of the Jerome Library. In this photo: Marianne Faithfull, Susannah Cleveland, Lisa Woronzoff-Dashkoff.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Greatest Hits (and some that will be)

Oh, how we all love to gather ‘round in Jerome Library’s Pallister Conference Room to hear Willie Nelson’s stories of music and glory. In this photo: Willie Nelson, Carol Singer and Hand Unknown.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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