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Roberson Museum and Science Center collection

 Collection
Identifier: BUSC-2016-001

Overview

This collection contains newsletters and promotional materials associated with the Roberson Museum and Science Center. The majority of the collection was provided by former librarians at Binghamton University. The newsletters contain information about upcoming activities and events offered to the public. Promotional materials include invitations to exhibit openings and receptions, programs from events, and schedules with dates and descriptions of upcoming events, classes, and lecture series.

Dates

  • 1965 - 2010

Historical Note

The Roberson Museum and Science Center, located in the Alonzo Roberson Mansion, opened in 1954 as the Roberson Memorial Center. Local businessman, Alonzo Roberson, willed his home to the City of Binghamton upon his death for use as an educational center. The facility houses galleries, a planetarium, and a science center. The mansion’s carriage serves as a multipurpose educational center. The New York State Heritage Area Visitor Center is also located at the Roberson Museum and Science Center.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Newsletters, Series 2: Promotional Materials.
Title
Guide to the Roberson Museum and Science Center collection
Author
Yvonne Deligato
Date
2016, updated 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Binghamton NY 13902 USA