Largest Velvets archive collection now underground at Cornell library

ITHACA, N.Y. – At a formal dinner for the New York Society for Clinical Psychiatry almost 50 years ago, black-tie clad psychiatrists were astonished by a musical act called The Velvet Underground and their brand-new singer, Nico. Today, rare photographs of this event – along with a treasure trove of one-of-a-kind Velvet Underground posters and […]

Archives of Atlantic Philanthropies given to Cornell Library

ITHACA, N.Y. – The archives of The Atlantic Philanthropies, among the world’s largest and most influential foundations, will be housed permanently at Cornell. The archives, which will serve as an important resource for philanthropists and historians, document roughly $8 billion in Atlantic grants over three decades – support that has transformed institutions, championed social causes […]