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details of hand written essays by incarcerated people

For the American Prison Writing Archive, a 'Shadow Canon' Sheds Light

Recently transferred to the Sheridan Libraries, the digital archive contains more than 3,000 first-person narratives that "probe the challenges the incarcerated face in wrenchingly personal terms."

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Explore the treasures of the Sheridan Libraries through highlighted special collections, archival materials, and online exhibitions.

Legalized It: Cannabis and Hopkins

June 2, 2023

Maryland recently approved cannabis legalization for recreational use starting July 1, making it the 21st state to do so. The impact of this legalization on our neighbors and our communities […]


This June, we at the libraries encourage you to celebrate your identity, your community, and your people! In honor… https://t.co/idSZnTvy3t