Arts and Humanities
In the spring of1999 Ryan curated an exhibition in E. S. Bird Library tided "Intimate Circles of Activism: Abolitionists of Central New York, 1830-1860." This article, an offshoot of the exhibition, focuses on letters to activist and philanthropist Gerrit Smith from certain African American abolitionists.
Ryan, Bonnie, "Black Abolitionists of Central New York: An Intimate Circle of Activism" (2001). Library Associates. Paper 341.