Author Archives: Jennifer Donner

Birthday for November 10: Neil Gaiman

Today is the 55th birthday of English author Neil Gaiman, best known for the comic book series The Sandman, and for his books Coraline and American Gods. Neil was born on November 10, 1960, and grew up in East Grinstead, West Sussex, England. … Continue reading

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How to Contact Special Collections

  Having difficulties contacting individual staff members at McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives? Well, we’re here to help with that! Below you will find the contact information for each staff member currently in Special Collections.   I. Marc … Continue reading

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I, Libertine–Fake book and literary hoax

During a recent staff meeting at McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives, the topic of fake books and literary hoaxes came up. The one fake book that grabbed everyone’s attention was “I, Libertine” by Frederick R. Ewing. This book … Continue reading

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Closed Labor Day

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce that we will be closed next Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 8th.

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The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment Exhibit Extended

By popular demand, Special Collections and University Archives has extended the latest exhibit ‘The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment’ until August 31, 2015. This exhibit can be viewed Monday through Fridays from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Technical Difficulties

Due to technical difficulties, ‘From McFarlin Tower’ was inaccessible from July 13-22. The blog is now back up and running smoothly. New blog postings will appear soon.

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Special Collections Summer Hours

Starting June 1st and ending July 31st, 2015, the hours of operations for McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives will be as follows: Monday-Thursday                 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Friday       … Continue reading

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Closed for Employee Appreciation Week and Memorial Day

      McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives will be closed on Friday, May 22 and Monday, May 25, 2015, in observance of Employee Appreciation Week and Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at … Continue reading

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New Special Collections Librarian, Melissa Kunz, joins department

The staff at McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives is very excited to announce the addition of a new Special Collections Librarian, Melissa Kunz. Melissa received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hendrix College in Arkansas. After receiving … Continue reading

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The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives presents The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment, an exhibit focusing on the second year of World War I. Featuring photographs, artefacts, and books from a variety of World War I collections held by … Continue reading

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