Author Archives: Marc Carlson

About Marc Carlson

The Librarian of Special Collections and University Archives, McFarlin Library, University of Tulsa since November 2005. Worked in McFarlin Library since 1986.

New Acquisition: “The “Knights of Liberty” mob and the I.W.W. Prisoners at Tulsa, Okla.

In 1917, the United Stated entered the Great War, and the Bolshevik revolution in Russia had a number of ripple effects throughout American society, ultimately culminating in the Red Scare of 1919-1921.  In Oklahoma, this highly patriotic anti-radicalism took several … Continue reading

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I.33, The Illustrated Fightbook acquisition

[I.33 : the illuminated fightbook : Royal Armouries manuscript I.33]. [London : Extraordinary Editions, 2013] (U860 .R69 2013 Oversize). Several years ago, The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections chose to be a sponsor for a facsimile … Continue reading

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Anna Kavan

Self Portrait, by Anna Kavan. Coll. No. 80.29.1 Recent digitization work on the Special Collections fine art holdings has exposed the paintings and sketches of Anna Kavan (1904-1968), an enigmatic British author and painter who struggled with depression much of … Continue reading

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World War I class project.

Dr. Jeff Drouin’s English 3733 class, on World War I has been engaged in a project this semester, examining some of the holdings of World War I materials held by this department.  The students have completed their exhibits of WWI … Continue reading

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Roger Easson Library of William Blake mention

The Roger Easson Library of William Blake held here at Special Collections was mentioned this morning by the donor on his blog.

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“Help Him Win By Saving and Serving”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.51 … Continue reading

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“Recruiting for the Red Cross”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.81 … Continue reading

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“The Greatest Mother in the World”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.65-66 … Continue reading

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“Sure! We’ll Finish the Job. Victory Liberty Loan.”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. 1992.004.5.76 … Continue reading

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“Women! Help America’s Sons Win the War. Buy U.S. Government Bonds of the 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917”

As part of the ongoing exhibit of posters in Special Collections for Veterans Day, the students who created the exhibits also created entries for this blog. We will be posting these over the rest of the month of November. “Women! … Continue reading

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