- McFarlin Library: A View from the Top | From McFarlin Tower on McFarlin Library blueprints are now available online
- Updated Digital Collections: Fall 2017 | From McFarlin Tower on World War I: 1917 – The Yanks are Coming exhibit
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko | From McFarlin Tower on Where did TU’s Picasso go?
- The Great War / World War I collections | From McFarlin Tower on Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg Collection
- Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads. | From McFarlin Tower on Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg Collection
Author Archives: Alison M. Greenlee
Want to see what’s new in Special Collections? Following are purchases and gifts acquired over the past few months. Collections William Trevor letters (Coll. no. 2011.058): Editorial correspondence spanning nearly 20 years from William Trevor to Corlies Smith, Kathryn Court, … Continue reading
Happy birthday to James Joyce!
Today marks the 130th birthday of James Joyce. The Department of Special Collections is renowned for its extensive Joyceana holdings, including the Harriet Shaw Weaver library, the Paul & Lucie Léon collection of James Joyce (Coll. No. 1984.005), and various … Continue reading
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The Department of Special Collections and University Archives will close at 2:00pm on Monday, February 6 and Tuesday, February 7 while we move collections. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The Department of Special Collections will be closed Wednesday, November 23-Friday, November 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Swiss Family Robinson and… Frankenstein?
We have recently purchased a two volume set of The Family Robinson Crusoe (PT2583.W9 S313 1814 Undrsz). Later renamed The Swiss Family Robinson, this is the first complete English edition of Johann David Wyss’s Der Schweizerische Robinson. Issued in 1814 … Continue reading
Hours of Operation Oct. 5-Nov. 4
The Department will continue to be open over the next month; however, our hours of operation will be curtailed as staff moves materials in anticipation of upcoming construction. If you’re planning a visit, and you haven’t already done so, please … Continue reading
Banned Books Week
Stop by the Department of Special Collections to see our Banned Books Week display:The Best Novels of the 20th Century: Banned and Challenged. Books were selected from the Banned and/or Challenged Books from the Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels … Continue reading
We have recently acquired the following titles and collections: Fulbright, Jim and Albert Stehno. The vanished herd: the history of the Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers’ Association and the cattlemen and drovers of early-day Oklahoma. Wyandotte, Okla.: Gregath, 2011 (F702.C42 F85 2011): … Continue reading
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The fall semester is almost upon us, and with it comes student orientation. The Department of Special Collections is participating in tours and orientation sessions for incoming students and their families. We will also be present at the graduate student … Continue reading
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An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting : with proper rules for the exercise of that pleasant art, humbly addressed in the first part, to the master, husband, &c, in the second part to the wife, friend, &c, … Continue reading
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