Author Archives: Carlos Acosta

Abraham Lincoln-related Materials

This Thursday, February 12th we commemorate the birth of our 16th US President, Abraham Lincoln. As one of America’s most respected presidents, Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political … Continue reading

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Harper Lee Announces New Novel

Last Spring, the Department of Special Collections and University Archives was glad to find out that Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and classic of Modern American literature To Kill a Mockingbird was to be re-released in digital and audiobook formats. … Continue reading

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New Exhibit at Special Collections

The University of Tulsa and McFarlin Library’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives are proud to announce their latest exhibit titled “Up, Up, and Away: A Historical Overview of American Comic Books.” Beginning on January 5th and extending through … Continue reading

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127th Anniversary of A Study in Scarlet

This month we celebrate the 127th anniversary of the publication of the novel A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This novel presents the first appearance of beloved literary characters Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler, John … Continue reading

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Signature Society Event: Wine and War 101

On Thursday, November 13th Adrian Alexander, R.M. and Ida McFarlin Dean of the Library, hosted Wine & War 101, a Signature Society event. The evening was meant to be an entertaining and educational experience. It combined a lecture on how … Continue reading

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Irish Poet Paul Muldoon at McFarlin Fellow Event

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce the upcoming McFarlin Fellows event “One Thousand Things Worth Knowing: A Poetry Reading by Paul Muldoon,” on October 23rd, 2014. Paul Muldoon is an Irish … Continue reading

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Library Open House During Homecoming

As part of Homecoming’s events, the University of Tulsa’s McFarlin Library and the Department of Special Collections and University Archives will hold an open house this Friday, October 17th from 4:00-5:00 p.m. We invite all our alumni and visitors to … Continue reading

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This Week is Banned Books Week!!!

This week we are celebrating Banned Books Week. This event, organized by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and numerous writers and publishers, advocates for the protection of the First Amendment rights of the comics art form and its community … Continue reading

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New Acquisition: James Joyce’s “The Dead” illustrated by Robert Berry

The University of Tulsa and the McFarlin Library’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce the acquisition of a new edition of James Joyce’s short story “The Dead.” “The Dead” is the final short story in … Continue reading

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Opening of the Helmerich Center for American Research

This weekend we will help celebrate the opening of the Helmerich Center for American Research! What events are you looking forward to? We are looking forward to it all! Our very own Marc Carlson, librarian of Special Collections and University … Continue reading

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