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This past Tuesday, April 14th, we commemorated the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. President Lincoln was shot by American actor and Confederate spy John Wilkes Booth on Good Friday, 1865 while attending a performance of the play Our … Continue reading
The office of McFarlin Library Special Collections is currently in a state of transition. In preparation of adding a new office for a new Special Collections Librarian, the fabulous staff and students have been working hard to rearrange areas of … Continue reading
With the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the staff of the University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to highlight some of its holdings pertaining Irish poets and writers, as well as its close relationship … Continue reading
Throughout The University of Tulsa’s history, the University has embraced the importance of a library to the academic community. In the First Annual Catalogueof Henry Kendall College, Muskogee, Indian Territory, 1894, a page was set aside declaring the needs of the … Continue reading
The Jack and Tybie Davis Satin Rare Book Room was originally, simply, the Rare Book Room when the 1967 east wing was built onto the McFarlin Library building. During the planning stages for the new building, then president Ben Henneke … Continue reading
The university is making some alterations to its web pages. In order to maintain some of our information we are moving some of the Special Collections pages to the Blog.
The Special Collections department will be closing at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 23rd for the holiday break. We will reopen again at 8:00 AM on Monday, January 5th. Have a safe and happy holiday!
The Department of Special Collections and University Archives at McFarlin Library is currently reliving the thrills of the sensational dime novels, staples of American popular culture. The Department boasts a collection of over 4000 dime novels, with the latest acquisition … Continue reading