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J. M. W. Turner Line Engravings

Happy New Year! This marks the beginning of my last semester as a graduate assistant at the University of Tulsa. I am excited for the next chapters of my life, but I know that I will enjoy writing new blog … Continue reading

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Digital Materials World Tour

Happy Winter Break! Do you have any plans? In years past, I would always plan a trip for all of my winter breaks. Road-trips or flights to Europe for a week, I’ve always found a way to go exploring during … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Cookbooks

This Thanksgiving will look different than holidays gone by, but one thing can remain the same. When I think about Thanksgiving, I immediately begin to salivate as I think about all of the tasty foods I am going to enjoy! … Continue reading

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Closed for Holiday 2020

McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday starting at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, November 24 through Friday, November 27. We will reopen at our normal time on Monday, November 30. Have a safe … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Statehood: The History and Anniversary

While scanning some documents, I noticed articles about the anniversary of Oklahoma statehood and realized that the 113th anniversary was this past Monday! This anniversary will be easy to remember since it’s only a few days before my birthday, so … Continue reading

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“Roots” by Alex Haley

I hope that everybody is staying warm and dry this week! Today, instead of writing about multiple objects, I’m just going to write about one very special one that was recently brought to my attention. This is a first edition … Continue reading

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How-to search for Digital Objects in ArchiveSpace

As promised, today I will be doing a blog post detailing how to access our digital objects by way of ArchiveSpace. We are going to start on the home page. Here, you will notice that at the top of the … Continue reading

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ContentDM Quick Update

Hello researchers and friends! We are no longer using ContentDM for our digital items and are moving to ArchiveSpace. You will be unable to access any of our digital collections via the usual channels and will instead need to view … Continue reading

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State Park Brochures in the Oklahoma Collection

In our office, you would not notice the seasons passing, but I cannot help but be excited that fall is finally here! It is time for this graduate student to find some free time, get out her hiking boots, and … Continue reading

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The Spartan School of Aeronautics

In honor of their upcoming 92nd anniversary, today’s blog post is about the Spartan College of Aviation. We have a photo album from their early years containing photos of the pilots and planes that made up the program in the … Continue reading

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