Category Archives: Exhibits

The forgotten heroes: Dogs as soldiers

This November 11th marks the 91st official Armistice Day, better known as Veteran’s Day. The holiday dates back to November 11th, 1926, when Congress adopted a resolution in the summer of that year, requesting that the President honor the day … Continue reading

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Muriel Spark announcement

Some good news for work.  We will be lending the National Library of Scotland the manuscripts of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and The Driver’s Seat for their Centenary exhibit, “The International Style of Muriel Spark” on display from … Continue reading

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Canadian Official War Record – Lantern Slides

The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives is well-known for its World War collections. We currently have an exhibit on World War I, so I began to browse our storage room to familiarize myself with the … Continue reading

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Updated Digital Collections: Fall 2017

The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives is well known for our effort to make collections easily accessible to the public. We are currently in the process of adding the Charles Alfred Bredin Collection (2001.020) to … Continue reading

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World War I: 1917 – The Yanks are Coming exhibit

  The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives is pleased to announce our newest exhibit, World War I: 1917, The Yanks are Coming. This exhibit commemorates the centenary of 1917, the year the United States joined the … Continue reading

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The BOOM Days: Prosperity and Pain in Each Barrel of Crude has been extended

Special Collections announces that the exhibit BOOM Days: Prosperity and Pain in Each Barrel of Crude has been extended to run through August 18, 2017. This exhibit features a variety of items from our petroleum collections. It is located in … Continue reading

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The Weird and Wonky: the stuff you didn’t know we had in the Special Collections and Archives

For the start of the 2017 semester the Graduate Assistants (Jennifer Murphy, Amanda Vestal, and Hannah Johnson), at the McFarlin Library Special Collections and Archives, have created an exhibit which features some of the stranger items in our collections. Over … Continue reading

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The Nuremburg Chronicle at TU

One of the prize volumes in the University of Tulsa Special Collections and University Archives is a copy of the Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, or Liber Chronicarum, printed on July 12, 1493. This large tome is one of … Continue reading

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World War Posters

As we enter the new academic year, and the third year of remembering the First World War, we should also remember how that war was sold to the people.  The University of Tulsa has in its collections over 250 propaganda … Continue reading

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The Great War, 1916: Bleed Them White

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives presents The Great War, 1916: Bleed Them White, an exhibit focusing on the third year of World War I. To honor the thousands of men who were injured or lost their lives during … Continue reading

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