Category Archives: Exhibits

The War at Home – Tulsa in the World War

In the first week of April, 1917, the United States finally entered the World War, in response to not only of the German determination to return to unrestricted submarine warfare, but also the continual espionage against United States industry by … Continue reading

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1918: Pandemic exhibit now open

The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives has opened a new exhibit for the summer of 2018 titled 1918: Pandemic. This exhibit focuses on 1918, the final year of World War I. With American troops joining the … Continue reading

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From Beyond the Unknown: Books and magazines from The Jack C. Rae Science Fiction Library

The timing of this exhibit, albeit unintentional,  is fitting really, because it was two years ago — almost to the day — that Special Collections was the recipient of a huge and “out of this world” gift of the science … Continue reading

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Historic Cookbooks in the TU Collections

Cookbooks, receipt books, and household manuals are far more than just the gatherings of recipes that we usually think of them as. They offer a look into their culture’s means of nutrition, histories, manners, and morals often through fascinating commentaries … Continue reading

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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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