Category Archives: Exhibits

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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Where did TU’s Picasso go?

Did you know that TU Special Collections has a lithographic print by Pablo Picasso in our artwork holdings? Picasso’s 1969 depiction of a clown, titled “Portrait Imaginaire,” is number 242 of 250 prints that Picasso made of this design, and is … Continue reading

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A Study in Sherlock

Are you an ardent fan of Sherlock Holmes and his detective adventures? Can you not get enough of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s best creation and the multitude of adaptations that have followed? If you answered yes to any of those … Continue reading

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