Category Archives: General

Happy Holidays and more!

When we think postcards, we think Holiday season. With the festive season around the corner, it may be interesting to shift our attention to postcards in this entry of our weekly blog. As technology dominates our lives in this digital … Continue reading

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Birthday for November 10: Neil Gaiman

Today is the 55th birthday of English author Neil Gaiman, best known for the comic book series The Sandman, and for his books Coraline and American Gods. Neil was born on November 10, 1960, and grew up in East Grinstead, West Sussex, England. … Continue reading

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Temporary server migration

Special Collections and McFarlin Library are undergoing a server migration today. Some of our finding aids may be unavailable due to link and directory changes. Never fear, however! Our manuscript and artefact collections are all still with us, and we … Continue reading

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How to Contact Special Collections

  Having difficulties contacting individual staff members at McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives? Well, we’re here to help with that! Below you will find the contact information for each staff member currently in Special Collections.   I. Marc … Continue reading

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Special Collections closing at 2pm on Friday, October 23

Special Collections will be closed this Friday, October 23 at 2pm in preparation for the University of Tulsa Homecoming celebration and football game beginning later in the afternoon. We will reopen on Monday, October 26 at 8am. Go Golden Hurricane!

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Fellows Dinner and the Riveting Maureen Corrigan

This past Thursday, October 15th, the University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives and McFarlin Fellows hosted a reception and dinner with a special appearance by book critic Maureen Corrigan. The evening began with a cocktail reception … Continue reading

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Tiny Books at TU

One of the lesser known gems of the University of Tulsa Special Collections is the small collection of miniature books. There are close to 230 volumes in the collection. These diminutive editions include religious, fictional, non-fictional, and poetic works. Some … Continue reading

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Henry B. Bass “Dear Everybody” Newsletters: An Oklahoman Point of View

Henry B. Bass was an Enid, Oklahoma contractor and an avid collector of poetry about Abraham Lincoln. Bass was elected into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1967. He was a nationally recognized authority on the Civil War. He also wrote … Continue reading

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Processing Dr. Marva Dawn’s Papers

The Welch Family Special Collection of Reformed and Renewal Theology was established in 2001 by Bill and Peggy Welch to gather together notable works of Christian Reformed and Renewal Theology as a gift to the community of Tulsa and to … Continue reading

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Closed Labor Day

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce that we will be closed next Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 8th.

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