Category Archives: General

Technical Difficulties

Due to technical difficulties, ‘From McFarlin Tower’ was inaccessible from July 13-22. The blog is now back up and running smoothly. New blog postings will appear soon.

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Friday closing changes

McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives will be closed on the following dates: Friday, June 26 Friday, July 3 Friday, July 10 We will reopen each following Monday.

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New librarian Melissa’s new office

Since this is my first blog post with Special Collections, I thought it would be nice to show some progress pictures of the construction that Physical Plant has been doing on my new office.  

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Closure

Due to a power outage, special collections is closed, Tuesday, May 12. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

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New Special Collections Librarian, Melissa Kunz, joins department

The staff at McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives is very excited to announce the addition of a new Special Collections Librarian, Melissa Kunz. Melissa received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hendrix College in Arkansas. After receiving … Continue reading

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McFarlin Fellows Event with Historian Dr. Geoffrey Wawro

The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives and McFarlin Fellows hosted a reception and dinner this past Thursday, April 16th, with guest speaker Dr. Geoffrey Wawro.  The evening began with a cocktail reception on the Albert … Continue reading

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Department in Transition, Part 1

The office of McFarlin Library Special Collections is currently in a state of transition. In preparation of adding a new office for a new Special Collections Librarian, the fabulous staff and students have been working hard to rearrange areas of … Continue reading

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Dime Novels: Potboilers in American History

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives at McFarlin Library is currently reliving the thrills of the sensational dime novels, staples of American popular culture. The Department boasts a collection of over 4000 dime novels, with the latest acquisition … Continue reading

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127th Anniversary of A Study in Scarlet

This month we celebrate the 127th anniversary of the publication of the novel A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This novel presents the first appearance of beloved literary characters Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler, John … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Margaret Anderson!

November 26th marks the birth of one of the early supporters of modernism, Margaret Anderson. Anderson founded the Little Review in 1914, a publication notable for being a venue for the more experimental and risqué works by writers such as … Continue reading

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