Category Archives: Collections
In 2010, the Department of Special Collections acquired a nursing journal and photograph album that belonged to Sister Alice Welford, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, during the First World War. The Alice Welford Archive. Coll No. 2010.064 has … Continue reading
Not a typo—The Book Detektive by Beach Cooke and Christopher Morley is a funny little package one of our students discovered in our uncataloged section recently. Produced in 1938, it was likely intended as a lighthearted miniature lending library system. It … Continue reading
As Department of Special Collections and University Archives is currently organizing the Arkansas Basin Development Association collection [Coll. No. 1991.007], Jennifer Carlson, a MSM Graduate Student intern chanced upon an image, originally on a 35mm slide, of the Space Shuttle Enterprise being barged along … Continue reading
Special Collections has recently acquired an artist book created by Christine Kermaire. Schengen’s Kit: Rules and advices for survival of refugees at sea was inspired by Kermaire’s experiences while on a boat in Greece during the summer and fall of … Continue reading
Browsing the shelves on the fifth floor of the University of Tulsa’s Special Collections, I found a little 4 ½ inch blue covered book titled True politeness: A hand-book of etiquette for ladies. The author attribution is “by an American … Continue reading
This week the department of Special Collections and University Archives has acquired a set of 24 cabinet card mounted photographs mostly taken in Indian and Oklahoma Territories and generally of Native American related subjects. The collection was assembled by Esther … Continue reading
This morning the Department of Special Collections and University Archives appeared in the Tulsa World in an article about the E. Nelson Bridwell Collections (1989.001). The article may be found at here.