Category Archives: Collections

Tulsa’s Phenomenal Naval Psychologist

I have spent the last few months combing through our digital files to ensure their organization and uniformity when I work from home. This has given me the chance to look in depth at the scanned images of each and … Continue reading

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Midterms Memories

Midterms have come and gone, and while I don’t have any traditional exams as a grad student, I’m still incredibly busy at this halfway point. My two children are in school and we just had our first ever virtual parent-teacher … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Post Cards and Road Trips

I moved to Tulsa exactly 14 months ago, but I haven’t begun to explore anything beyond Tulsa. I’ve enjoyed the scenery along the Muskogee Turnpike and I-40 on the few trips I’ve made back to Arkansas, but I haven’t even … Continue reading

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State Park Brochures in the Oklahoma Collection

In our office, you would not notice the seasons passing, but I cannot help but be excited that fall is finally here! It is time for this graduate student to find some free time, get out her hiking boots, and … Continue reading

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The Stephen Crane Collection

One of my favorite things to do is catalog our unprocessed collections, creating a finding aid by describing each item in each folder in each box of a particular collection…it’s often tedious, but nerd that I am, I often love … Continue reading

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John W. Shleppey travel and menu collection

The University of Tulsa McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives are pleased to announce that the John W. Shleppey travel and menu collection has been fully processed and made available for full digital access through our website. Just click … Continue reading

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Pawnee Bill and Collections Acquisitions

I am so excited to be back at work in the Special Collections department! I hope everyone has had an enjoyable summer. My husband and I bought a house, so Tulsa is officially home for me! We also celebrated our … Continue reading

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Call for Donations for University of Tulsa “Living through Covid-19” collection

This is a historic opportunity to add your personal perspective to the narrative of how future generations will learn and research about this pandemic. The purpose of this collection will be to document how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting everyone on … Continue reading

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Spiro Mounds and Oklahoma Archaeology

Archaeology is a fascinating subject and Oklahoma has a rather a wild archaeological history, primarily because of the Spiro Mounds site, just across the border from Fort Smith, Arkansas. I grew up in the area near Spiro but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Alice Welford WW1 photograph album and military nursing lecture journal

Did you know that you can access some of our collections without leaving your computer? We are adding items to our digital materials archive daily. Some digital items are stand alone, while others are parts of larger collections. Today, I’m … Continue reading

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