Category Archives: News

The History of Tulsa High School Newspaper

  The University of Tulsa Special Collections and University Archives houses more than just books. When looking through our oversize collection this week, I came across a folder titled Tom-Tom and, of course, I was curious as to what was … Continue reading

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Graduate Assistants

This past spring, we lost two of our Graduate (Administrative) Assistant, Joey Petross and Abhinaya K. Rangarajan to graduation. They had been with us for several years and were doing exemplary work and will be greatly missed. Joey, who received … 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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Historical photograph of the Space Shuttle Enterprise

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

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New appearance

You may notice some changes to the appearance of this blog.  We are attempting to make it appear more in line with the University’s current standards.

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Special Collections in the news

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.

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McFarlin Fellows Event, February 25th 2016

Also by Jennifer Carlson and Abhinaya Rangarajan. The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives and the McFarlin Fellows hosted a reception and dinner Thursday, February 25th. The speaker for this event was TU’s own Dr. Robert … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Jenn Donner

Ok-ACRL, the Oklahoma Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries, has named Jennifer Donner, one of our Special Collections Librarians, as a member of its Board of Directors. The Board plans the annual conference and handles any chapter … 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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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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