Monthly Archives: November 2010
Our department is fortunate enough to have a growing collection of artists’ books. A number of these works by female artists investigate the concepts of beauty and femininity. During a recent show-and-tell, we brought out Tamar Stone’s The Rational Corset … Continue reading
Some new acquisitions here in the Department: Le Pays de France. Organe des États Généraux du Tourisme. Year 1, no. 1 (August 1914) – Year 5, no. 219 (December 1918). 219 issues (ca. 16-20 pp. each) of the French weekly … Continue reading
To recap: In 1990, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Pub.L. 101-601, 104 Stat. 3048, also known as NAGPRA, was passed. This requires federal agencies and institutions that receive federal funding to return Native American cultural items (include … Continue reading
In 1997, while working in TU’s Special Collections, Oxford scholar Kathryn Laing made a remarkable discovery—a previously unknown manuscript for the first novel by writer Rebecca West. The Sentinel: An Incomplete Early Novel by Rebecca West was published by the … Continue reading
The latest acquisition of artists books: Riker, Maryann J. Imagination navigation. Phillipsburg, NJ: Maryann Riker, 2010. N7433.4 R55 I43 2010 Art Zimmermann, Philip. Sanctus sonorensis. Tucson, Ariz.: Spaceheater Editions, 2006-2009. N7433.4.Z55 S36 2009 Art Bailey, Alicia. Lipstips. Lake City, Colo.: … Continue reading
Several years ago, we acquired a new remote storage facility for the library. It took a while to get it revved up, but for the last year or so the rest of the library has been sending over their materials … Continue reading
1928: First major collection purchased. 1930: Alice Mary Robertson, mission schoolteacher, Muskogee postmistress and the second woman elected to Congress, gives personal and family papers. 1940s: Tulsa Bibliographies, a group of book collectors, developed personal collections that established TU’s holdings … Continue reading
A recent acquisition is a copy of the Spring, 1912 edition of The Lantern, a literary magazine published at Bryn Mawr. It contains two items by Marianne Moore, “Leaves of a magazine” and “Talisman”.
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