Monthly Archives: September 2011
On April 12, 2011, Merlin Holland returned to the University of Tulsa as the distinguished guest speaker for the McFarlin Fellows dinner. During this event, Mr. Holland surprised the university by gifting Special Collections with a facsimile of Oscar Wilde’s … Continue reading
Stop by the Department of Special Collections to see our Banned Books Week display:The Best Novels of the 20th Century: Banned and Challenged. Books were selected from the Banned and/or Challenged Books from the Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels … Continue reading
Continuing our history of trying to help out local communities, the Department of Special Collections has volunteered to assist the city of Broken Arrow with a digitization project, preserving century-old city records. This is not the first time that we … Continue reading
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Also included in this collection are a program for the 1963 commencement of Smith College at which O’Connor was awarded a Doctor of Letters degree and a photograph of O’Connor with Thomas Corwin Mendenhall, College President.
As mentioned in a previous post Contributing to the Ozark Civil War project, we have been collaborating with the Springfield-Greene County Library District on digital projects relating to the Civil War. We now have items posted to the Civil War … Continue reading
Also featured are a number of first edition texts that include Blake’s original engravings, notably Robert Blair’s The Grave: A Poem and William Hayley’s Ballads: Founded on Anecdotes Relating to Animals. o One extraordinary acquisition is Edward Young’s The Complaint, … Continue reading
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