Monthly Archives: November 2011
The Department of Special Collections will be closed Wednesday, November 23-Friday, November 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Dr. Brian Hosmer serves as the H.G. Barnard Associate Professor of Western American History at the University of Tulsa. Prior to joining TU, he served as Director of the Newberry Library’s D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian Studies Consortium. He … Continue reading
Professor Kirsten Olds’s class on the History of Photos and Video has done a presentation in our exhibit cases that will be up throughout the rest of the fall 2011 semester, utilizing images from our collections. The displays are: Display … Continue reading
A courageous solider, his bravery during the Battle of Antietam earned him a promotion; later in the war, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for attacking Confederate positions in Alabama. After the Civil War, he was involved in border … Continue reading
The modern era of the military, beginning with the Vietnamese Conflict and stretching through the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts, is so far sparsely represented, but we are acquiring as we can. The Vietnam era was a fertile time for literature, … Continue reading
Next Friday is Veterans Day, and in honor of that we will posting an entry a day on our little known, but broad military collections. We have diaries, letters, poetry, photographs and albums, artifacts, artwork, unit histories, sheet music, maps, … Continue reading