Monthly Archives: February 2012

McFarlin Fellows welcome senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown is co-anchor and senior correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, public television’s prestigious nightly news program viewed by millions nationally and abroad. In a career spanning more than twenty years at the NewsHour, Brown has interviewed numerous leading American … Continue reading

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Special Collections Graduate Assistantship

Interested in working in Special Collections? The department will be hiring a new graduate assistant in the fall. To apply, please forward your Curriculum Vitae and a short letter of interest, stating your academic interests and progress towards degree as … Continue reading

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Departmental Closure

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives will be open by appointment only next week, February 27-March 2, as we work at our offsite storage facility. Please call 918-631-2496 or email speccoll [at] gmail [dot] com to schedule an … Continue reading

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Rebecca West

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Recent Acquisitions

Want to see what’s new in Special Collections? Following are purchases and gifts acquired over the past few months. Collections William Trevor letters (Coll. no. 2011.058): Editorial correspondence spanning nearly 20 years from William Trevor to Corlies Smith, Kathryn Court, … Continue reading

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Department Closure

The Department of Special Collections will be closed tomorrow, Friday February 10, during the middle of the day. We are hosting a small group of Tulsa area Special Collections, Archives and Museum folks for a short meet-n-greet. If you need … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Boz!

In 1828, Dickens began work as a reporter, after teaching himself shorthand. While his journalism career steadily improved, Dickens began contributing short stories to the Chronicle using the pseudonym “Boz.” Dickens was approached to write a story that would be … Continue reading

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Early University History, Part 1. Before Henry Kendall College.

As we are digitizing images from the University’s Archives, which can be seen on our ContentDM service McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections, Digital Collections, we are rediscovering interesting material about the early history of The University of Tulsa, and … Continue reading

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Stephen Crane

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Happy birthday to James Joyce!

Today marks the 130th birthday of James Joyce. The Department of Special Collections is renowned for its extensive Joyceana holdings, including the Harriet Shaw Weaver library, the Paul & Lucie Léon collection of James Joyce (Coll. No. 1984.005), and various … Continue reading

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