Monthly Archives: February 2013

New Books

Our newest purchases are now ready for use! Come see an assortment of fine press books, with heavy representation from the Incline Press. The Incline Press of Oldham, England has been publishing books since 1993. With six printing presses and … Continue reading

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McFarlin Fellows Dinner: An Evening with Dame Antonia Byatt

The University of Tulsa was graced with the presence of English novelist, poet, and Booker Prize winner Dame Antonia Byatt on the evening of February 21st, at this year’s first Fellows Dinner. Dame Antonia, who writes under the nom de … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Aerospace and Aviation Industries in Oklahoma

Many people outside the state of Oklahoma do not realize the role the Sooner State has played in the history of the aerospace and aviation industries in the United States. Since World War II, Oklahoma has been one of the … Continue reading

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Roger Easson Library of William Blake mention

The Roger Easson Library of William Blake held here at Special Collections was mentioned this morning by the donor on his blog.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at Special Collections! Special Collections is full of romantic poetry, novels, greeting cards, and even song books. Since today is the day of love the special collections department wants to take some time … Continue reading

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Release of Woody Guthrie’s Only Novel, House of Earth

The literary world is celebrating the recent publication of acclaimed singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie’s posthumous novel, House of Earth, Guthrie’s sole foray into prose. The novel, published from a manuscript housed in McFarlin Library’s Special Collections, was edited and published by … Continue reading

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Winter Poetry

Although Oklahoma’s Winter weather is amazingly diverse, having 70 degree weather one day and 30 degrees the next, most of the United States is “enjoying” very cold, snowy, and sometimes dreary winter days. In the cold and dreariness of winter … Continue reading

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