Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Birthday Richard Ellmann

On March 15th most people think of the Ides of March and Julius Caesar’s death. However, it is also the birthday of literary biographer Richard Ellmann. Ellmann is widely known in the literary community for his works on James Joyce, … Continue reading

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Sapulpa Public School Students Visit Special Collections

On March 14th, the University of Tulsa‚Äôs Department of Special Collections and University Archives welcomed a group twelve middle-school students from Sapulpa Public Schools who were visiting our campus. Their visit was hosted by the Head Librarian of Special Collections, … Continue reading

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New Captivity Narrative

Recently, the department of Special Collections acquired a very interesting document. The broadside titled Murder by the Indians of a Mother and Ten Children tells the captivity story of William Bond and his family in Louisiana in early 1809, published … Continue reading

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