Monthly Archives: September 2015
TU Special Collections owns an impressive assortment of Playbill theater programs gathered from several donor gifts and acquisitions, related to productions that ran in theater houses from across the U.S. Currently we are organizing and taking inventory of the individual … Continue reading
It is common to think that three-dimensional images were an invention of the very recent past. However, the art of producing 3D images seem had been mastered decades back. The first patented stereoscope was invented by Sir Charles Wheatstone in … Continue reading
Confederate Veterans Encampment Photographs, 2015.056 Between 24 and 27 September 1918 the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma hosted a Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans, and other affiliated organizations. This reunion was an important milestone for the city, with the city … Continue reading
The University of Tulsa and McFarlin Library’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is proud to announce it’s latest exhibit titled “History of Photography: Culture and Interpretation.” Beginning on September 10th and extending through December 21st, 2015, the exhibit … Continue reading
The Welch Family Special Collection of Reformed and Renewal Theology was established in 2001 by Bill and Peggy Welch to gather together notable works of Christian Reformed and Renewal Theology as a gift to the community of Tulsa and to … Continue reading
Special Collections recently acquired the story outline for a film version of Heart of Darkness that was written by Orson Welles in the late 1930s—originally intended to be his first major picture. He wrote a full screenplay, but executives at RKO Studios thought … Continue reading
The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce that we will be closed next Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 8th.