Monthly Archives: November 2015

Closing Notice for Thanksgiving Break

Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Tulsa will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, for the Thanksgiving Break. We will reopen on Monday, November 30 at 8am.

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Happy Holidays and more!

When we think postcards, we think Holiday season. With the festive season around the corner, it may be interesting to shift our attention to postcards in this entry of our weekly blog. As technology dominates our lives in this digital … Continue reading

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Bitter Tears: a Photographic Perspective on the Wounded Knee Occupation

On Sunday, November 15 from 2-5pm, Special Collections will be exhibiting a series of 15 photographs of the Wounded Knee Occupation donated to the department by Kent Frizzell. The exhibit is available to view at the Woody Guthrie Center and … Continue reading

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George Bernard Shaw Ephemera

Nearly everyone has heard of George Bernard Shaw. If not, typically the titles  Pygmalion (later made into the famous My Fair Lady film), The Importance of Being Ernest, or Man and Superman ring a bell. Known for his searing wit and biting social commentary, it is easy … Continue reading

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Birthday for November 10: Neil Gaiman

Today is the 55th birthday of English author Neil Gaiman, best known for the comic book series The Sandman, and for his books Coraline and American Gods. Neil was born on November 10, 1960, and grew up in East Grinstead, West Sussex, England. … Continue reading

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Temporary server migration

Special Collections and McFarlin Library are undergoing a server migration today. Some of our finding aids may be unavailable due to link and directory changes. Never fear, however! Our manuscript and artefact collections are all still with us, and we … Continue reading

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How to Contact Special Collections

  Having difficulties contacting individual staff members at McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives? Well, we’re here to help with that! Below you will find the contact information for each staff member currently in Special Collections.   I. Marc … Continue reading

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New in Digital Collections: October 2015 Update

Special Collections at the University of Tulsa has added some new sets of items to the Digital Collections items page. Historical Manuscripts has been updated with handwritten manuscripts by Auguste-Denis Fougeroux de Bondaroy, a botanist and engineer. The manuscripts are in … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time at the University of Tulsa

Most Americans are familiar with the traditional western European tales–mainly from the works authored, compiled, and translated by the Grimm brothers, Hans Christian Anderson, Charles Perrault, and Andrew Lang. Fairy tales are evident in almost every culture around the world. … Continue reading

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