Monthly Archives: August 2018

A new article about the late Sir V. S. Naipaul

TU houses the late Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul’s entire archive

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Tulsa Municipal Airport Ledger books

On August 28, 1963, Tulsa’s airport name was changed from Tulsa Municipal Airport to Tulsa International Airport. Today marks the 55th anniversary of the switch. TIA has gone through many changes and renovations over the years, but it started as … Continue reading

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‘F.R. first gift of ephemera.’

There is a particular fascination from modern day society with both World War I and World War II. Whether it is the old photographs, the soldier’s outfits or the patriotic propaganda posters, there is almost always something that can pique … Continue reading

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Anamorphic Art: Illustrations Come to Life

The short story, Direction of the Road, written by Ursula K. Le Guin caught my interest while exploring Special Collections earlier in the week. American writer Ursula K. Le Guin was born in 1929 in Berkeley, California. She attended Radcliffe … Continue reading

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Sir V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) Naipaul

Post by Tracy Ashby Nobel laureate Sir V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) Naipaul died in his London home on Saturday August 11, 2018 at age 85. He was known for his fiction and non-fiction novels, travel writings and essays, and autobiographic … Continue reading

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Bert Hebbes WWI Letters archive, Coll No. 2007.017

Post by intern Tracy Ashby In 2007, the Department of Special Collections acquired a collection of letters that belonged to Bert Hebbes, a British Rifleman during the First World War. The Bert Hebbes WWI Letters archive, Coll No. 2007.017 is … Continue reading

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Administrative Note

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