Monthly Archives: September 2020

The Stephen Crane Collection

One of my favorite things to do is catalog our unprocessed collections, creating a finding aid by describing each item in each folder in each box of a particular collection…it’s often tedious, but nerd that I am, I often love … Continue reading

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Tulsa and the Art Deco Scene

The oil boom of the 1920s put Tulsa on the map at roughly the same time that a brand new design style began to appear. This description from the Encyclopedia Britannica sums it up quite nicely, I think. Art Deco … Continue reading

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John W. Shleppey travel and menu collection

The University of Tulsa McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives are pleased to announce that the John W. Shleppey travel and menu collection has been fully processed and made available for full digital access through our website. Just click … Continue reading

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Edith Autograph Book

Happy Friday all! Today is my birthday so I wanted to make a quick little post about a cool little birthday book that we have in our archives. Did you know that autograph books have been around for centuries? They … Continue reading

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The Spartan School of Aeronautics

In honor of their upcoming 92nd anniversary, today‚Äôs blog post is about the Spartan College of Aviation. We have a photo album from their early years containing photos of the pilots and planes that made up the program in the … Continue reading

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