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New Art Piece in McFarlin Library

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is proud to announce the display of the piece titled Peoria Avenue #7 by TU faculty member Mark Lewis. Professor Lewis, a graduate from the Kansas City Art Institute … Continue reading

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Announcement: Anna Kavan at the Zarrow Art Center

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is proud to announce the opening of an exhibit featuring the works of Anna Kavan. The exhibit will be shown in the Sherman Smith Family Gallery at the Zarrow … Continue reading

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An American Visionary: Alexandre Hogue

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is proud to be a part of Corning, New York’s Rockwell Museum of Western Arts upcoming special exhibition titled An American Visionary: Alexandre Hogue, opening on Friday, September 27th, … Continue reading

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Ewa Monika Zebrowski: Finding Wyeth

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to cordially invite our students, faculty, patrons, and the community in general, to our new exhibition titled Finding Wyeth. Finding Wyeth is a photographic essay created by … Continue reading

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Visit from Students from the Zarrow Center for Art and Education Summer Camp

On Thursday, June 13th, 2013, the University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives welcomed two groups of very energetic young men and women in our facilities. These 8 and 11 year-olds are part of the Zarrow Center … Continue reading

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Yes! We Have Comic Books!

Popular Culture (commonly referred to as pop culture) is defined as the entirety of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, memes, images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of a given culture, especially Western culture of the early to mid 20th … Continue reading

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Anna Kavan

Self Portrait, by Anna Kavan. Coll. No. 80.29.1 Recent digitization work on the Special Collections fine art holdings has exposed the paintings and sketches of Anna Kavan (1904-1968), an enigmatic British author and painter who struggled with depression much of … Continue reading

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Now On Display: “Mask-arade!”

Special Collections graduate assistants Kyle Ripley and Kristina Rosenthal have recently researched and displayed a collection of Mexican dancing masks. These masks predate the founding of the Americas and illuminate the culture and traditions of Mexico’s earliest people. So, to … Continue reading

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Roger Easson Library of William Blake

Also featured are a number of first edition texts that include Blake’s original engravings, notably Robert Blair’s The Grave: A Poem and William Hayley’s Ballads: Founded on Anecdotes Relating to Animals. o One extraordinary acquisition is Edward Young’s The Complaint, … Continue reading

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Artwork showing

Although it is not what we are best known for, the Department of Special Collections and University Archives is responsible for much of the artwork that The University of Tulsa owns, and all that is in the McFarlin Library. We … Continue reading

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