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Europe, 1914: The Beginning

To commemorate the centenary of the Great War, McFarlin Library Department of Special Collections and University Archives will be hosting a number of exhibits from 2014-2018 focusing on different aspects of the war. The first exhibit in this series “Europe, … Continue reading

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Closed Friday, July 4, 2014

Special Collections will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014, in observance of Independence Day. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 7, 2014. Have a safe and fun Fourth of July!

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First Friday Exhibit and Bloomsday Celebration

Each year on June 16, people around the world celebrate one of the greatest works of modern literature: James Joyce’s Ulysses. Set on a single day in 1904 Dublin, the book follows in careful detail the rather uneventful life of … Continue reading

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Closed for Employee Appreciation Week and Memorial Day

Special Collections will be closed on May 23rd for The University of Tulsa’s Employee Appreciation Week. We will also be closed on May 26th in honor of Memorial Day.     Regular hours will continue before the 23rd and will … Continue reading

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Some minor departmental changes this summer

Over the summer, there have been a number of changes to the department: technological changes, changes to how we handle our materials and our clientele, and changes to security procedures. I want to stress that none of these changes are … Continue reading

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Donors and Acknowledgements

You may have noticed with the last posting that we’re making a small change to how we present information about the collections, and specifically new acquisitions. We are going to be acknowledging more clearly the donors who have made these … Continue reading

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Interesting blog effect

Since setting up this departmental blog, we’ve been getting a huge amount of comments, mostly spam. So a couple of weeks ago I set up a registration process for comments — and while that’s stopped the spam, I’ve only had … Continue reading

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The Jack H. and Tybie Davis Satin Rare Book Room

The Jack H. and Tybie Davis Satin Rare Book Room is our reading room where academics have come from all over the world to use our materials. The room was originally built in 1967 as part of the east wing … Continue reading

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Who are we and why are we here?

This is the initial entry for the new blog for the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa.  There may be some detail changes as things get settled with this journal. Just to give … Continue reading

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