Tag Archives: Libraries

Our Claw-some Cat Collections

McFarlin Special Collection and University Archives houses many author’s personal papers and manuscripts. Recently I discovered that a popular topic amongst writers was their interest in cats. The first author that came to mind when I thought about this close-knitted … Continue reading

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Perry Douglas Erwin letters

McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives has an extensive World War I Collection. Our department has been collecting World War I material since the 1970s with the acquisition of hundreds of unit histories and other books comprising the original … Continue reading

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Malaeska, the Indian Wife of the White Hunter

A hundred and fifty-six years ago today, a new literary format was unveiled.  The Dime Novel was born in an attempt by the publishers Erastus and Irwin Beadle to make money on inexpensive, ephemeral literature entitled Beadle’s Dime Novels.  The … Continue reading

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New acquisition, Jack C. Rea library of Science Fiction

The staff recently began moving in the Jack C. Rea Library of Science Fiction, approximately 81 linear feet of hard cover first editions and first bound editions of the works of Science Fiction authors from the 1930s to the 1990s.  … 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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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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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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The Rush Greenslade Library

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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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Closure for July 4th

The Department of Special Collections, as well as the rest of the McFarlin Library, will be closed Monday, July 4 for Independence Day. We will see you Tuesday morning.

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