Tag Archives: Libraries
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
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.
In 2007, the Oklahoma Library Association held a celebration of a century of Librarianship since statehood, and created an award called the Library Legend Awards, giving out 100 retroactively (since then, one a year has been presented). McFarlin Library, The … Continue reading
The title of this entry may seem a little odd to people who are familiar with the collections, that we don’t actually have an Indian Museum collection. And of course, they’d be correct. In 1929, however, things were different. The … Continue reading
Several years ago, we acquired a new remote storage facility for the library. It took a while to get it revved up, but for the last year or so the rest of the library has been sending over their materials … Continue reading
1928: First major collection purchased. 1930: Alice Mary Robertson, mission schoolteacher, Muskogee postmistress and the second woman elected to Congress, gives personal and family papers. 1940s: Tulsa Bibliographies, a group of book collectors, developed personal collections that established TU’s holdings … Continue reading