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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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New librarian Melissa’s new office

Since this is my first blog post with Special Collections, I thought it would be nice to show some progress pictures of the construction that Physical Plant has been doing on my new office.  

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English Author Neil Gaiman Visits Special Collections

English author Neil Gaiman paid a special visit yesterday afternoon to the Department of Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Tulsa. Gaiman is known for his novel American Gods, his Sandman graphic novels, and his children’s book Coraline, … Continue reading

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Announcement: Welcoming Jenn Donner to Special Collections

The staff at Special Collections is very excited to announce the addition of a new special collections librarian, Jenn Donner. Jenn received a Bachelor’s degree in History from Lake Superior State in Michigan. After her Bachelors she worked to receive … 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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Factory House library

In 1982 McFarlin Library added a most unusual collection of nineteenth century fiction formed at the time the books were being published. In the early 1820s the merchants and wine-traders who had come from Britain and settled in Porto (also … Continue reading

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Sir Rupert Hart-Davis Collection

Sir Rupert Hart-Davis was a gentleman-publisher, author, editor and bibliophile. It has been said that nobody of Hart-Davis’s generation was so much at the heart of the English literary scene as he was. His careers in publishing, editing and writing … Continue reading

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