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Dr. Samuel G. Kennedy Scrapbook

In 1891, Dr. Samuel Kennedy and his brother, Dr. James Kennedy, came to the Oklahoma Territory, which had recently opened for settlement, and set up a medical practice in the fledgling Village of Tulsa. The young doctors became the pioneer … 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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John Steinbeck manuscript “His Father”

The department recently purchased John Steinbeck’s 4-page manuscript for the semi-autobiographical short story “His Father,” which was first published in the September 1949 issue of Reader’s Digest. It tells the story of a young boy who is bullied by neighborhood … Continue reading

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Spanish documents

The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, department of Special Collections holds some interesting items. This week we have been working on digitizing and uploading to our digital collections site some of our documents in Spanish. We do not have a … Continue reading

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The Henneke Archives of Performing Arts

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Manuscripts and Correspondence

Literary correspondence often illuminates the world surrounding the writer and reveals how that world impinges upon the writer’s work. Such significance is clearly evident in the letters that came with the Cyril Connolly library, which includes correspondence with Logan Pearsall … Continue reading

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A TU History Mystery: Lost Manuscript Found!

In 1997, while working in TU’s Special Collections, Oxford scholar Kathryn Laing made a remarkable discovery—a previously unknown manuscript for the first novel by writer Rebecca West. The Sentinel: An Incomplete Early Novel by Rebecca West was published by the … Continue reading

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