Tag Archives: popular culture

Special Collections’ Woody Guthrie Manuscript on Exhibit

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is proud to be collaborating with the Woody Guthrie Center in the exhibit of the original typed manuscript of Woody Guthrie’s only novel House of Earth. The manuscript, on … Continue reading

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Rare Vintage Cameras at Special Collections

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is much more than just a place where rare books and manuscripts are stored. In our mission to be the most effective and efficient research tool we can be … Continue reading

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McFarlin Fellows Event

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives, and McFarlin Fellows is holding and eventon Thursday, February 20th in honor of TU’s very own Professor Joseph Kestner. Dr. Kestner serves as McFarlin Professor of English and Professor … Continue reading

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Posting on behalf of KWGS 89.5 FM

At The University of Tulsa’s KWGS 89.5, we are researching and producing a radio documentary on old-fashioned soda pop or soft drinks. Are there any flavors that you recall, perhaps as a child, that are no longer being made?  Do … Continue reading

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New Dime Novels at Special Collections

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce the acquisition of two new dime novels to our holdings. Dime novels are a staple of American popular culture, and the precursors of today’s mass … Continue reading

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Graham Greene’s Birthday

Today we commemorate the birthday of English writer, playwright and literary critic Graham Greene. Greene’s works delved into the ambivalent moral and political issues of contemporary culture, and his works were permeated by Catholic religious themes, as seen in his … Continue reading

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Yes! We Have Comic Books!

Popular Culture (commonly referred to as pop culture) is defined as the entirety of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, memes, images, and other phenomena that are within the mainstream of a given culture, especially Western culture of the early to mid 20th … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions

  An essay on the art of ingeniously tormenting : with proper rules for the exercise of that pleasant art, humbly addressed in the first part, to the master, husband, &c, in the second part to the wife, friend, &c, … Continue reading

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The Tage la Cour Collection of Popular Fiction

In 1979, Special Collection acquired the Tage la Cour library of popular fiction. This library is made up of detective novels, western novels, science fiction, and other works that are often classified as ‘entertainments.’ The authors represented range from P. … Continue reading

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