Tag Archives: WWI

Alice Welford Archive

In 2010, the Department of Special Collections acquired a nursing journal and photograph album that belonged to Sister Alice Welford, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, during the First World War. The Alice Welford Archive. Coll No. 2010.064 has … Continue reading

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New Acquisition

The Department of Special Collections has received this recently published booklet.  Lucy London, Women Casualties of the Great War in Military Cemeteries. Volume 1: Belgium and France. (D628.W66 2016). This is the first of an expected series that will record … Continue reading

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On this day: March 11

In 1818, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was first published. Our three-volume first edition copy here at Special Collections is a particular favorite, and we make sure to point it out in tours. In 1918, a soldier at Fort Riley, Kansas, reported a headache, … Continue reading

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A new WWI Digital Collections upload.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, we are trying to find ways to include documents as well as photographs online. Because of the software we use, it is difficult to have … Continue reading

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Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, several batches of photographs have been added to our WWI photographs digital collections site in February. Specifically these are: WWI photographs, 1918-1935. Coll No. 2001.073. … Continue reading

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New in Digital Collections: January 2016

Special Collections added new materials to our digital collections site in January. We added a 1971 special issue of Oklahoma Impact Magazine with articles and interviews to our Tulsa Race Relations and Greenwood Cultural Materials section. Our collection of 300 … Continue reading

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New Acquisition

Confederate Veterans Encampment Photographs, 2015.056 Between 24 and 27 September 1918 the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma hosted a Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans, and other affiliated organizations. This reunion was an important milestone for the city, with the city … Continue reading

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The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment Exhibit Extended

By popular demand, Special Collections and University Archives has extended the latest exhibit ‘The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment’ until August 31, 2015. This exhibit can be viewed Monday through Fridays from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Centenary of the Somme

The battlefield near Courcelette The Battle of the Somme was one of the bloodiest offensives of the First World War beginning a hundred years ago today. Between 1 July and 18 November 1916 more than a million men were killed … Continue reading

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The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives presents The Great War, 1915: Entrenchment, an exhibit focusing on the second year of World War I. Featuring photographs, artefacts, and books from a variety of World War I collections held by … Continue reading

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