Author Archives: Kelsey Hildebrand

About Kelsey Hildebrand

Kelsey is GA in the Special Collections department currently pursuing a Master's in Museum Science and Management.

American Woods

This week we had some visitors in the Special Collections Department! On Wednesday, Dr. Levetin brought her Plant Anatomy class here to the Special Collections department to view “American Woods” by Romelyn Beck Hough. She’s been bringing this class to … Continue reading

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Sverre Braathen Circus Collection

The Special Collections Department houses a sizeable amount of circus related materials in several collections. Today, I’m going to focus on one small collection that once belonged to Sverre and Faye Braathen. Sverre Braathen was an attorney by trade, but … Continue reading

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The Gertrude Stein Stein

As you may already know, the Special Collections Department houses a number of interesting objects. These objects are tucked away on the shelves with thousands of manuscripts, letters, and books. There is a lot of variety among these objects, we … Continue reading

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The Spotlight Theater: Home of America’s Longest Running Play

As a new Graduate Assistant at the Special Collections department, locating a single subject for a blog post was a very daunting task. This department houses hundreds of thousands of interesting pictures, books, manuscripts… How do I choose what to … Continue reading

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