- McFarlin Library: A View from the Top | From McFarlin Tower on McFarlin Library blueprints are now available online
- Updated Digital Collections: Fall 2017 | From McFarlin Tower on World War I: 1917 – The Yanks are Coming exhibit
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko | From McFarlin Tower on Where did TU’s Picasso go?
- The Great War / World War I collections | From McFarlin Tower on Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg Collection
- Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads. | From McFarlin Tower on Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg Collection
Category Archives: Holiday
It’s That Time of Year!
December is upon us! December has been one of my favorite months for quite a long time because there are so many different things happening and so many people radiate the warmth and happiness of the holiday season. Some college … Continue reading
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Special Collections is closing at 10:45am for the long weekend
The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives will be closing today, Thursday, May 24, at 10:45am, for the annual staff picnic. Campus will be closing at 2pm for the long Memorial Day Weekend. We will reopen … Continue reading
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Christmas Cards from the Past
Christmas celebrations have been around for hundreds of years. They can be found all around the world, and differ from place to place. They range from fireworks, to parades, to concerts, to more personal celebrations such as family get-togethers. But … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, Holiday, McFarlin Library Tagged cards, celebrations, Christmas, Fred Graves, Jean Rhys, robert frost, sentiment, T.S. Eliot Leave a comment
The forgotten heroes: Dogs as soldiers
This November 11th marks the 91st official Armistice Day, better known as Veteran’s Day. The holiday dates back to November 11th, 1926, when Congress adopted a resolution in the summer of that year, requesting that the President honor the day … Continue reading
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The Special Collections department will be closing at 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 22rd for the holiday break. We will reopen again at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, January 3th. Have a safe and happy holiday season!
Closed for Thanksgiving 2016
McFarlin Library Special Collections will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday starting at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23 through Friday, November 25. We will reopen at our normal time on Monday, November 28. Have a safe and happy holiday.
Testing the blog platform.
As I have to test this, I might as well give us something to look at.
Posted in artwork, Collections, Holiday Tagged collections, Great War, history, photographs, World War I, World War One, WWI Leave a comment
Closed Monday, July 4, 2016
Special Collections will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016, in observance of Independence Day. We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, July 7, 2016. Have a safe and fun Fourth of July!
Edwardian Flirtations for Valentine’s Day
A charming glimpse into frivolous Edwardian literature and society is the small chapbook (a cheap publication intended to be thrown away) titled New Book of Flirtations: No. 18. Containing the Language of Postage Stamps All the Secret Signs, Insinuations, Invitations … Continue reading
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Christmas is a wonderful time of year. It is also an incredibly hectic time for many. Putting down the egg nog, iPad, and to do list is hard the week of Christmas. There are still presents to buy, family to … Continue reading