Monthly Archives: January 2011

Weather Report

Because of the weather, the university (and so Special Collections) will be closed tomorrow, February 1, 2011.

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The Reader

Rodger Jacobsen’s The Reader (2010) is the latest work of art to make its home at McFarlin. Located in the Frances O’Hornett Grand Foyer, the bronze statue welcomes patrons to the library.

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New Acquisition

What’s the difference between a hobo, a tramp, and a bum? Find out in The Milk and Honey Route: A Handbook for Hobos by Dean Stiff (pseud. of Nels Anderson); illustrated by Ernie Bushmiller (1931). A humorous guide compiled after … Continue reading

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Alexandre Hogue exhibit opens

“Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary–Paintings and Works on Paper” is currently on exhibit at the Art Museum of South Texas through April 3, 2011.  Hogue, head of the art department at The University of Tulsa from 1945-63, is known for … Continue reading

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Update on moving

The Pottery collections (Henry McPherson, Quintus Herron, F. E. McEvoy, and Rennard Strickland) have been moved to remote storage. They remain available for use, with advanced notice.

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Donors and Acknowledgements

You may have noticed with the last posting that we’re making a small change to how we present information about the collections, and specifically new acquisitions. We are going to be acknowledging more clearly the donors who have made these … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions

We have recently acquired the following items: Papers from the First Zionist Congress in Basel.-. 1-yi Vsemirno-Evreiskii Kongress’ Sionistov v Bazele 17/29, 18/30, i 19/31 Augusta 1897 g. 48 pp. papers (in Russian) from the first Zionist Congress, intended to … Continue reading

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