Monthly Archives: February 2011

New Acquisition

In 2007, the Oklahoma Library Association held a celebration of a century of Librarianship since statehood, and created an award called the Library Legend Awards, giving out 100 retroactively (since then, one a year has been presented). McFarlin Library, The … Continue reading

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McFarlin Fellows welcome playwright Dr. David Feldshuh

On February 17, 2011, the McFarlin Fellows, in conjunction with Black History Month, welcome playwright David Feldshuh, Ph.D., M.D. Dr. Feldshuh is best known for his play Miss Evers’ Boys, which received the New American Play Award, was nominated for … Continue reading

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Nabokov’s butterflies

Nonfiction: Nabokov Theory on Butterfly Evolution Is Vindicated (The New York Times) What, might you ask, does this have to do with our collections? Not much, other than the books in the Edmund Wilson Collection signed with butterflies, such as … Continue reading

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New Acquisition

We’ve recently added 33 more issues of The Smart Set to our collection. The Smart Set was an American literary magazine that ran from 1900-1930. Contributing authors include F. Scott Fitzgerald, Willa Cather, Dorothy Parker, Sinclair Lewis, Dashiell Hammett, Aldous … Continue reading

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A History of a Riot: Tulsa, 1921-2011

Race riots have occurred in numerous cities across the United States including Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles, Louisville, and Washington D. C. Unfortunately, Tulsa also suffered from the blight of racism. In 1921, racial tensions in Tulsa … Continue reading

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Weather update

The University of Tulsa, and therefore Special Collections, will remain closed Thursday and Friday.

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Special Collections still closed

The weather is keeping the department closed for the time being. I am sorry for any inconvenience.

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