Monthly Archives: April 2011

Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg Collection

In 1917, a group of volunteers was formed from the Tulsa Ambulance Company and was adopted into federal service as a unit of the National Guard. It quickly became Oklahoma Ambulance Company No. 1, and then Company 167, 117th Sanitary … Continue reading

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New Acquisition

During Merlin Holland’s recent visit, the author presented the library with a copy of Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis, published by the British Library in 2000. This facsimile edition was published on the one-hundredth anniversary of Wilde’s death. The library’s special … Continue reading

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Offsite Storage for McFarlin

In the past decades, the stacks of McFarlin Library have become full of materials, and as is common in the academic library world, the University has acquired an offsite storage area. As mentioned in a previous blog entry, The Department … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions

Since the beginning of the year, we’ve made a few more acquisitions that may be of interest. Unfortunately, we have neglected to mention them here. A photograph of Battery D 37th Artillery, C.A.C. (2011.001), photographer Irving I. Underhill. A photograph … Continue reading

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McFarlin Fellows welcome author Merlin Holland

On April 12, 2011, the McFarlin Fellows welcome author, biographer and editor Merlin Holland, presented by the Darcy O’Brien Endowed Chair. Holland, the only grandson of Oscar Wilde, was brought up and educated in England and spent a fragmented life … Continue reading

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