Monthly Archives: September 2011

Merlin Holland

On April 12, 2011, Merlin Holland returned to the University of Tulsa as the distinguished guest speaker for the McFarlin Fellows dinner. During this event, Mr. Holland surprised the university by gifting Special Collections with a facsimile of Oscar Wilde’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Banned Books Week

Stop by the Department of Special Collections to see our Banned Books Week display:The Best Novels of the 20th Century: Banned and Challenged. Books were selected from the Banned and/or Challenged Books from the Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

City of Broken Arrow records

Continuing our history of trying to help out local communities, the Department of Special Collections has volunteered to assist the city of Broken Arrow with a digitization project, preserving century-old city records. This is not the first time that we … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Administrative note

You may have noticed that this blog was down for 24 hours. This was due to a server issue that has now been cleared up. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Flannery O’Connor Correspondence

Also included in this collection are a program for the 1963 commencement of Smith College at which O’Connor was awarded a Doctor of Letters degree and a photograph of O’Connor with Thomas Corwin Mendenhall, College President.

Posted in Collections | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Underground Railroad

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Civil War materials

As mentioned in a previous post Contributing to the Ozark Civil War project, we have been collaborating with the Springfield-Greene County Library District on digital projects relating to the Civil War. We now have items posted to the Civil War … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Roger Easson Library of William Blake

Also featured are a number of first edition texts that include Blake’s original engravings, notably Robert Blair’s The Grave: A Poem and William Hayley’s Ballads: Founded on Anecdotes Relating to Animals. o One extraordinary acquisition is Edward Young’s The Complaint, … Continue reading

Posted in artwork, Collections | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

WordPress experiment

We’ve made some adjustments to how this blog reacts to and handles spam, so as a test, I have disabled the requirement to register for comments. Please feel free to make comments so we can see how it works.

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

The Henneke Archives of Performing Arts

Posted in Collections, Guide to Literary and Related Materials, History | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment