Monthly Archives: August 2013

Seamus Heaney Noted Irish Poet Dies

Seamus Heaney, at the age of 74, died this morning at a hospital in Dublin after complications from a short illness. “Heaney was widely recognized as one of the major poets of the twentieth century. Heaney attracted a readership on … Continue reading

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New Acquisition: “Poems by John Donne with Elegies on the Authors Death”

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives recently acquired a posthumous publication of poet John Donne’s work. The book, first published in 1633, features a series of poems and sonnets that had never been published together, … Continue reading

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New Acquisition: “The “Knights of Liberty” mob and the I.W.W. Prisoners at Tulsa, Okla.

In 1917, the United Stated entered the Great War, and the Bolshevik revolution in Russia had a number of ripple effects throughout American society, ultimately culminating in the Red Scare of 1919-1921.  In Oklahoma, this highly patriotic anti-radicalism took several … Continue reading

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