Monthly Archives: February 2016

Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, several batches of photographs have been added to our WWI photographs digital collections site in February. Specifically these are: WWI photographs, 1918-1935. Coll No. 2001.073. … Continue reading

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What Good Is A Newborn Baby? – Benjamin Franklin and his works

Anyone who is familiar with that phrase, would be so with Dr. Benjamin Franklin’s satirical style of writing that examined the political, personal, and social issues of the time.  Among his many other interests as a politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, … Continue reading

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World War I Sheet Music

Quite a few of our recent blog entries have focused on books. I’m excited for these blogs because so many are unaware of the vast array of books we have available. The history and knowledge in the Special Collections stacks … Continue reading

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Edwardian Flirtations for Valentine’s Day

A charming glimpse into frivolous Edwardian  literature and society is the small chapbook (a cheap publication intended to be thrown away) titled New Book of Flirtations: No. 18. Containing the Language of Postage Stamps All the Secret Signs, Insinuations, Invitations … Continue reading

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Joyce’s 134th birthday!

February 2, 2016 marks the 134th birthday of James Joyce. Irish novelist and poet James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) is considered by many to be one of the most important Modernist author, and one … Continue reading

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Daniel Teoli photography book of Bikers’ Mardi Gras

Special Collections has recently acquired a book of photographs by Daniel Teoli, a social documentarian. The book is titled Bikers’ Mardi Gras, and it features motorcycle clubs and enthusiasts celebrating Mardi Gras throughout the United States between the years 2012 and 2015. The … Continue reading

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New in Digital Collections: January 2016

Special Collections added new materials to our digital collections site in January. We added a 1971 special issue of Oklahoma Impact Magazine with articles and interviews to our Tulsa Race Relations and Greenwood Cultural Materials section. Our collection of 300 … Continue reading

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