Monthly Archives: March 2016
The staff recently began moving in the Jack C. Rea Library of Science Fiction, approximately 81 linear feet of hard cover first editions and first bound editions of the works of Science Fiction authors from the 1930s to the 1990s. … Continue reading
Browsing the shelves on the fifth floor of the University of Tulsa’s Special Collections, I found a little 4 ½ inch blue covered book titled True politeness: A hand-book of etiquette for ladies. The author attribution is “by an American … Continue reading
This week the department of Special Collections and University Archives has acquired a set of 24 cabinet card mounted photographs mostly taken in Indian and Oklahoma Territories and generally of Native American related subjects. The collection was assembled by Esther … Continue reading
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This morning the Department of Special Collections and University Archives appeared in the Tulsa World in an article about the E. Nelson Bridwell Collections (1989.001). The article may be found at here.
Special Collections is pleased to announce that a new collection has been processed. Thanks to the generosity of Dr. James Ronda, former history professor here at the University of Tulsa, Special Collections now has a robust offering of turn of … Continue reading
In 1818, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was first published. Our three-volume first edition copy here at Special Collections is a particular favorite, and we make sure to point it out in tours. In 1918, a soldier at Fort Riley, Kansas, reported a headache, … Continue reading
Also by Jennifer Carlson and Abhinaya Rangarajan. The University of Tulsa Department of Special Collections and University Archives and the McFarlin Fellows hosted a reception and dinner Thursday, February 25th. The speaker for this event was TU’s own Dr. Robert … Continue reading