Monthly Archives: March 2018

Sherlockiana: the infatuation with Sherlock Holmes

Throughout recent history, people always seem to be intrigued with mystery. Whether it’s a simple mystery of who ate the last cookie, when one child still has crumbs on their face, or a complex mystery that takes story-boards and focus … Continue reading

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From Beyond the Unknown: Books and magazines from The Jack C. Rae Science Fiction Library

The timing of this exhibit, albeit unintentional,  is fitting really, because it was two years ago — almost to the day — that Special Collections was the recipient of a huge and “out of this world” gift of the science … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Melvin Chamberlain Collection of Christopher Morley

Christopher Morley was an American journalist, novelist, essayist, and poet. He also produced several stage productions and toured giving college lectures. Morley was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania on May 5, 1890. He got his love for literature and poetry … Continue reading

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Special Collections New Acquisitions

Every six months or so, our Special Collections Librarian I. Marc Carlson compiles a list of all our new acquisitions. Within this list, everything is included, from single items, to entire collections, and even additions to collections we already house. … Continue reading

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Thomas “Bruce” Luckett

Thomas Bruce Luckett was born on December 6, 1919 in Tulsa. He attended Central High School and then went on to attend The University of Tulsa graduating in 1941 with a Bachelor of Science. He was interested in creating scale … Continue reading

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