Monthly Archives: July 2017

“Lincoln On”: 1864 National Union Party Ticket

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The National Union Party was a short-lived political party. The party began in 1864 until they dissolved in 1868. They believed in the preservation of the … Continue reading

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To Infinity and “The Farm”

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Of the many communal collections located up in the Rice Library Archives, I have had the pleasure of working on a donation given by Mr. Leigh … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday: The True Dr. J, Dr. Don Janzen

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Over time, boys become men and so does their legend. One man that has exemplify that since I working here is Don Janzen. Over the past … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America! Remembering America’s Bicentennial

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. This year, America celebrates her 241st birthday: that is quite an accomplishment; however, just like milestone birthday, people go all out to celebrate. Similar things happened … Continue reading

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