*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.
October is National Archives Month and in celebration, the University Archives and Special Collections is hosting a two-week long celebration, ArchivesFest. Check out historic books, artifacts, photographs, and documents from the University Archives and Special Collections and four local historical institutions:
- Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science
- Willard Library
- Evansville African-American Museum
- Reitz Home Museum
- Lawrence Library
Join us to learn more about this local history from these historic institutions and the history they preserve. There will be two door prize giveaways during both weeks and are allowed one entry per day. Use the hashtag, #ArchivesFest, to post your photos and videos throughout the event. Check the David L. Rice Library Facebook and Twitter pages or continue to check for update through amUSIngArtifacts for more information. This event is free and open to the public.