*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian, and James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections.
Though #AmericanArchivesMonth is over, the University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) thanks all of this year’s participating institutions. In our final post for #ArchivesFest, the focus is on the UASC and the Posey County Historical Society.
University Archives and Special Collections (UASC)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (by appointment only!)
8600 University Boulevard, Evansville, IN (3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library)
reservation and processing of regional material. At the end of the third year the University was to assume responsibility for continuing the growth of the Special Collections. It started with just a few regional history books on Indiana from the library’s own collection. Today, the University Archives and Special Collection has over 850 unique collections, 800 oral history interviews, 6,500 rare and unique books, and 30,000 digital resources.
To learn more about the University Archives and Special Collections (UASC), please visit https://usi.libguides.com/uasc and follow their social media accounts:
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DavidLRiceLibrary/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/RiceLib
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ricelibrary/
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DavidLRiceLibrary
- WordPress: https://amusingartifacts.org/
Located inside Hedges Central Community Center, 716 Locust Street, Door #4, Mt. Vernon, IN
Hours: Wednesdays, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
“The Posey County Historical Society was established in 1922. After the collection was vandalized in the 1930’s, the Society disbanded. In 1972, a group re-organized the Historical Society and has been going strong ever since!”
Be sure to follow the Posey County Historical Society on their social media at: