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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. In the play Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare puts these words into a character’s mouth: “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” It … Continue reading

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Grand Army of the Republic

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. The Civil War ended on April 9, 1865 with General Robert E. Lee’s surrender of his army to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, VA.  In earlier … Continue reading

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Women’s Culture and Feminism: Chrysalis Magazine

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. The Rice Library Archives and Special Collections has decided to double down on the material we have to offer pertaining to women’s history. A previous post … Continue reading

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