Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Elite 8

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *Item descriptions written by Mona Meyer, archives and special collections metadata librarian, Susan Sauls, director of the art collection, Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at … Continue reading

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RIP, Birch Bayh (1928-2019)

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Bayh was a U.S. Senator from Indiana from 1962-1980. Prior to that he served in the Indiana legislature from 1954 until his election to the U.S. Senate. In 1959, … Continue reading

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Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Sweet 16

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *Item descriptions written by Mona Meyer, archives and special collections metadata librarian, Susan Sauls, director of the art collection, Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at … Continue reading

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“Everything Old is New Again…”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. In a previous blog in which I talked about bygone entertainment palaces in Evansville, I promised another article on “old-timey” theatres that were still in use; this blog makes … Continue reading

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The Madness Has Arrived!

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. It is that time of year again! It is the University Archives and Special Collections’ (UASC) 3rd annual Arch Madness competition: this year, we have … Continue reading

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