Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

ArchivesFest 2021: EMTRAC, Reitz Home Museum, and Evansville African American Museum

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian, and James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Welcome back for another exciting week of #ArchivesFest2021! We are excited to present the EMTRAC, Reitz … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest 2021: Lincoln Village & Angel Mounds

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian, and James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. October is American Archives Month! In honor of this month, #ArchivesFest2021 has returned. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Orphan Trains

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Life in 19th century America was difficult. The very pathways of American life were changing from an agrarian past to an industrialized future. Such a drastic change was not … Continue reading

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The Art of Consumption

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. If you’ve stopped to read this … surprise! I’m not talking about eating/drinking/using up something, but rather about tuberculosis, a disease once commonly called consumption. It has an amazing … Continue reading

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Shakers: Isn’t It Ironic?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. One of the collections within UASC is Communal Studies, which focuses on intentional communities, both historic and contemporary. “According to the Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC), an intentional community … Continue reading

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