Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

Intersections

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. It’s interesting how people’s lives can cross paths, the lives and purposes of two people you’d never expect to intersect do so, albeit briefly. One such story features a … Continue reading

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“Can You Tell Me How to Get? How to Get to Sesame Street?”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. That question was answered just a little over 50 years ago with the debut of the beloved television show, November 10, 1969. Sesame Street has now produced over 4,500 … Continue reading

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Saving the Planet

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  The 1960’s and 1970’s were decades of change, of unrest. The hippie movement of the 1960’s was still going … Continue reading

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Arch Madness 2020: And the winner is …

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. UASC wants to thank all of this year’s competing institutions for another successful Arch Madness competition. This year’s competition broke last year’s overall voting record … Continue reading

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Arch Madness 2020: Championship Round

Welcome to the Championship Round! If you need to see the artifact descriptions, go the blog post, “Arch Madness 2020: Meet the Artifacts“. *Reminder: The Championship poll close on April 12 at 11:59 PM CST.* *For artifact descriptions, go to … Continue reading

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