Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

Living in Community….The Abbey of Gethsemani

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. One of the collections within University Archives and Special Collections is Communal Studies. The Communal Studies Collection began in conjunction with the Center for Communal Studies, which promotes the … Continue reading

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“She wore an itsy bitsy, teenie weenie, yellow polka dot bikini”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian This lyric is from a novelty song written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss and recorded by Brian Highland, way back in 1960.  (listen here)  It’s definitely an oldie, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian Welcome to 2023! Here’s hoping you had a relaxing and restorative break, and that you’re ready to hit the books again. All of us at Rice Library wish you … Continue reading

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McCutchan at War, part 2: The Tourist Experience

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian In the previous blog I told you about local historian Kenneth McCutchan (1913-2002) and his journals and scrapbook documenting his WWII service abroad.   That blog focused on his military … Continue reading

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McCutchan at War, part 1: The Military Experience

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Recordkeeping sounds pretty boring, doesn’t it?  We tend to think about it primarily in terms of financial matters, tasks that must be done.  In the broader context of keeping … Continue reading

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