Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

Welcome Home, Screagles!

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As titled, the University Archives and Special Collections warmly welcomes back all of our returning and new Screagles to USI. We are located on the third … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Celebrating Hoosier Author, Gene Stratton-Porter

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and University Archives. On a special edition of “On This Day” and final edition of “Hoosier Authors”, we are celebrating the hundredth and fifty-fourth birthday of Hoosier author, Gene … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Lew Wallace

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Just like summer vacation, our “Hoosier Authors” series is winding down this week; but we have two more authors to discuss! Today, we are examining the … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Edgar Whitcomb

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. We are switching gears today: if you have followed our recent blog series, “Hoosier Authors”, I have been discussing numerous novelists. Today, we are going over … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Theodore Dreiser

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Resuming our series, “Hoosier Authors”, we discuss the life and works of Theodore Dreiser. During his time, he was counter-cultural, fighting against Victorian ideology and was … Continue reading

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