Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

“Hizzoner”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. “Hizzoner” is a corruption of the words, His Honor, used to refer to mayors.  Although it’s more commonly used in big cities, particularly New York City, I’m using it … Continue reading

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“Girls Don’t Do That…”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Anna Helena Cluthe didn’t subscribe to that way of thinking. Her father, William (1847-1937) was born in Wabern, Germany, where he studied for the priesthood.  He decided on a … Continue reading

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2019 Arch Madness Champion Revealed!

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Another a month of voting, a winner as been decided! After 2,800 votes were casted in four weeks, this year’s winner is … Lord Byron’s … Continue reading

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

*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 and Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at the Evansville Museum. And then, there … Continue reading

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Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Final 4

*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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