Author Archives: David L. Rice Library

Evansville State Hospital

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Mental illness. That’s a term that has long scared us, that has terrible stigma attached to it. I delved into this in a January 21, 2019 blog entitled “It’s … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest 2021: USI Art Collection, Working Men’s Institute, and Historic New Harmony

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian, and James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. It is the third week of #ArchivesFest2021. This week, our participating institutions are the USI Art … Continue reading

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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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