Category Archives: Business

The Price of Progress

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. You’ve heard all of this before. No pain, no gain. Progress comes at a cost. In Inherit the Wind, author Jerome Lawrence notes, “Progress has never been a bargain. … Continue reading

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“War is Hell”… and Expensive, Too.

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. That quote is attributed to Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman, but it surely applies to every other war, as does the comment about the cost. Declaring war, assuming … 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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Taking Care of Business: Double Cola

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Who does not to crack a cold and pleasant carbonated beverage on a hot, summer day? It is sweet, sugary goodness! The next business we are … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Business: Fendrich Cigar Company

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. When you think of a celebration, some individuals think of cigars and popping a bottle of champagne. Our next entry in “Taking Care of Business”, we … Continue reading

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