Category Archives: civil rights

Celebrating Black History Month: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. These two letters have a long history: it was discovered by a student in History 323, Introduction to Archival Practice. Course instructor, Jennifer Greene, reference and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America: Let Freedom Ring!

As our nation prepares to celebrate the 235th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain, the LTL Blog thought it would be interesting (and fun) to highlight some of Rice Library’s newest books related to Fourth of July … Continue reading

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