Category Archives: Student Assistants

Banned Books Week: The Satanic Verses

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The Satanic Verses was published in 1988 by author Salman Rushdie, and has had a tumultuous history riddled with violence, accommodation, and censorship. Most commonly referred … Continue reading

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To Infinity and “The Farm”

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Of the many communal collections located up in the Rice Library Archives, I have had the pleasure of working on a donation given by Mr. Leigh … Continue reading

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Exploring the Tri-State: Mammoth Cave National Park

*Post written by Jake Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections, and James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Our final entry in our “Exploring the Tri-State” blog series, we are going to … Continue reading

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Leading the Future: Rare Land Grants of Founding Father, Patrick Henry

*Post written by Aaron Allen, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Most people would never think of Virginia as part of the United States’ western boundary; however, this was not always the case. Through much of the … Continue reading

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Student Highlight: Josh Knecht

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. My time in the archives has been valuable to me; it provides an atmosphere that allows me to unwind after my classes. It is quiet, relaxing, … Continue reading

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