Category Archives: European History

“Home, James!!”

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Queen Victoria had a coachman whose name was James Darling. Ordinarily, she’d address him by his surname, but that would mean that when she wanted to return to the … 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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The Christmas Tree

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. O Tannenbaum, o Tannenbaum, wie treu sind deine Blätter! Du grünst nicht nur zur Sommerzeit, Nein auch im Winter, wenn es schneit. O Tannenbaum, o Tannenbaum, wie treu sind deine … Continue reading

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Things are looking Grimm …

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. in University Archives and Special Collections these days! UASC is celebrating the Brothers Grimm, known for their fairy tale collections. Keep an eye out—you may see Rapunzel or Little … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest Spotlight: LST 325 Ship & Evansville Wartime Museum

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. ArchivesFest 2019 October 14-25, 2019:  UASC on the 3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. University Archives and Special … Continue reading

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