Category Archives: history

Arch Madness 2020: Meet the Competing Institutions

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. University Archives and Special Collections 3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library In the summer of 1972 the Lilly Endowment, Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana awarded the then Indiana … Continue reading

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Arch Madness 2020: Meet the Artifacts!

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The crowds are going crazy! Pure pandemonium! Arch Madness is back and we have some stiff competition. The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) is … Continue reading

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Juliette Gordon Low

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Do you recognize that name? If you’ve ever enjoyed a Thin Mint, Samoa, Do-Si-Do, or Shortbread cookie, you probably should! Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon was born in Savannah, GA … Continue reading

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Why to Study History, or What the Defeat of the Spanish Armada Means for Health Care Today

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Long before the advent of planes, trains, and automobiles, a great deal of transportation was by water. For the manpower used to provide this means of getting from point … Continue reading

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ArchivesFest Spotlight: Working Men’s Institute, Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum, & Evansville African-American 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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